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  1. Nighttime Back Pain

    WebMD examines the causes of back pain at night and associated symptoms that should prompt you to call your doctor.

  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. Cervical Spinal Fusion

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

  4. Muscle Relaxants for Neck Pain

    Drug details for Muscle relaxants for neck pain.

  5. Tricyclic Antidepressants for Neck Pain

    Drug details for Tricyclic antidepressants for neck pain.

  6. 10 Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain

    Ten questions to ask your doctor about back pain.

  7. Sciatica Pain Relief

    WebMD looks at pain relief options for people with sciatica.

  8. 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.

  9. Management of Back Pain

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

  10. Degenerative Disc Disease - Topic Overview

    What is degenerative disc disease?Degenerative disc disease is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes in your spinal discs as you age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible discs that separate the interlocking bones (vertebrae) that make up the spine. The discs act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing it to flex, bend, and twist. Degenerative disc disease can take

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