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Using a CT Scan to Manage Back Pain

Using a CT Scan to Manage Back Pain
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80% of all Australians will suffer from back pain at some time in their lives and 1 in 10 people are limited in their activity caused by back pain.

Back pain is the most significant work-related problem in Australia.
It is a much more common long-term condition than asthma, arthritis or high blood pressure.

Back pain is not one single disease and has many causes. Some are related to the structure of the spine like joints, discs and ligaments and are brought on by lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling loads that are too heavy or going…

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Reducing Radiation Doses in Radiology

Reducing Radiation Doses in Radiology
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Concerns linked to health and environment have been on the rise in modern countries. Statistically we are living longer; however our longevity is often suffering. The quality of food, to supply the enormous world population, has diminished as well as the availability to potable water. However, in light of what we face environmentally, the medical field is attaining new heights in understanding how to effectively reduce radiation doses in radiology. After thorough study radiology practitioners can now most often apply minimal exposure, while still being able to accurately diagnose and pin point serious…

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