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Research suggests you might want to avoid using anticonvulsant drugs like gabapentin, topiramate, and pregabalin to treat low back pain.
In some patients, facet joint injections can be an effective first-line treatment for fractures in the vertebrae, eliminating the need for surgery.
If you see your doctor for low back pain, don’t expect to walk away with a prescription. These are the alternative treatments you should try first.
A fine line exists between the benefits and harms of prescription opioids, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine. Here’s what you should know.
Sciatica often goes away on its own, but symptoms may last more than six weeks. Try these tips to help ease your pain.
More than half of U.S. adults say they have some sort of joint pain. Find out why many are choosing alternative therapies over conventional treatments.
If you have severe back pain that lasts more than a few days, these are the treatment options you should consider — and some you shouldn't.