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Artificial Discs and Back Surgery - Back Pain Information
This page contains links to eMedTV Back Pain Articles containing information on subjects from Artificial Discs and Back Surgery to Back Pain Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Artificial Discs and Back Surgery
Artificial discs and back surgery is an alternative for people with degenerative disc disease who continue to have back pain. This eMedTV article discusses artificial discs and back surgery, which may be used when non-surgical procedures do not work.
- Back Exercises
Partial sit-ups, bridges, and other back exercises can reduce a person's risk of developing lower back pain. This eMedTV article includes information and pictures on the correct way to perform these exercises, which will help keep the back healthy.
- Back Injury Prevention
As this eMedTV resource explains, an important part of back injury prevention involves exercises that don't strain the back, maintaining correct posture, and lifting heavy items correctly. This page highlights these and other key factors, such as diet.
- Back Pain
Although most people will not need to see a doctor for back pain, certain symptoms call for a consultation. This eMedTV discusses the types and symptoms of back problems that cause pain and explains what to do if they occur.
- Back Pain Information
Are you looking for information on back pain? This eMedTV Web page presents a brief overview of this all-too-common medical condition, including the difference between chronic and acute pain and when you should see your healthcare provider.