Before you request a prescription for your back pain, consider asking your doctor about these natural remedies.
To treat back pain, many medical centers promote minimally invasive back surgery as an alternative to traditional surgery. But is it really better?
In some patients, facet joint injections can be an effective first-line treatment for fractures in the vertebrae, eliminating the need for surgery.
When you have low back pain, exercise may be the last thing you want to do, but it's likely your best bet for finding relief.
Researchers have found evidence that levels of key substances in the blood may serve as useful markers for diagnosing low back pain.
For genuine relief from chronic low back pain, you may have to try a combination of treatments.
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.
If you struggle with back pain, you've probably considered seeing a chiropractor. Learn the pros and cons of treating back pain with spinal manipulation.
Sudden, shooting back pain can be caused by a spasm. Learn what triggers back spasms, and the treatments you can use to find relief.
If you're susceptible to back spasms, this article can help you understand why they happen and what you can do to prevent them.