All Low Back Pain Articles

Epidural Corticosteroid Injections and Low Back Pain

Epidural steroid injections may be part of a treatment program that includes an active exercise program and may assist in avoiding the need for surgical intervention.

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.

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.

Back Pain and Pushing a Wheelchair

The Ohio State University’s Spine Research Institute’s study shows that pushing patients in a wheelchair may cause low back injury. Are you at risk?

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.

Lumbar Spine Surgery: Will You Need Surgery for Your Lower Back Pain?

You have lower back pain: Will you need surgery? Detailed article to help you understand spinal anatomy, lower back pain treatment options, including surgical procedures.

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a rare but serious low back disorder that requires immediate medical attention.

Facet Injections for Low Back Pain

Learn the goal of facet joint injections for low back pain. When should this be recommended? Pain specialist-written article.

Pain Primer: Scientific Research into Painkillers

Scientists are working to develop potent pain-killing drugs that act on pain receptors. Many less toxic compounds that are more potent than morphine, but without its addictive properties are under investigation.

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?

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.

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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