Tag: back pain

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly...

April 18, 2019

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a...

September 17, 2018

Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will...

June 27, 2018

Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason...

January 16, 2018

Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded....

September 21, 2017

Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017

Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back...

June 23, 2017

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

Lower Back Pain: When to See Your...

Have you experienced pain in the lower portion of your spine? You are not alone. About 80 percent of adult...

April 12, 2017

Lower Back Pain: Physical Therapies Over Meds...

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize that doctors should suggest prescription pain medicines only as a...

February 17, 2017

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Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

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Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

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A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

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After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

Families and friends gathering for the Fourth of July holiday can take “simple safety steps” when celebrating the nation’s birthday with fireworks, says the U.S....

#BaptistHealthy: Lentil Veggie Patty

Looking for a healthier alternative to a burger? Try this easy-to-make lentil veggie patty.  You can eliminate the saturated fats found in red meats and...