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Back Pain and Neck Pain Tips from SpineUniverse

Spinal Fusion Improved, Massage Pain Away, Bone Fortifying Foods

04/08/2015 -

Improving neck and back spinal fusion in at-risk patients. Eating with your spine in mind. Can therapeutic massage help relieve back pain?

Back and Neck Pain: When to Call a Doctor, Pinched Nerves, Sciatica, Whiplash

03/25/2015 -

When to Call a Doctor for a Pinched Nerve? presented by Jason M. Highsmith, MD. Stewart Eidelson, MD explains that receiving the proper diagnosis is key to the effective treatment of back and leg pain.

Back Pain in America Survey—You could win an iPad mini, Sprains and Strains, Pain Management

03/11/2015 -

Participate in the 2nd Annual Back Pain in America Survey! What is the difference between a sprain and strain, and how can the injury occur? What is Pain Management? Learn about types of pain, the role of a pain medicine specialist, and much more.

Spinal Osteoarthritis, Spondylosis, Reduce Neck and Low Back Pain

02/25/2015 -

Spondylosis: treatment options for spinal osteoarthritis without surgery. Whether your spondylosis is in your neck or low back (or both!) the pain and stiffness can make not want to move, instead gentle stretches and exercise may help.

Discogenic Back Pain, Rare Spine Problem, Artificial Disc Clinical Trial Opportunity, Managing Back and Neck Pain

02/11/2015 -

Dr Praveen Mummaneni explains discogenic low back pain—a degenerative spine condition. Tactical Treatments Help Manage Neck and Back Pain: Dr. Richeimer describes various treatments a multidisciplinary pain medicine specialist may recommend to a patient with neck or back pain.

Sciatica in Winter, Low Back Spinal Stenosis, Fracture Risk, Chiropractic Care

01/28/2015 -

Sciatica in winter: does cold weather make back and leg symptoms worse? Mitchell F. In our chiropractic feature, Mitchell Miglis, DC explains the relationship between chiropractic and spinal manipulation?

Back Pain, Obesity, Weight Loss Tips, Exercise with Chronic Pain

01/15/2015 -

Obesity's connection to back pain. Rheumatoid Arthritis diet helps reduce inflammation.

Cell Phone-related Back Pain, Steve Nash’s Story, Airplane Travel Tips

12/10/2014 -

Is your cell phone killing your back? Joshua M. Ammerman, MD explains the risks. Travel feature: How to prevent back pain on the plane. Alan Hedge, PhD, shares tips on how to take care of your spine while traveling.

Pinched Nerves Cause Back and Neck Pain: What you can do, When to call a doctor

11/19/2014 -

Community Topic of the Day—Painful Pinched Nerves: Pinched Nerve Slideshow. Clinical trial knowledge center. Exercises for spinal stenosis.

FAQs about Sciatica, Low Back and Leg Pain, Nerve Regeneration in Spinal Cord Injury, Facet Joint Pain

11/05/2014 -

Fact and FAQs about sciatica, low back pain, and leg pain. Spinal cord injury: Inside the Fehlings' Laboratory for neural repair and regeneration. Video feature: Facet joint block injection.

Back Pain and Sleep, Alternative Therapies for Low Back Pain, Clinical Trial Announcements, Spine Community Help

10/22/2014 -

Waking Up with Back Pain? Tips to Help You Sleep Better and Prevent Back Pain. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Low Back Pain. Low Back Pain Animation.

Back Pain Treatments, Boutique Spine Care, Spinal Tests and Diagnosis

10/09/2014 -

Medications for back pain and neck pain. Boutique spine care for patients with back problems. Video Feature: Spinal Tests and Diagnosis Animation.

Spondylolisthesis, Can Chiropractic Reverse Cervical Disc Degeneration?

09/26/2014 -

Read an article to learn about the potential severity of spondylolisthesis and the symptoms and treatments. Can Chiropractic Reverse Cervical Disc Degeneration?

Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis, Pain Medications

09/11/2014 -

See how a spine specialist diagnoses spinal stenosis. Drugs, medications, and injections for spondylosis.

Cervical artificial discs, spinal injections, back pain relief

08/27/2014 -

Cervical artificial disc replacement: what you need to know. Back pain and the space between; The difference between temporary relief and permanent solutions.

Herniated discs, failed spine surgery, artificial disc clinical trial, fracture treatment

08/13/2014 -

Learn all about herniated discs by Howard An, MD. What do you do when you experience failed back syndrome?

Whiplash, Neck Trauma Treatment, Spiritual Tools for Back Pain, Weight Lifting

07/23/2014 -

Todd Albert, MD talks about whiplash. True or false? Most people experience neck pain either immediately after the injury or several days later. Spiritual tools to help you move beyond neck and back pain. Exercise Feature: weight lifting and back pain.

Scoliosis, Alternative Spinal Arthritis Treatments, Questions About Spine Surgery, Chiropractic for Sciatica

07/09/2014 -

Scoliosis in kids—view a slideshow that can help you spot scoliosis and learn what to do about it. Jason Highsmith, MD explains several alternative treatment options for Spondylosis you may not have previously considered, such as acupuncture, acupressure, as well as herbal remedies.

Back and Neck Summer Safety, Second Opinions, Sciatica and Spinal Stenosis Exercises

06/26/2014 -

Summer safety tips for your neck and back health. Is a second opinion on spine surgery rude or smart? Jason Highsmith, MD answers this important question. What you should know about your physical therapist.

Sciatica, Spondylolisthesis, SI Joint Pain, New Clinical Trial

06/11/2014 -

6 Leading Causes of Sciatica: Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD explains what causes that pain in your lower back and leg. What is Spondylolisthesis? Did you know that some types of spondylolisthesis not only cause lower back pain, but leg pain too?