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Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain

March 22, 2017. 5:00 PM EST. Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study By Amy Norton
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Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

March 01, 2017 The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain

February 27, 2017 Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help

Hip Fracture’s Link to Early Death May Last Years

February 27, 2017 People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages

February 23, 2017 But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Ultrasound Won’t Help Broken Bones Heal, Expert Panel Says

February 23, 2017 Detailed review suggests it's time to retire this costly but useless intervention

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too

February 21, 2017 While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say

February 13, 2017 Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga

February 10, 2017 Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months

Common Painkillers Don’t Ease Back Pain, Study Finds

February 02, 2017 Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects

Low Back Pain Common Among Kids

January 30, 2017 Sports injuries are just one frequent cause, study finds

Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain

January 18, 2017 Certain behaviors can reduce your risk, doctor says

Joints Achy? Don’t Blame Mother Nature

January 10, 2017 Study disputes weather's role in knee and back pain

Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

January 05, 2017 Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending

December 28, 2016 Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly

December 07, 2016 Such a test gives insight into neurological changes that make falls more likely, researchers say