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    Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

    1. Physical Therapy and Pain Management

      Physical therapy (PT) can be an important part of a pain management program.

    2. Physical Therapy and Other Options for Neck Pain

      Find out how physical therapy and other options might ease neck pain from cervical disc disease.

    3. Types of Spine Curvature Disorders

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

    4. Whiplash - Exams and Tests

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    5. Low Back Pain - Topic Overview

      Low-Back-Pain-Topic Overview

    6. Low Back Pain - 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 ...

    7. Low Back Pain - 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

    8. Low Back Pain - Home Treatment

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

    9. Whiplash - Treatment Overview

      Low-Back-Pain-Treatment Overview

    10. Whiplash - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Back problems: Proper lifting Fitness: Increasing core stability Low back pain: Exercises to reduce pain ...

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