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Spinal Conditions

A variety of spinal conditions, such as scoliosis, can cause back and neck pain. Learn how they are diagnosed and what options you may have for treatment.
A woman in a wheelchair enjoying a picnic with her family
How Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Is Treated
Child in wheelchair with parents
How Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Is Diagnosed
Child at home in a wheelchair
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): Symptoms and Complications
Explaining spinal nerves and spine structure
Facetectomy: Uses, Procedure, & Results
spinal cord
Spinal Cord Compression: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
before surgery
10 Things Your Spine Surgeon Should Know Before Surgery
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Tips for Preventing Degenerative Disc Disease
Child physiotherapist examining patient spine
5 Scoliosis Treatments You Should Know About
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Painful Facet Joints? It Could Be Hypertrophy
Annular fissure
Annular Fissure of the Intervertebral Discs
Senior man with back pain. Spine physical therapist and paient. chiropractic pain relief therapy. Age related backache
Neuroforaminal Stenosis Defined
Mature woman showing medical professional her painful arm
Diagnosing Cervical Radiculopathy
Doctor looking a spine figure with her patient
Central Canal Stenosis Symptoms and Causes
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Flexion Bias and Your Back Pain
Neuralforaminal Narrowing Treatment
Neuralforaminal Stenosis Treatment
Vertebral column
Spinal Synovial Cysts: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
A doctor examines a young patient's spine.
Levoscoliosis and Dextroscoliosis Scoliosis Directions
Back problems.
Risks of Spinal Fusion for Degenerative Disc Disease
Scoliosis of the spine, artwork
Adult Scoliosis Is a Continuation From Childhood
Xray image of arthritic spine.
Arthritis in the Neck — Cervical Spondylosis
Doctor checking senior mans back in examination room
Which Doctor to See for Your Specific Spine Issue
Doctor looking at an x-ray of a patient's neck while performing an exam
Does a Referral to a Spine Surgeon Mean Surgery?
Senior women doing ore stabilization workout on exercise balls
The Basics of Spinal Instability
Woman rubbing sore neck
Why the Scalene Muscles Get Tight
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Traction Spurs and Spinal Degeneration
A woman with shoulder and back pain
Spondylolisthesis: Overview and More
Vertebra or spinal bone
Vertebral Body and Compression Fractures
Surgeons handing forceps in operating room
Retrolisthesis and Spine Surgery
Tired office worker suffering from neck pain
5 Common Causes of Neck Pain
Woman with neck and shoulder pain
Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Spasm Cycle
Senior man with neck pain.
2 Common Spinal Conditions in Seniors and the Elderly
Cervical kyphosis is a reversing of the natural curve in the neck (or low back.)
Flat Neck Syndrome Causes and Treatment
Sacroiliac joint seen from above.
Treatments for Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction
Man with broken neck reading
How a Cervical Fracture Is Treated
A man telling his doctor about his back problems.
Annular Fissure Causes and Treatment
Surgeon talking with senior patient lying on bed in hospital ward
Adjacent Segment Degeneration After Surgery
Annular tear and irritated spinal nerve root
Three Ways Your Spinal Discs May Be Causing Your Back Pain
Teenage girl at the doctor with back pain
Scheuermann's Disease: Overview and More
A doctor and his patient looking at an x-ray
Intermittent Neurogenic Claudication Overview
Close up unhealthy mature woman touching back, sitting on bed
How Sciatica Is Treated
Neck bones
Simple Wedge Fractures in the Cervical Spine
Physiotherapy on a woman's neck
Torticollis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Cobb Angle Measurement
How Scoliosis Is Measured by the Cobb Angle
Man sitting on bed with backache
Cauda Equina Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes,Diagnosis, Treatment
Sciatic back pain
Back Mice Symptoms and Diagnosis
A woman in a wheelchair painting on an easel
Spina Bifida: Overview and More
A spine doctor talking to her patient
Clay Shoveler's Fracture Risk and Treatment
Woman holding her back
Lumbar Lordosis: What It Is and How It's Measured
surgeons in an operating room
Dural Sac Tears During Spinal Surgery
Top-and side-view illustration of spinal stenosis
Spinal Stenosis: Overview and More
Sacroiliac and low back pain
Inflammatory Arthritis: Types of Active Inflammation
Woman with backache, massaging her back.
Radiculopathy Overview: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Young male doctor holding model spine in front of blonde woman with her back to the camera
Arachnoiditis: Overview and More
Nerve cells.
Spinal Nerve Roots and Dermatomes
Boy in wheel chair holding a ball
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): Overview and More
Whiplash diagram
Whiplash Injury Recovery Tips
Female doctor and surgeon in discussion over spine model in clinic
Spondylolisthesis Is a Slip of Spinal Vertebrae
Whiplash Depiction
What Happens During a Whiplash Injury
Male doctor explaining the spine to senior patient
Are There Treatments for Hyperkyphosis in Seniors?
The spine, ribs, pelvis and sacrum
Spinal Anatomy Including Transverse Process and Lamina