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    1. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Home Treatment

      Learn about home treatments for herniated discs.

    2. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Home Treatment

      If your child or teen has been diagnosed with mild scoliosis and has a spinal curve of less than 25 degrees, it is important that a doctor check the child's spine every 4 to 6 months to see whether the curve is getting worse.

    3. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Treatment Overview

      Learn about treatment for herniated disc.

    4. Whiplash - Other Treatment

      Learn about rehabilitation, exercise, and complementary and alternative treatments for a herniated disc.

    5. Whiplash - Topic Overview

      Bed rest of more than a couple of days can actually make your low back pain worse and lead to other problems such as stiff joints and muscle weakness. If you do use bed rest for a short time,remember the following guidelines. Sitting up in bed puts additional pressure on the intervertebral discs. Lying on your side puts a little more pressure on the discs than lying on your back. Trying to ...

    6. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Exams and Tests

      Lumbar spinal stenosis can usually be diagnosed based on your history of symptoms, a physical examination, and imaging tests. Imaging tests that may be used to evaluate the condition of the spine include: Computed tomography (CT) scan of the spine, which

    7. Whiplash - Treatment Overview

      The goal of treatment for scoliosis is to prevent the spinal curve from getting worse and to correct or stabilize a severe spinal curve. Fortunately, less than 10% of people who have spinal curves of more than 10 degrees require treatment. The type of tre

    8. Whiplash - Cause

      The most common cause of lumbar spinal stenosis is age-related changes of the spine. These changes include thickening of soft tissues and a gradual deterioration of spinal discs and joints that connect the spine's vertebrae.

    9. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Topic Overview

      What is degenerative disc disease?Degenerative disc disease is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes in your spinal discs as you age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible discs that separate the interlocking bones (vertebrae) that make up the spine. The discs act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing it to flex, bend, and twist. Degenerative disc disease can take

    10. Anticonvulsants for Chronic Low Back Pain

      Drug details for Anticonvulsants for chronic low back pain.

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