Back Pain Guide - Spinal X-Ray
Spinal X-rays are pictures of the spine to find spinal fractures, infections, dislocations, tumors, bone spurs, or disc disease. Spinal X-rays are also done to check the curvature of the spine or for spinal defects.
Spinal Decompression Therapy
WebMD explains both surgical and nonsurgical spinal decompression. Learn what’s involved and find out if it could ease your back pain.
Back Pain and Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal cord stimulation is recommended for back pain when other treatments have failed. WebMD examines this procedure and its role in pain management.
Management of Back Pain
Learn about types of back pain and how they can be managed.
Physical Therapy and Pain Management
Physical therapy (PT) can be an important part of a pain management program.
Sciatica Pain Relief
WebMD looks at pain relief options for people with sciatica.
Back Pain Treatment
Learn about treatment options for back pain relief, including medication, exercise, surgery, and acupuncture.
Acupuncture for Back Pain
WebMD discusses how acupuncture can help with back pain and why certain points on the back are chosen for acupuncture.
Injections for Back Pain Relief
WebMD explains the different types of injections you can use to help treat back pain and how these injections are given.
Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
WebMD looks at ankylosing spondylitis, which is a type of arthritis that affects the spine.