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Ibuprofen Has No Significant Benefit For Treating Back Pain

Anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen have little benefit when it comes to treating back pain, according to a study looking at more than 6,000 people with back pain, comparing NSAIDs with a placebo. Although non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were found to reduce pain and make moving and doing daily activities easier, the difference compared to […]

Mindfulness Meditation Eases Chronic Low Back Pain

Meditation long has been practiced as a way to calm the mind, and possibly achieve enlightenment. Now, new research shows that quieting the mind may be a non-drug alternative to help decrease chronic low back pain. A team of researchers at Group Health Research Institute explored alternatives to pain medication in treating low back pain, […]