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  1. Cervical Spinal Fusion

    Cervical spinal fusion (arthrodesis) is surgery that joins selected bones in the neck (cervical spine).

  2. Cervical Spondylosis - Topic Overview

    Cervical spondylosis is a term used to describe the changes to the bones ( vertebrae ),joints and discs of the neck ( cervical spine ) as a result of aging (disc degeneration). The vertebrae and discs wear down,possibly resulting in pain. Cervical spondylosis is commonly seen in people 55 years of age and older. 1 See pictures of the neck and the vertebrae and discs. As you age,the discs ...

  3. 10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain

    Ten questions to ask your doctor about back pain.

  4. Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Acetaminophen for low back pain.

  5. Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Anesthetic or corticosteroid injections for low back pain.

  6. Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Drug details for Epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis.

  7. Tricyclic and Tetracyclic Antidepressants for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants for low back pain.

  8. Muscle Relaxants for a Herniated Disc

    Drug details for Muscle relaxants for a herniated disc.

  9. 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.

  10. Management of Back Pain

    Learn about types of back pain and how they can be managed.

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