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Back and Neck Pain

Learn about back and neck pain

Most people have back and neck pain from time to time. Some people have ongoing pain that gets in the way of their everyday activities. Either way, our topics can give you helpful tips on how to treat, manage, and avoid back and neck pain.

Learn more about back and neck pain in topics such as:

  • Back Problems and Injuries.
  • Low Back Pain.
  • Neck Pain.
  • Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain.
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?
Health Topics
  • Acetaminophen
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Aspirin for Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
  • Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Back Pain in Children and Teenagers
  • Back Problems and Injuries
  • Back School for Low Back Pain
  • Body Mechanics
  • Botulinum (Botox) Injection for Low Back Pain
  • Cathy's Story: Dealing With Stress
  • Cervical Collars
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Spinal Fusion
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Chiropractic
  • Chronic Myofascial Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pain Management
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation Programs for Low Back Pain
  • Decompressive Laminectomy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain
  • Expert: Be Active to Help Your Back Heal
  • First Aid for Low Back Pain
  • Get Chores Done Without Making Your Pain Worse
  • Getting Help Around the House
  • Getting Support When You Have Low Back Pain
  • Injury to the Tailbone (Coccyx)
  • Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem?
  • Interactive Tools
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) for Low Back Pain
  • Jack's Story: Will I Need Surgery?
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Log Roll Method for Safe Movement
  • Lorna's Story: There's No Fast Cure
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain and Sex
  • Low Back Pain: Easing Back Into Your Daily Activities
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis)
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spondylosis
  • Manual Therapy for Neck Pain
  • Moving From Sitting to Standing
  • Neck Exercises
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Problems and Injuries
  • Nerve Function Tests for Evaluating Low Back Problems
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Office Ergonomics
  • Opioids
  • Pain in a Spinal Cord Injury
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Clinic
  • Patty's Story: Using Positive Thinking to Help Back Pain
  • Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Physical Therapy for Back Pain
  • Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis
  • Pregnancy: Belly, Pelvic, and Back Pain
  • Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain
  • Prone Buttocks Squeeze
  • Proper Back Posture (Neutral Spine)
  • Proper Sitting for a Healthy Back
  • Ravi's Story: Coping With Back Pain and Depression
  • Returning to Work With Low Back Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Neck Symptoms
  • Robert's Story: Getting and Staying Active
  • Sciatica
  • Self-Massage
  • Severity of Back Injuries
  • Shoulder and Neck Massage
  • Spinal Decompression for Neck Pain
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Stress and Back Pain
  • Upper and Middle Back Pain
  • Use Heat or Ice to Relieve Low Back Pain
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Whiplash
  • Worried About Using Opioids?
Medical Tests
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine
  • Myelogram
  • Spinal X-Ray
Make a Wise Decision
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots?
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
  • Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery?
Take Action
  • Back Problems: Proper Lifting
  • Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking
  • Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain

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