Low Back Pain - Exams and Tests
Low-Back-Pain-Exams and Tests
Causes of Back Pain
What are the causes of back pain?
Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview
WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis of cauda equina syndrome.
Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Drug details for Epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis.
Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) for Low Back Pain
Intradiscal electrothermic therapy (IDET) is a relatively new, minimally invasive treatment for spinal disc - related chronic low back pain.
Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain
Drug details for Acetaminophen for low back pain.
Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain
Drug details for Anesthetic or corticosteroid injections for low back pain.
Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine
A computed tomography (CT) scan uses X-rays to make detailed pictures of the spine and vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine), upper back (thoracic spine), or lower back (lumbosacral spine).
Back Pain Guide - Spinal X-Ray
Spinal X-rays are pictures of the spine to find spinal fractures, infections, dislocations, tumors, bone spurs, or disc disease. Spinal X-rays are also done to check the curvature of the spine or for spinal defects.
A myelogram uses a special dye and an X-ray (fluoroscopy) to make pictures of the bones and the space (subarachnoid space) between the bones in your spine (spinal canal).