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  1. Back and Neck Pain Includes links to info on backandneckpain. Also includes links to info on drugs used to treat backandneckpain, and guides to help you decide among treatment options.
  2. Low BackPain Covers the causes and symptoms of low backpain. Looks at treatment with rest, over-the-counter pain medicine, and heating pads. Includes steps to prevent low backpain from returning, such as practicing good posture and getting regular exercise.
  3. Back School for Low BackPain
  4. Upper and Middle BackPain Covers the causes and symptoms of upper and middle backpain. Looks at treatment with rest, pain medicine, and surgery. Includes steps to prevent backpain from returning, such as practicing good posture and getting regular exercise.
  5. Back Pain: Getting In and Out of Bed Learn easy ways to protect your back when you get in and out of bed and while you sleep.
  6. Back Pain: Have a Maintenance Plan Learn simple ways to keep your back healthy.
  7. Heat or Ice for Low BackPain Learn when and how to use ice and heat to relieve low backpain.
  8. Back Pain: Strengthening Your Core Learn how being active builds a strong core and keeps your back healthy.
  9. Evaluating Low BackPain
  10. Low BackPainand Sex
  11. First Aid for Low BackPain
  12. Tests for Low BackPain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low backpain.
  13. Low BackPain: Keep Moving Learn about activity and exercise to help reduce low backpain.
  14. Physical Therapy for BackPain
  15. Back Pain in Children and Teenagers
  16. Anticonvulsants for Chronic Low BackPain Covers anticonvulsants to treat chronic low backpain. Lists generic and brand names such as carbamazepine (Tegretol) and gabapentin (Neurontin). Includes why they are used and how well they work. Looks at possible side effects.
  17. Acetaminophen for Low BackPain
  18. Discography for Low BackPain
  19. Prolotherapy for Low BackPain
  20. Pregnancy: Dealing With BackPain Learn how to protect your backand relieve pain during pregnancy.
  21. Back Pain During Pregnancy
  22. Pregnancy: Belly, Pelvic, andBackPain
  23. Chronic Pain Discusses chronic pain caused by problems other than cancer. Covers symptoms and how chronic pain is diagnosed. Covers conditions that can be treated, like neckpain, low backpain, and arthritis. Info on treatment with medicine and lifestyle changes.
  24. Low BackPain: Keeping It From Coming Back Learn easy ways to help prevent the return of low backpain.
  25. Low BackPain: Easing Back Into Your Daily Activities
  26. Low BackPain: Exercises to Reduce Pain Covers exercises that may help reduce or prevent low backpain. Includes aerobic, strengthening, and stretching exercises. Looks at why it is important to exercise for low backpain. Includes tips on how to do the exercises.
  27. Opioid Pain Relievers for Low BackPain Covers opioid pain relievers, also called opiates or narcotics, to treat low backpain. Lists generic and brand names such as codeine (Tylenol 3) and hydrocodone (Vicodin). Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects.
  28. Back Pain: Self-Massage With a Tennis Ball Learn an easy way to give yourself a back massage using a tennis ball.
  29. Back Pain Needs Time, Activity, and Medicine Learn how your back is like a bridge and the three things that can fix most back problems.
  30. Low BackPain: Should I Have an MRI? Guides through the decision to have magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for low backpain. Discusses the problems an MRI can find and why it may not show the source of pain. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Low BackPain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation? Guides you through decision to have spinal manipulation. Describes treatment and how well it works for low backpain. Lists benefits and risks of both spinal manipulation and home treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  32. History and Physical Exam for Low BackPain Covers what your doctor will ask and do to check for low backpain. Includes questions about your past health. Explains what is included in a physical exam. Looks at why it is done and possible results.
  33. Straight-Leg Test for Evaluating Low BackPain
  34. Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low BackPain
  35. Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programs for Low BackPain
  36. Tricyclic and Tetracyclic Antidepressants for Low BackPain Covers use of tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressant medicines to treat low backpain. Includes generic and brand names such as amitriptyline and maprotiline. Explains how well they work and possible side effects.
  37. Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low BackPain Covers injecting local anesthetic, either alone or combined with a corticosteroid, to treat low backpain. Includes trigger point, facet joint, and epidural injections. Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects.
  38. Getting Support When You Have Low BackPain
  39. Patty's Story: Using Positive Thinking to Help BackPain
  40. Factors That Increase the Risk of BackPainand Injury
  41. Medical Conditions That May Cause BackPain
  42. Botulinum (Botox) Injection for Low BackPain
  43. Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) for Low BackPain Covers intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) to treat spinal disc-related chronic low backpain. Explains why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well it works. Looks at possible risks.
  44. Chronic Low BackPain: Time for Something New Think about what you've tried for backpainand what you might consider now.
