Do Transient Effects of Sleep Impact Next-Day Pain and Fatigue Experienced by Older Adults with Symptomatic Osteoarthritis
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Do Transient Effects of Sleep Impact Next-Day Pain and Fatigue Experienced by Older Adults with Symptomatic Osteoarthritis?

Research has shown that poor quality of sleep is associated with higher rates of pain and fatigue in people dealing with OA (osteoarthritis). The current study [1. Transient effects of sleep on next-day pain and fatigue in older adults with…
cortisol and stress and impact on back pain
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Chronic Stress-and-Pain-Induced Cortisol May Contribute to IVD Degeneration and Inhibit IVD Healing, Study Finds

A July 2019 study [1. Pathological Effects of Cortisol on Intervertebral Disc Cells and Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Lower Back Pain Patients] examining the pathological effects of cortisol on the intervertebral disc (IVD) cells and human mesenchymal…