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Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

  1. Causes of Lower Back Pain

    Many intra-abdominal disorders¿such as appendicitis, aneurysms, kidney diseases, bladder infections, pelvic infections, and ovarian disorders, among others¿can cause pain referred to the back.

  2. Can You Prevent Back Pain?

    The prevention of back pain is, itself, somewhat controversial. It has long been thought that exercise and an all-around healthy lifestyle would prevent back pain, but this is not necessarily true¿

  3. What Kind of Back Problem Do You Have?

    Learn more from WebMD about diagnosis of a back problem.

  4. Getting Through the Day With Low Back Pain

    WebMD offers practical tips for living with low back pain.

  5. 11 Ways to Avoid Back Pain

    WebMD offers 11 simple strategies for preventing lower back pain.

  6. Back Pain Tests

    Exams and tests to determine what might be causing your lower back pain.

  7. Cervical Disc Surgery: Disc Replacement or Fusion?

    WebMD tells you about surgical options for cervical disc disease, including disc replacement and fusion surgeries.

  8. Neck Strain and Whiplash

    Neck strain, or whiplash, occurs when sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms and treatment of the condition.

  9. Treatments for Cervical Disc Disease: Frequently Asked Questions

    Can you treat neck pain from a herniated disc or degenerative disc disease on your own? Get answers to this and other questions about cervical disc disease from the experts at WebMD.

  10. Understanding Back Pain -- Diagnosis and Treatment

    Get the basics on diagnosis and treatment of back pain from the experts at WebMD.

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