  45. Ravi's Story: Coping With BackPainand Depression
  46. Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem? Asks questions that help you find out if your low back problem might be helped by surgery. Results help you talk with your doctor about backpain or other symptoms like leg pain. Helps you talk with your doctor about surgery and other treatment options.
  47. Low BackPain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots? Guides you through the decision to use epidural corticosteroid shots to relieve backpain. Explains risks and benefits of epidural steroid shots. Compares steroid shots with other treatment for backpain.
  48. Back Problems: Proper Lifting Lists common lifting mistakes. Offers basic rules to protect your back when lifting. Includes links to pictures on proper lifting technique and more extensive info on low backpainand herniated disc.
  49. Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis) Covers a surgical procedure that joins, or fuses, two or more vertebrae to treat low backpain. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well it works and possible risks.
  50. Neck Pain
  51. Back Problems and Injuries
  52. Muscle Relaxants Looks at muscle relaxant drugs to treat low backpain. Includes generic and brand names such as carisoprodol (Soma) and metaxalone (Skelaxin). Covers why they are used and how well they work. Includes info on possible side effects.
  53. Manual Therapy for NeckPain
  54. Spinal Decompression for NeckPain
  55. Neck Exercises
  56. Lumbar Herniated Disc Discusses herniated disc, which is also called a slipped or ruptured disc. Covers symptoms like backpain, numbness, and weakness. Looks at sciatica and bulging disc. Discusses nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Offers prevention tips.
  57. Back to Work?
  58. Shoulder andNeck Massage
  59. Proper Sitting and Lifting for a Healthy Back Learn how to sit and lift correctly to keep your back healthy.
  60. Neck Problems and Injuries
  61. Expert: Be Active to Help Your Back Heal
  62. Proper Lifting to Protect Your Back Learn the right way to lift objects to protect your back.
  63. Severity of Back Injuries
  64. Proper Sitting for a Healthy Back
  65. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Neck Symptoms
  66. Rehabilitation Programs for Low Back Problems
  67. Proper Back Posture (Neutral Spine)
  68. Pain Management
  69. Back Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Learn how surgery for spinal stenosis pain is done and how long it takes to recover.
  70. Chronic Myofascial Pain
  71. Chronic Pain Syndrome
  72. Back Surgeries for Tumors and Infections
  73. Living With Chronic Pain Learn about chronic painand what you can do to feel better.
  74. Pain Management Clinic
  75. Home Treatment for Herniated Disc Pain Learn how home treatment of backand leg pain from a herniated disc can help you avoid surgery.
  76. Nerve Function Tests for Evaluating Low Back Problems
  77. Chronic Pain: Managing Pain With Healthy Thinking Learn to reduce your pain by changing negative thoughts.
  78. Back Surgery for Herniated Disc Learn how surgery can repair a herniated disc and how long it takes to recover.
  79. Get Chores Done Without Making Your Pain Worse
  80. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management Covers using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to learn ways to relax, reduce stress, and help you cope with pain. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after treatment. Includes info on how well it works.
  81. Chronic Pain: Finding Your Strength Hear how others found strength and support to manage their pain.
  82. Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking
  83. Pain in a Spinal Cord Injury
  84. Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain Covers using an electrical current to treat chronic pain. Explains how peripheral nerve and spinal cord stimulation is done, why it is done, and how well it works. Includes possible risks related to the treatment.
  85. Managing Pain While You're in the Hospital Learn how you can work with your doctor and care team to manage pain while in the hospital.
  86. Aspirin for Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
  87. Chronic Pain: How Medicines Can Help You Manage It Learn how medicines can help you manage chronic pain.
  88. Chronic Pain: Tracking How You're Doing Learn to track how well you are managing your pain.
  89. Chronic Painand Opiates: Know What's Safe Learn about the safe use of opiate pain medicines.
  90. Moving From Sitting to Standing
  91. Cervical Spinal Stenosis Covers narrowing of spinal canal in the neck. Looks at symptoms like pain or numbness in neck, shoulders, arms, hands, or legs caused by squeezing of nerves and cord. Discusses treatment with medicine, exercise, physical therapy, and surgery.
  92. Sciatica Covers causes of sciatica such as a bulging or ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. Looks at symptoms such as pain in your back or buttocks. Includes treatment with a cold pack, medicines, and exercises to relieve pain.
  93. Cervical Disc Herniation
  94. Spinal X-Ray
  95. Degenerative Disc Disease Covers causes and symptoms of changes in your spinal discs as you age. Includes changes that can result in back or neckpain, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Looks at treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  96. Whiplash
  97. Lorna's Story: There's No Fast Cure
  98. How to Do the Press-Up Exercise Learn how to do the press-up exercise to stretch your belly muscles and increase flexibility in your lower back.
  99. Ergonomics: Using Your Computer Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.
  100. Jack's Story: Will I Need Surgery?

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