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Lower back pain when coughing: Causes and treatment
Lower back pain is a fairly common symptom. Coughing may worsen existing lower back pain for some people, whereas for others, lower back pain may only become noticeable when they cough.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jul 15
High postural sway doubles older women's fracture risk
Postural sway is an independent risk factor for bone fractures in postmenopausal women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital. Women with the highest postural sway had a two times higher fracture risk compared to women with the lowest postural sway. In addition, a combination of high postural sway and low bone mineral density was associated ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24
First step towards a better prosthetic leg? Trip people over and over
Andr 233 s Mart 237 nez strode briskly on the treadmill, staring straight ahead and counting backwards by seven from 898, a trick to keep his brain from anticipating the literal stumbling block heading his way a compact 35 pounds of steel specifically designed to make him fall. Special goggles kept him from looking down. Arrows on an eye-level screen kept him from walking off the sides. A harness ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24
Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis
ITHACA, N.Y. - A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. The treatment, developed by Cornell University biomedical engineers, is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring joint lubricant that binds to the surface of cartilage in joints and acts as a cushion during high-impact activities, such as running. When the p ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 24
Exercises and stretches for relieving upper back pain
Upper back pain and tension are common complaints, particularly when people feel stressed or spend a lot of time hunched over desks or computers. Exercises that stretch the neck, shoulders, and upper back can help relieve pain and loosen tight muscles.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
Lower back and testicle pain: Causes and when to see a doctor
Many people experience lower back pain from time to time. However, lower back pain that occurs along with testicle pain is less common and can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical treatment.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
Lower back pain: Causes, treatment, and when to see a doctor
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.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
Tingling in the back: Causes, treatment, and when to see a doctor
A tingling, or pins and needles, sensation in the back can result from conditions that affect the underlying nerves. Doctors refer to this sensation as paresthesia. Causes can include infections, spinal injuries, fibromyalgia, and vascular malformations.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
Lower back and leg pain: Causes and when to see a doctor
Lower back and leg pain are common symptoms that often result from sprains and strains or poor posture. However, severe or recurring pain may indicate an underlying medical condition, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
Lower back and hip pain: Causes, treatment, and when to see a doctor
When pain in the lower back occurs alongside hip pain, there may be a common cause. Certain health conditions or injuries can affect the nerves in both of these areas.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jun 17
UTMB researchers learned how to better combat muscle loss during space flights
GALVESTON, Texas - A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has further documented how muscles are affected by reduced gravity conditions during space flight missions and uncovered how exercise and hormone treatments can be tailored to minimize muscle loss for individual space travelers. The findings are available in PLOS One . NASA has recently announced that it will a ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 17
Common conditions keep many patients out of knee cartilage research studies
Some of the most common traits among patients with cartilage issues in the knee are excluding them from participating in clinical trials because the trial outcomes might not yield the optimum results for new methods of cartilage regeneration, according to a Penn Medicine study published in Regenerative Medicine . Researchers testing the new methods tend to only include the patients most likely to ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 17