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New “Bedside Test” Expected to Simplify and Improve Back Pain Diagnosis

April 13, 2009By Jennifer Anderson Researchers have devised a simple “bedside” test to distinguish between pain from nerve damage and other causes of pain. The test could lead to more accurate diagnosis and treatment for a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) that plagues many workplaces – back pain. It is the most commonly cited reason for being absent from work. The ability …

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