A 65-year-old construction worker who underwent a total knee replacement presents with knee and lower extremity edema. What is the likely diagnosis?
Catastrophizing and fear-avoidance beliefs may be linked to poor treatment outcomes in those with low back pain.
The Waiting Room
Identifying and modifying risk factors through engaging in preventative health activities is the key to achieving good health from head to toe, and is the backbone of primary care.
One in five patient encounters do not include palpation.
Mixed evidence supporting duloxetine for treatment of chronic low-back pain.
A man presents with a history of chronic low back pain, knee pain, and dysphagia.
An inversion table may help in the treatment of low back pain, which is usually caused by pressure between two vertebral bodies.
Pain Information Center
An estimated 31 million Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime.
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Movement-based mind-body interventions could be effective alternatives to drugs, surgery, injections.
Chronic low back pain (LBP) defined as persistent or fluctuating musculoskeletal pain of lower back and lumbar spine lasting >3 months.