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Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

  1. Pain Management: Doctors Who Treat Pain

    An overview of doctors who specialize in pain management.

  2. 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.

  3. Back Surgery: Risks and Benefits

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

  4. TENS for Back Pain

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

  5. 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 ...

  6. Back Pain Guide - Topic Overview

    Most people will have a minor back problem at one time or another. Our body movements usually do not cause problems, but it's not surprising that symptoms develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or injury.

  7. Back Problems and Injuries - Prevention

    Back pain affects many people. The more time you spend sitting at a desk, in a car, or in front of the television or a computer, the more you must do to prevent back pain. Good posture, proper body mechanics, and exercise will help you prevent back pain.

  8. Back Problems and Injuries - Preparing For Your Appointment

    A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Back Problems and Injuries.

  9. Back Problems and Injuries - Home Treatment

    Home treatment may help relieve pain, swelling, and stiffness related to a back problem.

  10. Back Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

    If you or someone you know is experiencing back problems, check the symptoms here to determine if yoiu need to seek medical treatment.

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