Understanding Back Pain -- Prevention
Get tips from the experts at WebMD on preventing back pain.
Understanding Back Pain -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Get the basics on diagnosis and treatment of back pain from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Back Pain -- Symptoms
Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of back pain -- and when you should call a doctor.
Pain Management and Spinal Stenosis
WebMD provides an overview of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of spinal stenosis.
TENS and Electrothermal Therapy for Pain Management
A look at TENS and electrothermal therapy for pain management.
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.
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
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
Anticonvulsants for Chronic Low Back Pain
Drug details for Anticonvulsants for chronic low back pain.
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