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  1. Osteopathic Medicine Gaining Acceptance

    Dec. 6, 1999 (Atlanta) -- Overcoming a lack of acceptance by the established medical profession, osteopathic medicine is gaining credibility and is proving to be a low-cost alternative for lower back pain. However, according to the November/December issue of the journal Archives of Family Medicine,

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  2. Effectiveness of Back Surgery May Depend on Patient's Mental State

    Nov 18, 1999 (Baltimore) -- People with 'slipped discs' in their lower back are more likely to be dissatisfied with their surgical results if they are very depressed or anxious before undergoing back surgery, according to a recent study by Swedish researchers. Therefore, the study investigators advi

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  3. Majority of Lower Back Surgeries Are Successful

    Nov. 4, 1999 (Atlanta) -- Most people experience low back pain at one time or another. In fact, Kansas University Medical Center researchers estimate 75% of all people will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Back pain is the second leading cause of absenteeism from work, after the com

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  4. Majority of Lower Back Surgeries Are Successful.

    Nov. 4, 1999 (Atlanta) -- Most people experience low back pain at one time or another. In fact, Kansas University Medical Center researchers estimate 75% of all people will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Back pain is the second leading cause of absenteeism from work, after the com

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