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When pain medications and rest aren’t enough to reduce pain from a vertebral fracture, surgery may be necessary.
Find out why this question could help you get the right diagnosis and treatment for your back pain.
The exact cause of back pain is not easy to determine. Fortunately, about 90 percent of cases improve on their own. Here's what you should know.
Spinal stenosis can often be confused with a different condition called vascular claudication. Here's how you can tell the two apart.
Changes that occur with aging can make your spine more vulnerable to a slipped disc. Find out what that could mean for your back.
If you're susceptible to back spasms, this article can help you understand why they happen and what you can do to prevent them.
About 10 percent of people have back pain from a herniated disc at some point in their lives. Learn what causes this painful condition.
Sciatica is a common cause of back pain that can happen when spinal stenosis or a herniated disk irritates the sciatic nerve.
Learn more about this common cause of back pain — a narrowing of the spinal canal that typically affects people in their 50s and 60s.
Have you ever wondered how your spine fits together? Take a look at the anatomy of this crucial part of your body.