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When is an Epidural Injection Appropriate for Back Pain?

Learn which back problems can benefit from epidural treatment. If you hear the word “epidural” and think of pain relief for women giving birth, think a bit bigger: Epidural steroid injections have…

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March 12th, 2021

Herniated DiscTreatments

The Spine is Susceptible to Herniated Discs

Backache? Crick or numbness in the neck? It could be a herniated spinal disc which is “a common problem and one we likely share with other animals, including the dinosaurs,” according to renowned…

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March 4th, 2021

Back InjuryExercise

Getting the Most from a Yoga Routine and Avoiding Injury

Yoga is a 5,000-year-old discipline whose popularity has grown dramatically in the last few years, by as much as 50% in the United States according to some estimates. Originally a spiritual practice…

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February 9th, 2021

TipsBack Health

Snow Shoveling and Protecting Your Back

Snow and ice present many dangers to those on the road, to those enjoying skiing, skating and other winter sports, and to those exposed to severe weather. But even those who never leave their…

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February 1st, 2021

Diagnostic TestsBack Pain

Diagnostic Tests for Lower, Middle and Upper Back Pain.

When your back hurts, whether the pain arises in the lower, middle or upper region, all you likely care about is figuring out the cause and finding relief. Fortunately, a variety of proven diagnostic…

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January 27th, 2021

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Why Physical Therapy Can Help Spine Pain

You have tried simple measures to relieve your spine problems, like over-the-counter medications, applying heat or ice, and rest. But have you tried physical therapy? If your doctor suggests this very…

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January 20th, 2021