Acute low back pain is defined as low back pain present for up to six weeks.
Acute Low Back Pain
Adult Spondylolisthesis in the Low Back
In spondylolisthesis, one of the bones in your spine — called a vertebra — slips forward and out of place.
Back Pain and Emotional Distress
Back pain is one of the problems most often seen by health care providers.
Back Pain in Children
Back pain in children is not like back pain in adults. Compared to an adult, a child with a backache is more likely to have a serious underlying disorder.
Back Pain Topic Center
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people self-treat and seek medical care.
Back Sprains and Strains Topic Center
About 80% of us experience back pain of some kind during our lifetime.
Chronic Low Back Pain
Low back pain is considered to be chronic if it has been present for greater than three months.
Degenerative Lumbar (Low Back) Spondylolisthesis
Degenerative changes in the spine are often referred to those that cause the loss of normal structure and/or function.
Depression and Back Pain
Have you been in a funk, not understanding the reason for your bad moods and lack of energy?
Discogenic (Disc-Related) Low Back Pain
Low back pain is a common condition. It can be caused by lumbar sprain, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, and different degenerative spinal disorders. The term discogenic pain means one or more intervertebral discs are the pain source.
Herniated Disk in the Lower Back
A herniated disk is a condition that can occur anywhere along the spine, but it most often occurs in the lower back.
Herniated Lumbar Disc
The spine is made up of a series of connected bones called "vertebrae." The disc is a combination of strong connective tissues which hold one vertebra to the next and acts as a cushion between the vertebrae.
How Worried Should I Be About My Low Back Pain?
Low back pain is one of the most common reasons that patients seek medical advice.
Low Back Pain
Almost everyone will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can vary from mild to severe.
Lower Back Pain Topic Center
If you’ve ever had lower back pain stop you from doing what you want, you’re not alone.
Lumbago: Mild to Severe Low Back Pain
Lumbago is a seldom used term to mean mild to severe low back pain.
Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
While there are many causes of back pain, the most common cause is a disorder of the lumbar intervertebral discs.
Lumbar Herniated Disc
A common cause of lower back and leg pain is a lumbar ruptured disc or herniated disc.
Lumbar Radiculopathy: Low Back and Leg Pain
Approximately 80% of the population is plagued at one time or another by back pain, especially lower back pain.
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Topic Center
Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common cause of low back, buttock and leg pain in adults 50 years and older.
As we age, our body degenerates with time. However, some people have a higher risk of certain degenerative conditions due to a genetic bias.
Pinched Nerves Can Cause Neck and Back Pain
People commonly talk about having a pinched nerve, but what is a pinched nerve?
Pregnancy and Back Pain
Women typically experience pregnancy-related pain in the lower spine—the low back, sacrum, and pelvic regions.
Sex and Back Pain
The results of SpineUniverse's national survey on Sexual Satisfaction and Back Pain indicate that back pain is ruining the sex lives of many people.
Upper Back Pain Topic Center
Pain in the upper and/or mid back is less common than lower back or neck pain.