Back Pain Tests
Exams and tests to determine what might be causing your lower back pain.
Cervical Disc Surgery: Disc Replacement or Fusion?
WebMD tells you about surgical options for cervical disc disease, including disc replacement and fusion surgeries.
Neck Strain and Whiplash
Neck strain, or whiplash, occurs when sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck. Learn more from WebMD about symptoms and treatment of the condition.
Treatments for Cervical Disc Disease: Frequently Asked Questions
Can you treat neck pain from a herniated disc or degenerative disc disease on your own? Get answers to this and other questions about cervical disc disease from the experts at WebMD.
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 - Medications
Treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis is done to relieve pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs and improve your ability to function and your quality of life. Medication may be used to relieve the pain and inflammation caused by spinal stenosis. Taking m
Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain - Topic Overview
There is some evidence that heat will help decrease low back pain. There is little proof that cold will help. 1 But some people do find that heat or cold help them. Follow these suggestions if you would like to try heat or cold for low back pain. Heat to relieve low back pain Apply heat for 15 to 20 minutes at a time. Moist heat (hot packs,baths,showers) works better than dry heat. Try an ...
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Surgery
Surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis is done to relieve pressure on the spinal cord or the nerve roots. During surgery, damaged parts of your spine are removed or adjusted.
Decompressive Laminectomy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Decompressive laminectomy is the most common type of surgery done to treat spinal stenosis.