Category Archives for "Back Pain"

Depression Linked to Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults

There is increasing evidence that supports an association between depression and back pain. A recent study published in Spine, February 2018, found that involved surveys and examinations of over 7,500 Korean adults found that individuals with back pain are almost five-times more likely to have depression. The findings suggest that clinicians should screen low back […]

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Ibuprofen Safety Issues

In the March 15th 2017 article in Time Magazine titled Common Pain Meds are Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Problems, the author speaks of a new study published in the European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy that looked at the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs. It was found that 3376 people who […]

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Snowmageddon and your Aching Back

The weekend of January 23 2016 was a real doozie for the Phoenixville region.  Many were referring to this storm as a Snowmageddon.  We got walloped with more snow than most of us know what to do with or, for that matter, where to put it.  If you live in the region and don’t have […]

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