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Jul

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15 common myths associated with back pain

Many societal beliefs about back pain are inaccurate, and are associated with greater pain and disability due to back pain. These myths are often commonly believed by both healthcare professionals and […]

01
Jul

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Pain and Injury in Dancers

Dancers report a high level of pain and/or injury. While research in non-dance populations has shown that pain involves not just physical (e.g. strength) and anatomical (e.g. tissue sprain) factors, […]

12
Jun

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Patients think the back is “Easy to Harm, Hard to Heal”

People who have back pain may view their back negatively and consequently focus on information which confirms their negative beliefs. In this qualitative study by Ben Darlow and colleagues from the […]

08
Jun

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What about my protruding or bulging disc?

It is one of the most infamous parts of the body as it is frequently blamed for severe and unpleasant low back pain (LBP). However, as discussed previously here, there is no evidence that […]

01
Jun

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Body-mind interactions in low back pain

A common belief about low back pain (LBP) is that it is either about physical structures in the back or is related to factors in a person’s life (like stress, […]