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A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine has questioned the effectiveness of epidural injections. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Questions The Effectiveness Of Epidural Injections

Researchers found that after six weeks, injections that combined both epidural steroids and the anesthetic lidocaine were no more effective than lidocaine alone. Even the effects of lidocaine did not last long.

07/02/2014

Apostherapy uses special footwear to treat knee, hip, and back pain. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘AposTherapy’ The Shoe Solution To Hip, Knee, And Back Pain

If you suffer from back, knee, or hip pain you may be able to avoid surgery with a surprising fix; your footwear.

04/14/2014

Backpain Clothing (Credit: CBS 2)

Therapeutic Apparel Claims To Help Relieve Back, Neck Pain

You’ve tried just about everything, but your back still twinges, your neck’s sore and your shoulders throb. Could the answer to all these aches and pains be your choice of clothing?

06/05/2012

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Study: Foods Can Help You Fight Back Pain

Billions of dollars are spent every year on over-the-counter and prescription drugs seeking relief for back pain, but some researchers are saying you need only head to the refrigerator.

10/29/2010

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HealthWatch: New Minimally Invasive Back Pain Treatment

Back pain affects so many people that it’s the top cause of disability in the workplace – but it’s not easy to treat. Now, patients suffering from one type of back pain have an incredible new option for relief.

09/22/2010