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You know your back hurts, but you may not know why, or what to do about it. Find out how doctors diagnose back problems and what tests may be involved.

Diagnosis

Find out how doctors diagnose back problems.

Tests

Learn what to expect when you see your doctor about back pain.

This video walks you through an EMG test, which doctors may use for patients with back pain.

Spinal X-rays are pictures of the spine. They may be taken to find injuries or diseases that affect the discs or joints in your spine.

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