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    1. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Topic Overview

      What is spondylolisthesis?Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one bone in your back (vertebra) slides forward over the bone below it. It most often occurs in the lower spine (lumbosacral area). In some cases, this may lead to your spinal cord or nerve roots being squeezed. This can cause back pain and numbness or weakness in your legs. It can also lead to losing control over your bladder or

    2. Whiplash - Surgery

      Surgery may be used to treat severe scoliosis. The goal of surgery is to improve a severe spinal curve. The result will not be a perfectly straight spine, but the goal is to balance the spine and to make sure the curve does not get worse.

    3. Whiplash - Symptoms

      Symptoms of a herniated disc vary greatly depending on the position of the herniated disc and the size of the herniation.

    4. Opiate Pain Relievers for a Herniated Disc

      Drug details for Opioids for a herniated disc.

    5. Whiplash - Health Tools

      Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I (or my child) have surgery for scoliosis?

    6. Whiplash - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Fitness: Walking for Wellness

    7. Whiplash - What Happens

      Idiopathic scoliosis, the most common type, does not have a known cause. Children who have this type of scoliosis usually first develop symptoms between the ages of 8 and 10. Most cases of scoliosis are mild, involving small curves in the spine that do no

    8. Back Problems: Proper Lifting

      No one is immune to back injury. Whether you have a strong back or have hurt your back before, it is well worth it to: Stop yourself before casually picking up a light or heavy load.Plan in your mind for the best way to lift what's in front of you. This could include enlisting help from one or more people.Lift and move slowly and carefully.The time you take to use the right lifting mechanics is ..

    9. Whiplash - Exams and Tests

      Initial examinationYour health professional will evaluate your symptoms of leg and back pain using a medical history and physical examination. Your diagnosis will be based on any features that point to irritation of one or more spinal nerves and to the lo

    10. Opiate Pain Relievers for Spinal Stenosis

      Drug details for Opioids for spinal stenosis.

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