What happens when an MRI report makes the patient feel worse?

What happens when an MRI report makes the patient feel worse? What are the benefits of “clinical reporting”? Results from an RCT and blinded studies delivering the clinical goods The use of MRI in assessing low back pain (LBP) has led to a higher incidence of surgery every year, with significant complications such as mortality […]

Unveiling the Mystery of Discogenic Low Back Pain

discogenic low back pain

Back pain is a common ailment that many of us have experienced at some point in our lives. One specific type of back pain, known as discogenic low back pain (LBP), is characterized by pain originating from the intervertebral discs (IVDs) in the spine. Despite extensive research, the exact causes of discogenic LBP have remained […]

MRI image features with an evident relation to low back pain: a narrative review

What's the Relationship Between MRI Findings & Clinical Symptoms in Patients with Suspected Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis_

Low back pain (LBP) is a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide and is a leading cause of disability. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the lumbar spine is commonly used to diagnose and assess LBP. However, there is ongoing debate regarding its appropriate use and interpretation. Understanding the relationship between specific MRI image […]

Effectiveness of Spinal Stabilization Exercises

Core stability exercise

Low back pain (LBP) is a widespread issue affecting more than 80% of people in the United States at least once in their lifetime. It is a common reason for seeking medical care and is associated with high medical costs and disability, leading to work absenteeism and decreased productivity. When it comes to managing LBP, […]

A Review of Lumbar Discogenic Pain

Review of Lumbar Discogenic Pain Annular Disc tear

Low back pain is a common ailment that can have various causes. While fractures, tumors, and infections are rare contributors to low back pain, the exact reasons behind its occurrence are not always apparent. Philosophers and scientists have put forth different explanations for back pain, ranging from psychosocial factors to nociceptive phenomena. To further understand […]

The High Cost of Standing: Uncovering Risk Factors for Low Back Pain

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The High Cost of Standing: Uncovering Risk Factors for Low Back Pain research review on pain and standing   Introduction Summary Low back pain (LBP) is a prevalent and costly health problem that affects a significant portion of the global population. Pain developers (PDs) are individuals who are considered a pre-clinical LBP population at risk […]

Bed Rest for Backs: Is it So Wrong?

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Bed Rest for Backs: Is it So Wrong? recumbency and recovery   When treating acute nonspecific low back pain (LBP), bed rest is often not recommended. In fact, many clinical practice guidelines for the care of acute nonspecific LBP in primary care say to avoid bed rest. Arnau et al.1 conducted a systematic study that […]