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  1. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Surgery

    Read about surgery for herniated discs.

  2. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Treatment Overview

    Learn about treatment for herniated disc.

  3. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I have surgery for a herniated disc?

  4. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Symptoms

    Symptoms of a herniated disc vary greatly depending on the position of the herniated disc and the size of the herniation.

  5. Lumbar Herniated Disc - Exams and Tests

    Initial examinationYour health professional will evaluate your symptoms of leg and back pain using a medical history and physical examination. Your diagnosis will be based on any features that point to irritation of one or more spinal nerves and to the lo

  6. Back Pain Questions for Your Doctor

    WebMD provides 10 important questions to ask your doctor about back pain.

  7. Protect Your Back as You Lie Down - 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 ...

  8. Low Back Pain - Exams and Tests

    Low-Back-Pain-Exams and Tests

  9. Upper and Middle Back Pain - Home Treatment

    There are several things you can do at home to help reduce your pain. For example: Rest. If your back hurts a lot,take a break. But try not to let too much time pass before you get moving again. Instead,return to your activities slowly,and avoid things that make your pain worse. Studies show that bed rest doesn't relieve back pain better than staying active. And bed rest of more than a ...

  10. Low Back Pain - Topic Overview

    Low-Back-Pain-Topic Overview

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