Acute Low Back Pain
Acute low back pain (LBP) is de ned as low back pain present for up to six weeks.
The disc is the soft cushioning structure located between the individual bones of the spine, called “vertebra”.
Treatment of Young Athletes with Spine Injuries
Although not common, low back injuries can occur in young athletes who participate in sports.
Spine experts agree that physical activity is important for people with neck pain.
Cervical Stenosis & Myelopathy
The cervical spine (neck) is made up of a series of connected bones called vertebrae.
Chronic Low Back Pain
Low back pain is considered to be chronic if it has been present for longer than three months.
The human vertebral disc is a unique structure in the spine that bears weight and allows motion.
The term “electrodiagnostic testing” covers a whole spectrum of specialized tests.
Back Pain and Emotional Distress
Four out of five adults will experience an episode of significant back pain sometime during their life.
Exercise: The Backbone of Spine Treatment
So how do you stay physically active without making your pain worse?
The spine is made up of a series of bones called “vertebrae”; between each vertebra are strong connective tissues.
Herniated Lumbar Disc
The spine is made up of a series of connected bones called “vertebrae”.
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
NSAIDs are used to treat pain in a number of medical conditions.
Open discectomy is the most common surgical treatment for ruptured or herniated discs of the lumbar spine.
Osteoporosis (Low Bone Mass)
Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in the United States and developed countries.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Scoliosis is divided into three categories: congen- ital, idiopathic and neuromuscular.
Adult Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
The spine is made up of a series of connected bones called “vertebrae.”
Spine tumors may arise from any of the structures of the spine or the spinal column.
Whiplash and Whiplash-Associated Disorders
The term “whiplash” might be confusing because it describes both a mechanism of injury and the symptoms caused by that injury.