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Back and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain can have a variety of causes. Understand the sources of discomfort, how to work with your doctor for a specific diagnosis, and explore treatment options that can help bring relief.
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Long-Term Care Following Herniated Disc Surgery
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Laser Spine Surgery: Overview
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The 6 Best Adjustable Beds That Meet Your Unique Sleep Needs
Pain in the Neck? Learn the Cause and What You Can Do About It
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How Does My Lumbosacral Angle Relates to My Back Pain?
Slipped disc
Know the Difference Between Posterior Disc Bulge vs. Herniated Disc
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Rhomboid Muscles and Your Posture
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Why Ideal Posture May Help Relieve Your Back Pain
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Spinal Nerve Root Definition
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Why the Facet Joint Might Be the Root of Your Neck Pain
Lower back pain
Read About Why Your Back Pain Might Be Caused by Lumbago
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Are You at Risk for a Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder?
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How Tears to the Annulus Fibrosus Are Treated
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What Is Lateral Recess Stenosis?
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Sacroiliac Joints of the Sacrum and Ilium
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The Facet Joint Capsule and Back Pain
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Intrathecal Space and Drug Pumps
Supine position
How Does the Supine Position Help Your Back?
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How Nucleus Pulposus Helps Your Spine
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Why L5-S1 Is So Vulnerable to Injury
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Levator Scapula Muscle and Its Role in Pain and Posture
Diagram of the Epidural Space
Epidural Space Anatomy and Injections
neck pain
Cervicalgia Symptoms and Treatment
MRI Cervical spine
What Injuries Can People Have of the Cervical Spine?
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The Intervertebral Foramen and Spinal Stenosis
Back Surgery Series
How Scar Tissue in Neck and Back Are Treated After Surgery
X-Ray of scoliosis
How Dorsal Kyphosis in Your Back Is Measured
Herniated disc
Free Fragment or Sequestered Disc Treatment
Overweight Mature Person With Lower Back, Lumbar Pain
Nerve Root Encroachment and Decompressive Surgery
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How the Insertion of Muscles in Your Joints Helps Them Move
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Injuries to the Odontoid Process Can Be Life-Altering
A image of the back of a skeleton covered with muscles walking.
Hamstring Muscles and Your Back Pain
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Human Center of Gravity Defined and What Effects It
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Info on the Transverse Abdominus Muscle That Influences Core Strength
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Soft Tissue Types and Examples
Pains of the Axial Skeleton Can Extend to the Nerves of the Back
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Ectopic Bone Formation and the Medtronic Controversy
Xray image of arthritic spine.
How Vertebral Endplates Can Cause Back Pain
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An Overview of Spinal Lesions
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How to Strengthen Your Core With Open and Closed Kinetic Chains
Model showing location and shape of trapezius muscle.
Superficial Anatomy of the Back and Core
Woman holding her back, having lower back pain from PID
Thoracolumbar Fascia and Your Lower Back Pain
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What Makes Me So Sensitive to Pain?
A simulated image of the upper back of a skeleton shows muscle origins, insertions and bellies.
Muscle Attachments for Therapeutic Workouts and Movements
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Flat Low Syndrome Stretches and Exercises
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Myotomes, Spinal Nerve Roots, and Dermatomes
Senior man with lower back pain
Learn the Definition, Anatomy, and Surgery of the Intervertebral Joint
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Gluteus Medius — The Muscle that Keeps You from Toppling Over Sideways
Trapezius muscle illustration
The Superficial Layer of Your Back Includes the Extrinsic Muscles
Too much stress, not enough rest
Deep Neck Flexor Muscles - The Longus Colli Group
Illustration highlighting the multifidus muscles
Why Is the Multifidus Muscle Special?
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These Back Muscles That Move and Stabilize Your Spine
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What Your Psoas Muscle Has to Do With Your Lower Back Health
The bent over row builds muscle in the back and shoulders.
Learn Your Back Muscles
A woman next to her bed suffering from back pain
Get Info on Mid-Back Thoracic Spine Pain Causes and Treatment
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Overview of Facet Joints and Facet Joint Pain
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The Splenius Muscle Group of the Uppermost Deep Back
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Understanding Different Parts of the Spine and Why It Is Curved
Doctor and patient with model of spine.
Anatomy of Longitudinal Ligaments and Ligament Nuchae in Your Spine
Intervertebral Disc
How to Keep Your Intervertebral Discs Healthy