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    1. Whiplash - Surgery

      Read about surgery for herniated discs.

    2. 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.

    3. Lower Back Pain Relief at Home

      Home relief from back pain.

    4. 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 have surgery for a herniated disc?

    5. Muscle Relaxants

      Drug details for Muscle relaxants for low back pain.

    6. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Prevention

      Measures that may help prevent low back pain or a herniated disc include: Maintaining an ideal body weight. This reduces the load on your lower back.Exercising regularly. Quitting smoking. Nicotine and other toxins from cigarette smoke can be harmful to y

    7. Medical History and Physical Exam for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

      During the first visit to your health professional for a possible herniated disc, you will be asked about your medical history, including: The pattern, intensity, and duration of your leg or back pain (you may be asked to complete a pain drawing to identify the areas and types of pain you have).Previous accidents, injuries, or illnesses involving your back.Family history of low back pain and ...

    8. 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

    9. Whiplash - Other Treatment

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

    10. Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

      Discectomy is the surgical removal of herniated disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord.

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