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Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain?

New research from University of Sydney has found home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older […]

Anticonvulsant drugs ineffective for back pain

Anticonvulsant drugs are ineffective in the treatment of lower back and lumbar radicular pain despite prescriptions rising by 500 per […]

Re-training the brain in pain

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques. […]

Don’t rely on smartphone apps to treat back pain

Millions of people worldwide use back pain apps, however no independent guidance is available to help consumers identify which ones […]

Pain: a symptom or a disease?

Countless people live with the burden of chronic pain, which imposes major public health and financial costs on the economy. […]