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Back Pain Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

  1. Whiplash - Coping With Chronic Back Pain

    One Man's Story: "I started feeling sad and angry a lot. I didn’t want to do anything. My back was hurting more. I was having trouble focusing on my work. My life just started feeling smaller and smaller."- Ravi Read more about how Ravi learned he had depression and how he fought back. Low back pain can take a toll on your mental health. You may feel fear,frustration,and anger or have ...

  2. Whiplash - Prevention

    Back pain affects many people. The more time you spend sitting at a desk, in a car, or in front of the television or a computer, the more you must do to prevent back pain. Good posture, proper body mechanics, and exercise will help you prevent back pain.

  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. Whiplash - Other Treatment

    Low-Back-Pain-Other Treatment

  5. Whiplash - What Happens

    Low-Back-Pain-What Happens

  6. Whiplash - Home Treatment

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

  7. Whiplash - Topic Overview

    What is whiplash? Whiplash is pain and stiffness in the neck after an injury that has caused the neck to move suddenly or beyond its normal range. It occurs when the head is suddenly forced backward or forward and is then snapped in the other direction. This kind of motion most often happens to people in a car that is hit from behind. Less commonly,it might happen in a fall,a sports injury,...

  8. Whiplash - Cause

    Learn about common causes of lower back pain.

  9. Whiplash - What Increases Your Risk

    Low-Back-Pain-What Increases Your Risk

  10. Whiplash - Health Tools

    Low Back Pain-Health Tools

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