Kevin Youkilis back on disabled list

Hands-On Treatment May Help Low Back Pain

“Basically, I had a little numbness in my big toe, but today I have a feeling like when your foot falls asleep or something. I basically have that feeling in my foot and calf area. Parts of my back have hurt before, a little tightness, but this is more like something hitting a nerve.” Youkilis played all 18 innings of the Yankees’ 3-2 loss to the Athletics in Oakland on Thursday, and seemed to foretell his injury when he said, “You never know after these games how you wake up the next morning, but hopefully everything’s good.” Youkils, who spent Thursday night at his home in the Bay Area, awoke in discomfort Friday morning and called Yankees trainer Steve Donohue before boarding a flight to Los Angeles. By midafternoon, the Yankees had decided to put Youkilis on the DL just 14 days after he had returned to action. Since his return, Youkilis has just five hits in 41 at-bats, including http://bayviewwellness.COM 0-for-7 with three strikeouts in Thursday’s marathon — but said the back injury has not affected his swing. “No, I think there’s lot of different reasons involved,” he said. “I don’t think this is the sole reason.” Youkilis was signed to a one-year, $12 million contract in January as a replacement for the injured Alex Rodriguez . But he has missed nearly half of the 66 games the Yankees have played, and is hitting just .219 with two home runs and eight RBIs. “For me, personally, I just want to be out there playing,” he said.
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Back Clinics of Canada CEO Dr. Ron Nusbaum Top 8 Ways to Curb Gardening Back Pain

Herniated disc, bulging disc and sciatica … these are just some of the painful conditions that can develop while gardening. The following list highlights prenatal massage north york easy prevention steps that can help save people from the physical and emotional challenges, and financial costs of back pain. Top 8 ways to prevent back pain associated with gardening 1. Stretch to loosen up your muscles. Click here to learn about simple stretches to do before, during, and after you garden at the garden! 2. When lifting anything heavy, bend your knees and keep your back straight. Your legs should carry the weight. This simple idea shifts the weight of your load away from the bottom of your spine, the most vulnerable part to be injured. 3. Pivot, don’t twist when you carry anything with weight. Twisting while carrying weight, especially when your body is bent forward, almost guarantees undue stress on your lower back.
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Three Small Cap Back Pain Stocks to Treat Your Portfolio (BAXS, NUVA & BRTX)

The study, published in Annals of Family Medicine, included more than 450 people that were split into four groups: OMT, sham (or “fake”) OMT, ultrasound, or sham ultrasound. They were all given six treatment sessions over 8 weeks.  After 12 weeks, half of the OMT group reported substantial improvement. Nearly two-thirds in the OMT group reported moderate improvement. By contrast, 44% of those in the ultrasound group showed substantial improvement. Just over half reported moderate improvement. The researchers write that these results show that ultrasound therapy was not effective in relieving low back pain. But “this study shows that OMT is [effective] for short-term pain relief when used to complement other co-treatments for chronic low back pain.” To see a version of this story for physicians, visit Medscape , the leading site for physicians and health care professionals. SOURCE:Licciardone, J. Annals of Family Medicine March/April, 2013.
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BioRestorative Therapies. A developer of medical procedures using cell and tissue protocols that primarily involve adult stem cells, BioRestorative Therapies products are designed to allow patients to undergo minimally invasive cellular-based treatments. One of the scientific initiatives being developed by BioRestorative Therapies it the brtxDISC™ Program (Disc Implanted Stem Cells) which is designed to offer a non-surgical cellular therapy for the treatment and relief of bulging and herniated discs by using stem cells to repair damaged tissue. The company says this represents a much needed therapy and offers a potential solution for those suffering back pain by addressing the gap between non-invasive and invasive surgical procedures. In fact, BioRestorative Therapies says that more than 65 million Americans suffer from lower back pain annually and by the age of 50, 85% of the population will show evidence of disc degeneration – meaning there are no shortage of potential patients. On Monday, BioRestorative Therapies closed at $1 for a market cap of $16.44 million. The Bottom Line. Again, there is plenty of room in the business of treating back or spinal pain – meaning investors might want to take a closer look at small cap stocks Baxano Surgical Inc, NuVasive, Inc. and BioRestorative Therapies, Inc.
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