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On-Call Work May Raise Risk for Back Pain and Other Problems.

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On-call work requires being ready to work at any time, which can be very stressful for many individuals. A recent study investigated the association between on-call work and health issues among a sample of over 29,000 men and women from a variety of industries and found that being on-call increases the risk for the following conditions: hearing problems, skin problems, back pain, muscular pain in arms and legs, headache, abdominal pain, depression and anxiety, and sleep problems.
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Manipulative Therapy Provides Benefits to Those with COPD.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing. A recent study found that manipulative therapies can help improve functional exercise capacity in patients with COPD, potentially helping to improve the quality of life of patients with the condition.
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, March 2018

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Canadian Guidelines Support Manipulation for Back Pain.

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An eight-member multidisciplinary panel recently set out to determine clinical practice guidelines for the management of acute and chronic low back pain in adults. Their review of the current available evidence led them to conclude that a multimodal approach including spinal manipulative therapy, other commonly used active interventions, self-management advice, and exercise are an effective treatment strategy for the management of both acute and chronic back pain, with or without leg pain.
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, March 2018 ...

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Musculoskeletal Disease Among Children Is an Economic Burden in the US.

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According to a new report, more than 19 million children and adolescents in the United States (US) received treatment in medical centers, private medical practices, and hospitals for musculoskeletal-related conditions or injuries in 2012 at a total cost of about $7.6 billion. The report also found that musculoskeletal conditions account for 5.4% of hospital charges in the pediatric population, but only 1.4% of pediatric research funding is dedicated to musculoskeletal research. The authors of the report note the costs are ...

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Neck Pain Common with Migraines.

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According to a new study that monitored the status of 391 migraine patients for 18 months, 42.5% of participants experienced neck pain in conjunction with migraine episodes. In a third of these patients, neck pain triggered their migraine and the rest reported that neck pain manifested once their headache was underway. The authors of the study caution, “Careful history taking is required to diagnose neck pain as a feature of migraine and to differentiate it from secondary headache due to ...

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