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Back Pain Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

  1. Causes of Lower Back Pain

    Many intra-abdominal disorders┬┐such as appendicitis, aneurysms, kidney diseases, bladder infections, pelvic infections, and ovarian disorders, among others┬┐can cause pain referred to the back.

  2. What Kind of Back Problem Do You Have?

    Learn more from WebMD about diagnosis of a back problem.

  3. Getting Through the Day With Low Back Pain

    WebMD offers practical tips for living with low back pain.

  4. 11 Ways to Avoid Back Pain

    WebMD offers 11 simple strategies for preventing lower back pain.

  5. Back Pain Tests

    Exams and tests to determine what might be causing your lower back pain.

  6. Cervical Disc Surgery: Disc Replacement or Fusion?

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

  7. 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.

  8. TENS and Electrothermal Therapy for Pain Management

    A look at TENS and electrothermal therapy for pain management.

  9. Pain Management and Spinal Stenosis

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

  10. 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, ...

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