Navigation Links
Naturopathic Care and Low Back Pain

affeine consumption).

The control group received a treatment protocol that has previously been published in the British Medical Journal. They received basic exercise and lifestyle counseling and a booklet of general information about lower back pain. Visits with the control group were made every two weeks to offer additional lifestyle advice, counseling, or to answer any questions.

Three measures were given to participants: The Oswestry (low back pain questionnaire), Roland & Morris (low back pain questionnaire used to back up the Oswestry), and the Short Form (SF)-36 (general qualify of life questionnaire) survey. Information from these surveys was used to assess baseline back health and quality of life. Pain medication, adjunctive therapies, and lumbar flexion (functional measure) were also established at baseline. Oswestry, Roland & Morris, SF-36, and forward lumbar flexion were recorded at 4, 8, and 12 weeks. Medication and therapy use was recorded at each visit.

Results After 12 weeks, the investigators observed the following:

§ Scores for those with specific low back pain decreased by 20.0 percent in the naturopathic care group vs. an increase of 8.8 percent for control (p< 0.0001), per the Roland & Morris survey.

§ Scores for general low back pain decreased by 11.1 percent among the naturopathic group vs. an increase of 1.7 percent in the control (p< 0.0001), per the Oswestry questionnaires.

§ There was improvement in all of the eight categories that make up the overall quality of life survey (SF-36) among those receiving naturopathic care. By contrast, only two categories improved slightly among those in the control group while the remaining six remained the same or dropped below baseline.

§ Patients in the naturopathic study section had more limber measurements in the spine, increasing from 29.55 to 33.85 cm vs. a decrease in the control group from 31.58 to 30.28 cm (p< 0
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Naturopathic Care Proves Beneficial for TMD Pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Naturopathic Care and Low Back Pain

(Date:8/30/2014)... The Truth about Six Pack Abs is a ... users some shocking foods that can burn belly fat, unique ... as well as some motivation secrets for successful fitness. , ... one unique trick that can help users reduce junk-food cravings. ... people might think, cardio exercise routines are not the best ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Information supplied by insurance companies has ... prices to consumers in 2014. A group of ratess ... using the open system for adults at http://quotespros.com/life-insurance.html ... use this year can help the average person to ... and not from medical histories. The finder tool works ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... a method that keeps anxiety and panic attacks under ... "Panic Away" program review describes this new ... help sufferers control panic attacks and overcome general anxiety ... popular and successful is the fact that it can ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... for authentic U.S. Open Tennis Championship tickets ... their customer appreciation promo/coupon code US-OPEN-2014 for all day ... (GA) seats and group sales for this prestigious Grand ... schedule is below: , 8/30/14 , US Open Tennis ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... VA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Seniors Guide, ... articles recently that focus on Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and ... revealed to the public of being diagnosed with the Alzheimer’s, ... latest movie, “I’ll Be Me”. The movie, out on ... while focusing on his diagnosis of the disease – which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Truth about Six Pack Abs Review Reveals Unique Method to Eliminate Stubborn Stomach Fat 2Health News:Term Life Insurance Rates Now Found Nationally by New Insurer Finder Tool 2Health News:Panic Away Review Reveals New Natural Remedy for Anxiety Patients 2Health News:US Open Tennis Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Labor Day Weekend Sessions and More 2Health News:US Open Tennis Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Labor Day Weekend Sessions and More 3Health News:US Open Tennis Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Labor Day Weekend Sessions and More 4Health News:US Open Tennis Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Labor Day Weekend Sessions and More 5Health News:Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Focus on Retirement Website SeniorsGuideOnline.com 2
... in a gene called FGFR2 could accelerate the development ... uterine cancer. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ... (TGen); the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, which is part ... Medicine reported the findings in the May 21, 2007, ...
... new study has shown the severe repercussions of high-fat food combined ... on liver and other vital organs. ,The study ... at Saint Louis University. ,As part of the study, ... a diet that was 40 percent fat and replete with high ...
... A nationwide study has been launched in US to determine ... and lorazepam, is more effective. ,Childhood seizures ... seizures can lead to brain damage or even death ... two drugs currently prescribed to tackle emergency situations - ...
... research has found that parents can foresee their children's exam ... ,The University of Bath study suggests that English and ... , ,Students with longer ring fingers are more likely ... ring fingers are said to be more proficient at literacy. ...
... demand. Two experts in this weeks BMJ debate whether presumed ... is evidence to the contrary is the answer. ... organ donation, yet only 23% have registered their wish to ... the British Medical Association. ,Research indicates that countries ...
... is widely consumed beverage and is regularly investigated and ... cancer to heart disease. Among its complex effects on ... linked to lower insulin and uric acid levels on ... suggest that coffee consumption may affect the risk of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Gene Discovery Lays Groundwork for Targeted Therapies for Endometrial Cancer 2Health News:Gene Discovery Lays Groundwork for Targeted Therapies for Endometrial Cancer 3Health News:High-fat and Sugary Diet Severely Damage Liver and Other Vital Organs 2Health News:Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam 2Health News:Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam 3Health News:Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam 4Health News:Fingers of Kids can Predict Their Performance in Exams 2Health News:Is Presumed Consent the Answer to Organ Shortages? 2Health News:Four Cups of Coffee a Day may Cut Down the Risk of Gout 2Health News:Four Cups of Coffee a Day may Cut Down the Risk of Gout 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... , August 29, 2014 ... by Product & Services (Equipment, Reagent, Primer, Probe, ... (Diagnostics, PCR, QPCR, Gene Synthesis, NGS, DNA, RNAi) ... the global Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market is expected to ... in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a ... and New Zealand Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd ... Adelaide, Australia .  Forensic Scientists ... advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination ... , Director of Product Development at ChemImage, will ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... CITY, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014  Abaxis, ... company manufacturing point-of-care blood instrumentation and consumables to the ... Clint Severson , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will ... Best Ideas Conference 2014 on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 ... at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 2Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 3Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market Worth $1,712.1 Million by 2019 4ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3Abaxis, Inc. to Present at CL King's 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014 2
... Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and its ... have completed the acquisition of full ownership of the ... the United States from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. ... Pharmaceuticals Co. and will continue to market products under ...
... Sept. 28, 2011 Fifty thousand to 60,000 new cases ... year(i). Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) in Winfield, Ill., is among ... a new technology called DaTscan, an imaging tool that aids ... disease. DaTscan is the first and only objective diagnostic tool ...
Cached Medicine Technology:McNEIL-PPC, Inc. Acquires Full Ownership of the Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co. Joint Venture 2New Imaging Technology Helps in Diagnosing Parkinson's Disease 2
... custom bars have a large body ... contacts (spaced 3 centimeters center-to-center) to ... repeated cleaning. Polarity indicators are molded ... handle fits our bar electrode styles. ...
The Surgifresh mini has the same rugged construction as the Plume-inator. It is the ideal size for operating room, clinic and office settings. This unit includes a filter test button, hospital grade ...
A system for the removal and filtration of laser and surgical smoke....
The FreedomAire Surgical Helmet System is a lightweight, comfortable helmut system with superior air flow, and a removable motor module that lifts off for easy cleaning....
Medicine Products: