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Back Pain Center

Nutrition, Fitness and Lifestyle Choices for Back Pain

Listing lifestyle choices that may result in improved back pain may be misleading. The internet is full of “common sense...

Drugs and Treatment for Back Pain

Since the severity of back pain varies so much from patient to patient, there are several treatments to choose from....

Signs and Symptoms of Back Pain

The prevalence of back pain is remarkably consistent in all parts of the world and in all cultures. Roughly 20 percent of people a...

Causes, Risk Factors and Prevention of Back Pain

The most important thing to understand is that the definitive cause of an individual's back pain is difficult to identify. It ...

Treatment for Back Pain Due to Osteoporosis

Back pain in people with osteoporosis, or low bone density, is most often caused by fractures in the spine or lower back. Spinal f...

Types of Lumbar Surgery

According to an article on the New York Times website, lumbar spinal surgery is used to correct problems with the vertebrae, discs...

Baseball, Back Pain & Spondylolysis

Relative to contact sports, like football or rugby, baseball appears to be safe. However, the extreme motions involved in pitching...

The Effects of Weight Lifting on Degenerative Disc Disease

Some people begin to suffer from degenerative disc disease, or DDD, as they age. This happens when the discs in between your verte...

Symptoms of a Ruptured Lumbar Disc

In between the vertebra or bones in your spine are disks. These disks are made of a tough outer layer and have a jelly-like nucleu...

Sciatica and the Big Toe

Sciatica is best described as a symptom of an underlying condition more than a disorder in and of itself. It's usually the res...
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