Whiplash - Surgery
Read about surgery for herniated discs.
Whiplash - Topic Overview
Discography is a medical procedure that involves injecting a dye into the jellylike center of a spinal disc to help diagnose back problems. During discography,a doctor looks at the amount of pressure needed to inject the dye into the disc,whether it causes pain that is the same as your regular pain,how much dye is used,and how the dye appears on X-ray once it is inside the disc. Most people ...
Opiate Pain Relievers for Spinal Stenosis
Drug details for Opioids for spinal stenosis.
Whiplash - Prevention
Scoliosis cannot be prevented. Treatment is aimed at preventing the curve from getting worse.
Whiplash - Symptoms
In children and teens, scoliosis generally does not cause symptoms and is not obvious until the curve of the spine becomes severe. It may first become noticeable to a parent who observes that the child's clothes do not fit right or that hems hang unevenly
Whiplash - Other Treatment
Physical therapy is an important part of nonsurgical and postsurgical treatment for spinal stenosis. Physical therapy can reduce pain, improve function, and build muscle strength.
Whiplash - Exams and Tests
Scoliosis testing usually begins with a history and physical exam. This includes the forward - bending test, a simple test in which the child bends forward at the waist, arms hanging loosely and palms touching, and the examiner looks for unevenness in th
Corticosteroids for a Herniated Disc
Drug details for Corticosteroids for a herniated disc.
Whiplash - Home Treatment
Learn about home treatments for herniated discs.
Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis)
Spinal fusion (arthrodesis) is a surgical procedure that joins, or fuses, two or more vertebrae. Spinal fusion is major surgery, usually lasting several hours. There are different methods of spinal fusion.