Low back pain in the elderly is the result of poor 'proprioception,' or the body's ability to perceive its own position in space, caused by a deterioration of sensory receptors in their muscles called proprioceptors. In a new study, researchers demonstrate a protocol for the management of low back pain by diagnosing and activating impaired proprioceptors with localized vibratory stimulations, crowning an approach that can enable elderly people to lead better lives.
The outlook for people who have these AS surgeries is good despite the risk of surgery complications
New research from Boston Medical Center identifies elevated mortality risk for women with back pain when compared to women without back pain.
Cannabis abuse appears to be associated with worse spine surgery outcomes, according to a study published online March 23 in Spine.