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Is Back Pain Ruining Your Golf Game?

Some golfers find their lower back body-swing connection causes back pain. Here are common swing faults that may contribute to lower back pain.

High Heels and Flip-Flops Cause Back Pain

Beauty takes its toll: after wearing high heels all day, your back may be screaming for help. Flip-flops can also hurt your spine. A women's spine specialist explains how your fashion choices can be painful.

Muscle Spasms are a Leading Cause of Back Pain But NOT the Primary Cause

The cause of back pain and spasm can be attributed to overuse, an accident or a sports injury. If you’ve had one or more episodes of muscle spasm in the low back, chances are it will happen again.

Trigger Point Spinal Injections for Low Back Pain

If you have muscle-related lower back pain, your doctor may recommend a trigger point injection. How will it work? How many will you need? Find answers here.

Back Pain Prevention and Relief

Many helpful tips about body mechanics and posture are presented to help back pain patients prevent injury.

Keeping Your Back Healthy as You Age

American men and women are now living longer, and with a longer life, many of us are trying to remain healthy and active well into our 70s, 80s and even 90s.

Low Back Pain Treatment Guideline Highlights Exercise and Stress Reduction

The American College of Physicians recently published its non-surgical treatment guideline for various types of low back pain—from short-term bouts of pain to debilitating chronic pain.

Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

Focus on corticosteroids for acute low back pain: Will they relieve your pain?

Low Back Pain Animation

Watch this animation to learn more about low back pain: what are the different types of low back pain? Which type do you have? What kind of back pain treatments will you need?

Muscle Relaxants in the Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

You may have been given a muscle relaxant for your acute low back pain. Why are they used?

Can Inversion Tables Help Your Low Back Pain?

Inversion tables may offer relief to patients struggling with low back pain.

Turning Back Pain and Sciatica Upside Down

Many people with low back pain and sciatica find that inversion therapy performed on an inversion table provides relief.

Back Pain During Pregnancy

About 80% of pregnant women have back pain. Back pain and the causes in pregnant women are not entirely understood. Therefore, the treatment recommendations are poor. By educating both the physician and the patient, treatment options can be improved.

Low and Lower Back Pain Center

Low and lower back pain can vary from dull pain that develops gradually to sudden, sharp or persistent pain felt below the waist.

Medication and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

A doctor reviews the most common medications used to treat acute lower back pain. What will work for your pain?
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