All About Back Pain Treatments

Treatment for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed back surgery syndrome, FBSS, and its treatment considerations are explained by Ralph Rashbaum, MD, an orthopaedic spine surgery. Dr. Rashbaum explains his approach to proper patient care when back surgery is not successful.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Selective (Transforaminal) Epidural Spinal Injection

A lumbar epidural steroid injection, transforaminal spinal injection, and selective epidural injection are types of diagnostic spinal injections that may help your doctor pinpoint the cause of your symptoms and provide relief from back pain. There are different types of spinal injections that involve powerful anti-inflammatory medicine (eg, corticosteroid) to reduce inflammation and pain.

Questions to Consider When Choosing a Chiropractor

Chiropractors can specialize in many areas, including orthopaedics, neurology, sports injuries, and nutrition. Answer these questions to determine if you've chosen the right chiropractor to fit your needs.

What is a Chiropractor?

A doctor of chiropractic (DC), chiropractor or chiropractic physician, is an allied healthcare professional trained to diagnose and treat spinal disorders, including the body’s musculoskeletal and nervous systems. DCs treat infants, children, and adults and believe in non-surgical drug-free approaches to improving whole body health.

Chiropractic Treatment Center

The SpineUniverse Chiropractic Treatment Center provides you with everything you need to know about chiropractors and chiropractic care. Learn about the education and training chiropractors receive and the spinal disorders they diagnose and treat.

Chiropractor Education and Training

Chiropractic education and training is much more than spinal manipulation and includes anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and pathology.

Massage for Spine Health: 5 Tips for Choosing a Massage Therapist

Research supports the view that massage is a legitimate back pain treatment, offering a viable option to medications or more invasive methods to manage spine pain.

Over-the-counter Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for Spine Pain

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are among the most effective and frequently used first-line treatments for back and neck pain. Types of NSAIDs, how these drugs work to reduce spine pain and safety tips.

10 Tips to Make Your Spine Care Experience Safer

As you work with medical professionals, remember you are a consumer of health services—and you’re more in control than you may think.

Medications Glossary

Terms and definitions help you better understand the drugs and medications used to treat neck and back pain.

Chiropractic Care of Short Leg Syndrome, Low Back and Neck Pain

Chiropractor explains causes of back and neck pain, including functional and structural short leg problems and whiplash known as cervical acceleration deceleration injury (CAD).

Cervical Disc Replacement for Neck or Arm Pain

Cervical disc replacement is considered an option for some patients with arm or neck pain, and symptoms related to a problem involving one or two cervical discs.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

For some patients who have spinal instability or have been recommended spinal fusion, it is important to understand what minimally invasive options may be available.

Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Spine surgeons are always seeking new ways to perform spine surgery in a safe, effective way that will make your recovery less painful and more rapid.

Patients with Back or Neck Pain Have a Voice in Their Spine Care

As a patient with neck or back pain, you have specific rights that help protect you and your information.
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