A FRAX score indicates the risk of a fracture in a person with osteoporosis. Doctors can use it to determine the best measures to prevent fractures and treat the condition.
Scientists have devised a spinal stabilization exercise program for managing lower back pain for people who perform a sedentary job. After testing the program with 70 volunteers, the researchers have found that the exercises are not only efficient in diminishing the non-specific lower back pain, but their effect lasts 3 times longer than that of a usual muscle strengthening exercise program.
Wondering, “why does my back hurt?” You're not alone. Here, are the surprising culprits—and the best ways to shut 'em down.
If you experience neck pain — especially when you sleep — you may want to consider changing your sleeping position, as it could make a major difference. Research shows that sleeping on your stomach can lead to pain in the morning. That said, sleep position isn’t the only thing that will solve your cervical woes. In addition to sleep position, a high-quality pillow that supports your neck while you sleep can help.