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Back Pain Health Center

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  1. Types of Spine Curvature Disorders

    WebMD explains various types of spine curvature disorders and their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

  2. Whiplash - Prevention


  3. Whiplash - Topic Overview

    Spinal manipulation, also called spinal adjustment, is a treatment that uses pressure on a joint of the spine. It is used to improve pain and function. Manipulation can be done with the hands or a special device. The careful, controlled force used on the joint can range from gentle to strong, and from slow to rapid. Sometimes other joints of the body are also worked on to help treat the spine. Like most back pain treatments, spinal manipulation works for some people, but not for others. Spinal manipulation is safe when done by a trained health care provider. Afterward, some people feel tired or sore. But serious problems are very rare. If you have tight muscles or muscles that spasm, your health care provider may first use heat, ultrasound, or electrical current. This helps relax your muscles before you receive spinal manipulation.Who can do manipulationHealth care providers who are commonly trained do spinal manipulation include: Chiropractors.Osteopaths.Physical therapists.Medical

  4. 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.

  5. Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis

    In spinal fusion for scoliosis, rods, hooks, wires, or screws are attached to the curved part of the backbone and the spine is straightened. Small pieces of bone are then put over the spine.

  6. Whiplash - Medications


  7. Whiplash - Symptoms


  8. Whiplash - What Happens

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  9. Whiplash - Home Treatment

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

  10. Whiplash - Topic Overview

    Bending or twisting your back can cause back pain. When you are getting into bed,avoid twists and bends by following these steps. First,back up to the bed,reach your hands back toward the bed as you bend your knees,and use your arms to help lower yourself to sit straight on the side of the bed. Then use your arms to support you as you lean to the side. At the same time,lift your legs off ...

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