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Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

  1. Tests for Diagnosing Back Pain

    The experts at WebMD have compiled a list of tests used to diagnose back pain.

  2. Pain Management: Spondylolisthesis

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

  3. Back Pain Medications

    Read about medications commonly prescribed for back pain relief.

  4. Low Back Strain

    Learn more about low back strain, which is caused by tiny tears in the muscles and ligaments that support the spinal cord.

  5. Living With Chronic Back Pain

    WebMD takes a look at living with and managing chronic back pain.

  6. Lower Back Pain Relief at Home

    Home relief from back pain.

  7. 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¿

  8. 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.

  9. What Kind of Back Problem Do You Have?

    Learn more from WebMD about diagnosis of a back problem.

  10. Getting Through the Day With Low Back Pain

    WebMD offers practical tips for living with low back pain.

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