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  1. Cauda Equina Syndrome Overview

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. Tricyclic and Tetracyclic Antidepressants for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants for low back pain.

  5. Cervical Spondylosis - Topic Overview

    Cervical spondylosis is a term used to describe the changes to the bones ( vertebrae ),joints and discs of the neck ( cervical spine ) as a result of aging (disc degeneration). The vertebrae and discs wear down,possibly resulting in pain. Cervical spondylosis is commonly seen in people 55 years of age and older. 1 See pictures of the neck and the vertebrae and discs. As you age,the discs ...

  6. Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Drug details for Epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis.

  7. Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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).

  10. Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain

    Drug details for Acetaminophen for low back pain.

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