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The RELIEF Study

OU Researchers Conducting Long-Term Study On Lower Back Pain
Researchers at Ohio University are trying to help millions of Americans who experience lower back pain find relief.
U.S.News&WorldReport: Hands-On Therapy May Spell Relief for Low Back Pain
Having an osteopath move your back muscles using techniques that include stretching, light pressure and resistance may trump ultrasound therapy for the relief of lower back pain, new research suggests.
 Strength in Numbers
Millions of Americans suffer pain and weakness from injury, aging, and disuse. Two dozen Ohio University scientists explore the secrets behind our muscles, brain, and nervous system to provide relief.
Ohio researchers receive NIH grant to study treatments for lower back pain
In a step towards finding more effective treatments for lower back pain, two Ohio University researchers received a grant from the NIH to fund The RELIEF Study.
Low Back Pain Fact Sheet
The NIH fact sheet about low back pain including information about structures of the back, causes of pain, conditions, diagnosis, treatments, prevention, and tips.
Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Back Pain
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies offer additional options in the management of low back and neck pain.
Back pain - by Mayo Clinic staff
Concise information about back pain, symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention.
Low Back Pain - AAOS
From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Low Back Pain - understanding the spine and how it works can help you understand why you have low back pain.
Complementary and alternative therapies for low back pain
The support for the principles of evidence-based medicine has increased within the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Low Back Pain and CAM
"Oh, my aching back," is an all-too-familiar complaint. Low back pain is one of our most common medical problems.

Using cutting edge science to find better treatments for low back pain.


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