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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.

Upper Back Pain Causes

Upper back pain can be caused by many different spinal problems, such as sprain or strain. Here are 10 potential causes of upper back pain.

Back Pain Prevention and Relief

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

5 Harmful Habits for Your Spine

5 harmful habits that can lead to back pain: learn what they are in this article so that you can prevent back pain.

Could Slipping Rib Syndrome Be Causing Your Back Pain?

Slipping rib syndrome is a painful and rare disorder also known as floating rib syndrome, lost rib syndrome, costal chondritis or costochondritis, and Tietze syndrome.

The Best Exercises for Low Back Pain

A spine expert discusses the types of exercises that can be beneficial and which ones to avoid.

Lumbago: Mild to Severe Low Back Pain

Lumbago is a seldom used term to mean mild to severe low back pain. The pain can be acute or chronic and affects both young and old.

5 Causes of Back and Neck Pain or Discomfort

Five common causes of back and pain are explained by Robert Talac, MD, PhD, an orthopaedic spine surgeon.

5 Quick Tips to Help Prevent Lower Back Pain

Prevent lower back pain (or reduce your pain) with these 5 quick tips from a spine surgeon.

Weight Loss with Low Back Pain: Finding the Right Program

Weight loss can have a positive and significant impact on reducing back pain. Fining the weight loss program that is right for you is crucial. Learn how here.

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.

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?

Acetaminophen in the Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain

For low back pain, acetaminophen can be effectively used as an analgesic (or pain killer). Doctor-written article on acetaminophen as a pain reliever for lower back pain.

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?

5 Ways to Manage Back Pain

Low back pain is common, but if you have it, know that it does not have to control your life. Find out 5 quick and easy ways to relieve back pain today.