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Paracetamol 'not effective' for lower back pain or arthritis

"Paracetamol doesn't help lower-back pain or arthritis, study shows," The Guardian reports on a new review.

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Paracetamol no better than a placebo for lower back pain

"The results suggest we need to reconsider the universal recommendation to provide paracetamol as a first-line treatment."

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Lower back pain: the no. 1 cause of disability worldwide

1 in 10 suffer with lower back pain.

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HealthFriends

Curved soles 'no better than flats' for back pain

"Shoes with curved unstable soles are no better than traditional trainers for reducing lower back pain," BBC News reports.

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BackCare

BackCare Awareness Week 7-11 October 2013

This year’s BackCare Awareness Week is centred on ‘Caring for Carers’.

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Salt jab not 'a miracle cure' for back pain

"Relief for millions as revolutionary new saline jab spells end of agonising back pain,” is the sensationalist claim in the Daily Express.

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HealthFriends

BackCare Awareness Week 7-11 October 2013

Caring for Carers

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