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  1. Understanding Back Pain -- Prevention

    Get tips from the experts at WebMD on preventing back pain.

  2. Understanding Back Pain -- Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of back pain -- and when you should call a doctor.

  3. Understanding Back Pain -- the Basics

    Learn more from WebMD about back pain and its causes.

  4. TENS and Electrothermal Therapy for Pain Management

    A look at TENS and electrothermal therapy for pain management.

  5. Pain Management and Spinal Stenosis

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

  6. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - What Happens

    Spinal stenosis usually starts gradually and develops over a long period of time. Narrowing of the spinal canal can squeeze and irritate the nerve roots that branch out from the spinal cord, or it can squeeze and irritate the spinal cord itself.

  7. Scoliosis - Symptoms

    In children and teens, scoliosis generally does not cause symptoms and is not obvious until the curve of the spine becomes severe. It may first become noticeable to a parent who observes that the child's clothes do not fit right or that hems hang unevenly

  8. Scoliosis - Exams and Tests

    Scoliosis testing usually begins with a history and physical exam. This includes the forward - bending test, a simple test in which the child bends forward at the waist, arms hanging loosely and palms touching, and the examiner looks for unevenness in th

  9. Anticonvulsants for Chronic Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Anticonvulsants for chronic low back pain.

  10. Scoliosis - Medications

    When back pain occurs in association with scoliosis, the pain may be caused by problems in a muscle, disc, facet, or nerve root, or by a tumor. It is not usually caused by the curve itself. Some people may use nonprescription medicines such as aspirin and

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