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Pain and Depression: Is There a Link?

Is there a link between pain and depression? Can depression cause physical pain? Answer From Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. Pain and depression are closely related. Depression can cause pain—and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle in which pain worsens symptoms of depression, and then the resulting depression worsens feelings […]

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'X-factor' golf swing linked to back pain

Striving for a supercharged golf swing could play havoc with your back, according to US doctors. The modern “X-factor” swing favoured by many professionals may hit balls harder and further but it can also put extra strain on the spine, the Barrow Neurological Institute experts say. They look at the example of Tiger Woods in […]