Non-specific lower back pain among a cohort of Chinese army soldiers

Research Paper Title A retrospective cross-sectional survey of non-specific lower back pain among a cohort of Chinese army soldiers. Background Nonspecific lower back pain (LBP) has been a major public health problem in western countries since the second half of the 20 t h century. The trend has expanded to non-western countries, and LBP is currently a… Read More

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Got Back Pain, Get Paracetamol: Really?

Research Paper Title Efficacy and Safety of Paracetamol for Spinal Pain and Osteoarthritis: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Placebo Controlled Trials. Objective To investigate the efficacy and safety of paracetamol (acetaminophen) in the management of spinal pain and osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Results 12 reports (13 randomised… Read More

Research: Physical Activity, Chronic Pain & Return to Work

Research Paper Title Efficacy of ‘Tailored Physical Activty’ of ‘Chronic Pain Self-Management Program’ on Return to Work for Sick-listed Citizens: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Background Pain affects quality of life and can result in absence from work. Treatment and/or prevention strategies for musculoskeletal pain-related long-term sick leave are currently undertaken in several health sectors.… Read More