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  1. Low Back Pain - Exams and Tests

    Low-Back-Pain-Exams and Tests

  2. Causes of Back Pain

    What are the causes of back pain?

  3. Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview

    WebMD explains the symptoms, causes, treatments, and prognosis of cauda equina syndrome.

  4. Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Drug details for Epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis.

  5. 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.

  6. Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Acetaminophen for low back pain.

  7. Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Anesthetic or corticosteroid injections for low back pain.

  8. 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).

  9. 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.

  10. Myelogram

    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).

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