Back PainInfo Center
Mental health issues may play a role in disabling back pain that can require surgery, and experts recommend mental health screening before spinal surgery. But it seems some surgeons may have missed this recommendation.
Is that constant pain in your lower back affecting your day-to-day life? You aren't alone.
Spinal fractures can cause constant pain. In addition to pain pills, there may be other ways to ease the discomfort.
Back surgery might not have to be a major surgery for some patients. A different technique may produce good long-lasting results.
A new pain medication recently became a controversial topic. While some say the medication will offer a new option to people in pain, others are concerned about potential dangers.
Herniated discs can be painful and even result in disability. A recent study looked at the benefits of spinal surgery as treatment for these slipped discs.
Depending on the severity, spinal cord injuries can result in a limited ability to move and walk. One surprising new treatment may improve walking ability of people with these injuries.
The poses, breathing and meditation in a yoga class may do more than help you relax and feel centered. A review of evidence shows that it might relieve low back pain as well.
Young athletes deal with their fair share of aches and pains. Along with knee and ankle troubles, lower back injuries top the list of most common injuries among young athletes.
Teens' back pain could be blamed on the heavy textbooks and homework assignments they carry to school. But there may be something else besides those heavy backpacks that's actually linked to pain and soreness in the back.