Skip to content

    Back Pain Health Center

    Medical Reference Related to Back Pain

    1. Whiplash - Topic Overview

      Spinal instrumentation without fusion for scoliosis involves attaching devices (such as metal rods, hooks, wires, and screws) in or near the spine to correct a spinal curve without actually fusing the vertebrae together. The goal of this surgical procedure is to stabilize a severe spinal curve in a growing child without fusing an area of the spine that would stop growth in that area.This procedure is used, with some limitations, on children who are still growing and have severe spinal curves that are getting worse. Benefits of this procedure include that it:Allows for normal vertical growth of the spine.May stabilize a severe spinal curve.Prevents a spinal curve from getting worse.Limitations of this procedure include:Possible complications from surgery, such as devices that do not stay in place or break, the need to remove devices due to infection or other problems, or the need for another surgery.The need for several surgeries (as many as six surgeries, or two surgeries a year) to

    2. 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.

    3. Whiplash - Exams and Tests

      Low-Back-Pain-Exams and Tests

    4. Physical Therapy for Back Pain - 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.

    5. Back Pain Guide - Topic Overview

      Most people will have a minor back problem at one time or another. Our body movements usually do not cause problems, but it's not surprising that symptoms develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or injury.

    6. Cervical Spinal Stenosis - Preparing For Your Appointment

      A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Back Problems and Injuries.

    7. 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 ...

    8. 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 ...

    9. Upper and Middle Back Pain - Treatment Overview

      There are many treatments for upper and middle back pain. What works for someone else may not help you. Work with your doctor to find what is best for you. Treatment for upper and middle back pain is based on: How bad your symptoms are. How much your symptoms prevent you from doing your daily tasks. How well other treatments have worked. Treatment for mild to moderate pain In most cases,...

    10. Upper and Middle Back Pain - Topic Overview

      This topic provides an overview of upper and middle back pain. If you have low back pain or neck pain,see the topic Low Back Pain or Neck Pain. What is upper and middle back pain? Upper and middle back pain can occur anywhere from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. Your ribs attach to a long,flat bone in the center of the chest called the sternum and attach to and wrap ...

    Displaying 71 - 80 of 181 Articles << Prev Page 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    Woman holding lower back
    Or is it another form of back pain?
    Hand on back
    See the myths vs. the facts.
     
    Woman doing pilates
    Good and bad exercises.
    acupuncture needles in woman's back
    Use it to manage your pain.
     
    Man with enhanced spinal column, rear view
    Video
    pain in brain and nerves
    Slideshow
     
    Chronic Pain Healtcheck
    Health Check
    break at desk
    Article
     
    Woman holding lower back
    Slideshow
    Weight Loss Surgery
    Slideshow
     
    lumbar spine
    Slideshow
    back pain
    Article