Nighttime Back Pain
WebMD examines the causes of back pain at night and associated symptoms that should prompt you to call your doctor.
Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine
A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of the spine and vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine), upper back (thoracic spine), or lower back (lumbosacral spine).
Types of Spine Curvature Disorders
WebMD explains various types of spine curvature disorders and their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.
Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis of cauda equina syndrome.
Tricyclic Antidepressants for Neck Pain
Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for neck pain.
Cervical Spondylosis - Topic Overview
Cervical spondylosis is a term used to describe the changes to the bones ( vertebrae ),joints and discs of the neck ( cervical spine ) as a result of aging (disc degeneration). The vertebrae and discs wear down,possibly resulting in pain. Cervical spondylosis is commonly seen in people 55 years of age and older. 1 See pictures of the neck and the vertebrae and discs. As you age,the discs ...
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Cervical spinal fusion (arthrodesis) is surgery that joins selected bones in the neck (cervical spine).
Muscle Relaxants for Neck Pain
Drug details for Muscle relaxants for neck pain.
Causes of Back Pain
What are the causes of back pain?
10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain
Ten questions to ask your doctor about back pain.