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Keep Your Back Healthy as You Age, Sex and Back Pain, Golf Swing Mechanics

06/10/2015 -

Keeping your back healthy as you age presented by Joshua Ammerman, MD. Sex and back pain—Jerry Corners, MD explains back pain doesn't have to bring an end to sex. Is back pain hurting your golf game? Watch a slideshow to learn easy exercises and stretches you can do before teeing off.

Radiating Back Pain May Cause Sciatica, Spine Tumor Risk, About Low Back Surgery

05/29/2015 -

Stewart G. Eidelson, MD, explains how certain questions a doctor asks can help he/she determine the potential cause of sciatic symptoms. Considering spine surgery to treat lower back pain? Tony Schnuerer, PA, helps you understand lumbar spine surgery.

Herniated Disc in Your Neck, Lumbar Fusion Surgery, Spinal Stenosis Treatment

05/13/2015 -

Understanding lumbar spine fusion surgery: Dr. Albert explains the goals of lumbar (low back) fusion surgery. Is your cell phone killing your back? Joshua M. Ammerman, MD explains that cell phone use can double or triple the weight of your head and can strain your neck.

Herniated Disc with Sciatica, Adolescent Scoliosis Curves, Can Easing Stress Reduce Back Pain?

04/22/2015 -

Lumbar herniated disc with sciatica presented by: Dwight Tyndall, MD, FAAOS. Dr. Tyndall gives you the lowdown on low back pain and sciatica! Scoliosis treatments: how do doctors know if your spine's curve will get worse?

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?