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  1. Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

    WebMD looks at ankylosing spondylitis, which is a type of arthritis that affects the spine.

  2. Spinal Decompression Therapy

    WebMD explains both surgical and nonsurgical spinal decompression. Learn what’s involved and find out if it could ease your back pain.

  3. Sleeping Well With Low Back Pain

    No need to toss and turn all night because of back pain. Manage your sleep environment with these strategies.

  4. Physical Therapy and Pain Management

    Physical therapy (PT) can be an important part of a pain management program.

  5. Physical Therapy and Other Options for Neck Pain

    Find out how physical therapy and other options might ease neck pain from cervical disc disease.

  6. Types of Spine Curvature Disorders

    WebMD explains various types of spine curvature disorders and their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

  7. Causes of Back Pain

    What are the causes of back pain?

  8. Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview

    WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis of cauda equina syndrome.

  9. Stenosis, Spinal

    Spinal stenosis is a rare condition characterized by abnormal narrowing (stenosis) of the spaces within the spinal canal,spinal nerve root canals,or bones of the spinal column (vertebrae). Affected individuals may experience pain in the lower back and/or the legs. In some cases,affected individuals may have difficulty walking. Spinal stenosis may occur as a result of spinal injury,surgery,...

  10. Pain Management: Spondylolisthesis

    Spondylolisthesis is a slipping of vertebra that occurs, in most cases, at the base of the spine.

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