Back Pain

  • Muscle relaxants ‘very questionable’ treatment for low back pain, experts say
    A new study shows muscle relaxant drugs could increase the risk of side effects with little effect on reducing low back pain intensity.
    Jul 8, 2021
  • Pandemic a pain in the neck — and the back — for many Manitobans
    According to the Manitoba Chiropractors Association, more people are complaining of back and neck pain in recent weeks.
    Oct 15, 2020
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  • Alberta students prepare for heavier backpacks as they head back to school sans lockers
    One physiotherapist said the added load isn't likely to lead to persistent back pain.
    Aug 31, 2020
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  • Long-term work-from-home setups can mean back, neck pain: ergonomics expert
    A leading Canadian ergonomist says back and neck pain is a common complaint these days.
    Aug 22, 2020
  • Man discovers he has 3 kidneys after going to doctor for lower back pain
    Fewer than 100 cases of having a third kidney have been reported in medical literature.
    May 8, 2020
  • Coronavirus: Preventing injury while working from home
    According to occupational therapists Kelly Evans and Kristin Peters of Creative Therapy Consultants, there are a few small changes that can be made to optimize posture.
    May 4, 2020
  • Sore back, neck from working at home? Quick fixes to improve your workspace
    Many Canadians are working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, without optimal workspaces. Here are a few fixes, so you don't end up in pain.
    Mar 24, 2020
  • What causes a pinched nerve and how to treat it
    Sitting too often can cause serious pain.
    Jan 12, 2020
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  • 4 health myths that need to disappear in 2020
    It's time we stopped believing in these myths for the sake of our health.
    Dec 29, 2019
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  • Back pain keeps many Canadians out of work — why don’t we take it seriously?
    Some experts say back pain is a "global burden."
    Nov 10, 2019

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