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Does Your Leg Hurt When You Cough?

Find out why this question could help you get the right diagnosis and treatment for your back pain.

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The Most Common Causes of 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.

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Don't Ignore Your Buckling Knees

If you feel your knees buckling, you could be risking a fall. Here's why you should pay attention to knee instability and some exercises that can help.

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Who Diagnoses and Treats AS?

Effectively diagnosing and treating ankylosing spondylitis requires a multidisciplinary care team. These are the specialists you should see.

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Spinal Stenosis Versus Vascular Claudication

Spinal stenosis can often be confused with a different condition called vascular claudication. Here's how you can tell the two apart.

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6 Signs That You Might Be Addicted to Opioids

Opioid addiction is a compulsive behavior that can develop even when you're using pain pills for a medical reason. These are the signs you might be addicted.

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How to Choose the Best Chiropractor

Chiropractors treat back pain and other musculoskeletal problems. Here’s how to find the right one for you.

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What to Do About Back Spasms

If you're susceptible to back spasms, this article can help you understand why they happen and what you can do to prevent them.

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What Causes a Herniated Disc?

About 10 percent of people have back pain from a herniated disc at some point in their lives. Learn what causes this painful condition.

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What is a Baker's Cyst?

Learn what causes this painful swelling behind the knee and what you can do to find relief.

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