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Anti-biotics cure for backpain

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by user9876, May 7, 2013.

  1. user9876

    user9876 Senior Member

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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/may/07/antibiotics-cure-back-pain-patients

    They seem to be saying that lower back pain is often caused by a bacterial infection which can be treated with antibiotics.

     
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    user9876 Senior Member

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    I thought this was an interesting article since chronic back pain has been the target for CBT.

    http://www.nhs.uk/news/2010/02February/Pages/CBT-for-back-pain.aspx

    And has been reported in the press as being all in the mind. Its also often pushed into a medically unexplained disorders catagory along with ME. So its good that some scientists are finding some reasons.
     
  3. Marco

    Marco Grrrrrrr!

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    Thanks for this.

    As my wife has long standing (inoperable) degenerative disc disease we'll be keeping an eye on this.:)
     
  4. nora_n

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    There have been several studies on modic and and antibiotics over about a decade. This article above is about the latest papers in the series.
    We have seen several danish and norwegian papers on modic and antibiotics (long-term antibiotics) over several years

    here a norwegian one, with image of modic
    http://tidsskriftet.no/article/2037406
     
  5. heapsreal

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    unfortunately all the antibiotics i have taken over the years hasnt helped my back pain.:(
     

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