Back Pain

Suffer from back pain? Discover the causes of your back pain and related conditions such as sciatica, hernia or pinched nerves. Find out if you suffer from chronic back pain or if your pain is a symptom of another condition. Read articles, reviews and information on various forms of treatment and relief for upper, mid or lower back pain.

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  • Pain Management With a Fentanyl Pain Patch
    For patients who suffer from moderate-to-severe chronic pain and find that typical pain relievers do not provide the pain management they require, the fentanyl pain patch, also known as Duragesic transdermal, could help. Learn about its indications, usage and risk factors.
  • Treatment Options for Back Pain
    Nearly 8 out of 10 people will experience back pain sometime in their lives. When it happens, it helps to know your options when it comes to treatment for back pain. Read on for a roundup of treatment options.
  • What Causes Flu Symptoms with Neck and Back Pain and Muscle Aches?
    Flu symptoms with neck and back pain and muscles aches can have several different causes. Learn more about what these symptoms could mean.
  • Using an Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulator to Relieve Chronic Back Pain
    Chronic back pain is a common complaint in America. Read on to learn more about a spinal cord stimulator for back pain.
  • Common Causes of Back Pain
    Back pain affects almost everyone at some point. From muscle spasms after heavy physical activity, to more serious back problems, the most common causes of back pain should encourage you to seek medical treatment.
  • What Causes Back Pain Between the Shoulder Blades?
    Back pain between shoulder blades can be dull or sharp. It can indicate a problem with the structural features of the shoulder and back region, or it can be a symptom of a more severe problem such as a heart attack or gallstones.
  • Caudal Lysis of Adhesions
    Scar tissue build-up can cause pain in some patients and one way to treat that is to use a technique called caudal lysis of adhesions. This treatment is associated with easing back pain in patients.
  • Overview of Cauda Equina Syndrome
    This article focuses on cauda equina syndrome. It discusses the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of cauda equina syndrome.