chronic pain

Take back pain out of the equation for new mums
Take back pain out of the equation for new mums (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-first study at The University of Western Australia is looking at the link between female reproductive hormones and lower back injuries in women in a bid to resolve chronic back issues caused in pregnancy. Occupational bio-mechanist and PhD student ... Read More »

Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in children
Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in children (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

It is upsetting to see anyone in pain, but it’s especially heartbreaking to watch a child endure chronic pain. In addition to the suffering itself, chronic pain can cause traumatic effects on a child’s quality of life, and it can ... Read More »

Discovery of new genes will help childhood arthritis treatment
Discovery of new genes will help childhood arthritis treatment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists Dr Anne Hinks, Dr Joanna Cobb and Professor Wendy Thomson, from the University’s Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit, whose work is published in Nature Genetics, looked at DNA extracted from blood and saliva samples of 2,000 children with childhood ... Read More »

Double-jointed adolescents at risk for joint pain
Double-jointed adolescents at risk for joint pain (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A prospective study by U.K. researchers found that adolescents who are double-jointed—medically termed joint hypermobility—are at greater risk for developing musculoskeletal pain as they get older, particularly in the shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. Findings published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, ... Read More »

Chronic pain could be passed from parents to adolescents
Chronic pain could be passed from parents to adolescents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Chronic pain in parents appears to be associated with chronic nonspecific pain and chronic multisite pain in adolescents and young adults, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Chronic ... Read More »

 
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