Almost 40% of the adult population experiences low back pain due to degenerating disks in the spine, but medical science hasn't understood exactly why the disks become painful. In a new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, Cedars-Sinai investigators point the way to an answer—and possibly a step toward targeted treatment.
A variety of factors including injury, inflammation, and activity can cause back pain in seniors. Seated stretching is one strategy that may help seniors prevent or manage their back pain.
In recent years, the application of MSCs in various diseases has received widespread attention, but there are still various problems in the treatment of MSCs, among which the heterogeneity of MSCs may be one of the causes of the problem.
Neck pain is common, but working on your posture and strengthening your spine can help.
Using cellular products as a therapy is not a contemporary concept; literature dates back to the late 19th century, when Charles Édouard Brown-Séquard pioneered organotherapy (using organ extracts as a medical treatment) to suppress human aging. While this failed as an anti-aging therapeutic, it did bring into discussion the use of cells as a therapeutic agent, which has gained vast popularity in the modern day.
Lower back pain is very common. It usually develops due to overuse or a minor injury, but sometimes there may be no obvious cause. Lower back pain can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition.
Osteoporosis is a primary cause of fractures in postmenopausal women and older men. It can affect any bones, but is most frequently seen in the hip, spine and wrist bones.
With age comes wisdom and experience. Unfortunately, aches and pains tend to tag along for the ride. Spinal aging may be a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to grin and bear it.
Spine misalignment can cause several symptoms, including pain and impairment of the spine’s range of motion. It can affect a person’s quality of life.
A new study may provide key answers to how to help people experiencing chronic back pain. The study examined the critical connection between the brain and pain for treating chronic pain. Specifically, they looked at the importance of pain attributions, which are people's beliefs about the underlying causes of their pain, to reduce chronic back pain severity.