New Treatments for Back and Spine Disease
Find the back treatment that is right for you. If you already have a diagnosis, you may find our condition center useful. Choose from the drop down boxes on the left side.
Choose from Our QuickLinks to Our Best Articles
- Management of Idiopathic (Adolescent) Scoliosis
When an adolescent is identified with scoliosis, management should be guided by informed choices that include the patient, family members, and the health care provider.
- Transforaminal Epidural Injections Treat Leg and Back Pain
Epidural glucocortoid, or steroid, spinal injections are commonly given to patient with leg and/or back pain to relieve pain and improve mobility.
- What Disorders Do Chiropractors Treat?
Doctors of chiropractic treat many different spinal disorders.
- What is a Physiatrist?
A physiatrist is a medical doctor with specialized training in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain medicine.
- Chiropractic and Neck Pain: Conservative Care of Cervical Disorders
Chiropractic manipulation, or adjustment, of the neck is a precise and gentle technique. The goal is to manage neck pain and restore motion to the spine’s joints.
- Medication and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain
There are different types of medications used to treat lower back pain. During the acute phase, medications work to lessen pain and inflammation. A physician discusses many of the commonly prescribed drugs in detail, even considering the cost
- Back Pain: When is Surgery Appropriate?
Doctor Gordon R. Bell of the Cleveland Clinic answers questions about disc herniation and spinal stenosis.
- Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): Spine Surgery and Complications
Even if surgery cannot reverse damage to the spinal cord, surgery may be needed to stabilize the spine to prevent future pain or deformity.
- Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF): Advantages
A unique feature of the TLIF technique is its ability to restore interbody height and proper spinal curavature, which further helps to stabilize the spine and adds to its fusion potential.
- Thoracoscopy in the Treatment of Scoliosis
New thoracoscopy treatments for scoliosis demonstrate a major technological step forward in the treatment of Scoliosis. In this procedure, highly skilled spinal surgeons approach from the side of the chest wall for maximum access.
- Back Pain and Spine Surgery
Sometimes spine surgery is necessary to remedy back pain and sciatica. These five points will help you to prepare.
- Arthritis: Alternative Treatments
A few common alternative treatments that many people have found to be helpful for spinal arthritis. Be wary of treatments that make claims that seem unrealistic, such as a complete cure or 100% guarantee pain relief.
- Chiropractic Treatment of Sciatica
Chiropractic treatment of sciatica is based on the philosophy that restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduced function.
- What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is the ancient Chinese method of healing that may include herbal therapies to treat neck and back pain.