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Back pain may be constant or sudden, mild or debilitating. Get the facts on back pain treatments, including medication, exercise, and chiropractic care.


Find out the benefits and risks of many different back pain medications.

Get answers to your chiropractic questions -- including information on chiropractic treatments to the controversy surrounding some of these treatments.

Learn how electrical nerve stimulation and electrothermal therapy are used to help relieve back pain.

For some types of back pain, blocking pain messages sent to the brain can help.

Find out when a nerve block can help ease back pain.

Read about electrical treatment for back pain.

Having back surgery can be a difficult choice. Typically, people consider surgery for back pain only after all other treatments have failed to provide relief.

Learn how acupuncture can help with back pain and why certain points on the back are chosen for acupuncture.

Learn what the TENS machine is, why it is used to treat back pain, how it works, and much more.

Learn about pain relief options for people with sciatica.

Learn about the different types of injections you can use to help treat back pain and how these injections are given.

Laminectomy is one of the most common back surgeries.

For back pain, some people turn to spinal decompression therapy -- either surgical or nonsurgical. Here's what you need to know to help decide whether it might be right for you.


Find out what home treatments may ease low back pain.

Physical therapy (PT) involves treatment that focuses on prevention of injuries or disabilities. PT helps to relieve pain, promote healing, and restore function and movement.

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