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  1. Cervical Disc Surgery: Disc Replacement or Fusion?

    WebMD tells you about surgical options for cervical disc disease, including disc replacement and fusion surgeries.

  2. Neck Strain and Whiplash

    Neck strain, or whiplash, occurs when sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms and treatment of the condition.

  3. TENS and Electrothermal Therapy for Pain Management

    A look at TENS and electrothermal therapy for pain management.

  4. Pain Management and Spinal Stenosis

    WebMD provides an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of spinal stenosis.

  5. Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain

    Spinal cord stimulation is a procedure that uses an electrical current to treat chronic pain. To treat chronic low back pain, a small pulse generator, implanted in the back, transmits electrical pulses to the spinal cord. These pulses interfere with the nerve impulses responsible for leg pain due to nerve damage (sciatica).Implanting the stimulator is considered to be a simple procedure, ...

  6. Pain Management and Sciatica

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms and causes of sciatica, a painful nerve condition.

  7. Back Pain Questions for Your Doctor

    WebMD provides 10 important questions to ask your doctor about back pain.

  8. Pain Management: Doctors Who Treat Pain

    An overview of doctors who specialize in pain management.

  9. Getting a Laminectomy: Before, During, and After

    WebMD explains what you need to know as you prepare for your laminectomy: what happens before, during, and after a laminectomy.

  10. Back Surgery: Risks and Benefits

    Learn more from WebMD about the risks and benefits of various types of back surgery.

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