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  1. Understanding Spinal Disk Problems -- Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of spinal disk problems from the experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Spinal Disk Problems -- the Basics

    Learn more from WebMD about the basics spinal disk problems, including herniated disks and degenerative disk disease.

  3. Pain Management and Sciatica

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

  4. Stenosis, Spinal

    Spinal stenosis is a rare condition characterized by abnormal narrowing (stenosis) of the spaces within the spinal canal,spinal nerve root canals,or bones of the spinal column (vertebrae). Affected individuals may experience pain in the lower back and/or the legs. In some cases,affected individuals may have difficulty walking. Spinal stenosis may occur as a result of spinal injury,surgery,...

  5. Back Pain Questions for Your Doctor

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

  6. Pain Management: Doctors Who Treat Pain

    An overview of doctors who specialize in pain management.

  7. 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.

  8. Back Surgery: Risks and Benefits

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

  9. TENS for Back Pain

    WebMD explains the use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation - or TENS - to relieve back pain.

  10. Back Problems and Injuries - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Back problems: Proper lifting Fitness: Increasing core stability Low back pain: Exercises to reduce pain ...

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