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    1. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Check Your Symptoms

      If you or someone you know is experiencing back problems, check the symptoms here to determine if yoiu need to seek medical treatment.

    2. Whiplash - When to Call a Doctor

      Low-Back-Pain-When to Call a Doctor

    3. 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.

    4. Whiplash - Medications

      Low-Back-Pain-Medications

    5. Whiplash - Frequently Asked Questions

      Learning about upper and middle back pain: What is upper and middle back pain? What causes it? What are the symptoms? Being diagnosed: How is upper and middle back pain diagnosed? Getting treatment: What are the treatments for upper and middle back pain? What medicines can I take for it? What types of surgery might be done for it? Are there other treatments I can try? Living with upper and middle ...

    6. Whiplash - Symptoms

      In general,symptoms of upper and middle back pain may: Feel like a dull,burning,or sharp pain. Be felt at a single point or over a broad area. Start suddenly or slowly get worse. Be constant or come and go. Occur with muscle tightness or stiffness. Get worse when you do certain activities or move and sit in a certain way. More serious symptoms that need to be treated right away include: ...

    7. Low Back Pain - When to Call a Doctor

      In most cases,back pain gets better with home treatment. So unless you have signs of a severe illness,injury,or heart attack,you can give your back pain some time to work itself out before you call your doctor. Call or other emergency services immediately if: Back pain occurs with chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack include: Chest pain or pressure,or ...

    8. Whiplash - Exams and Tests

      Your doctor will first ask you about your past health,your symptoms,and your work and physical activities. Then he or she will do a physical exam. Your doctor may also order an imaging test to find out if something such as a broken bone or a herniated disc is causing your pain. The type of imaging test you have depends on what kind of problem your doctor suspects. You may have one or more ...

    9. 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. Stress management: Breathing exercises for relaxation ...

    10. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Get started

      Backpacks are handy for carrying books-and lots of other things. But if they’re not used right,they can strain muscles and even cause back pain. Backpack safety is important for everyone. It's especially important for children,who can be hurt by regularly carrying too much weight or by not wearing their backpacks safely. Choose the right backpack Look for these features: Light weight. ...

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