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back pain

Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

4 things to know about backpacks

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Relaxin—how much is too much?

Hormones play a formidable role all throughout pregnancy and childbirth. And sometimes it's a delicate balance.

Pain cream—a paltry palliative?

Study finds ointments marketed for a wide range of a conditions—including nerve pain, burns, sprains and back pain—are often ineffective.

Plight of the astronaut: Back pain

New research suggests explorers experience loss of spinal muscle and gain of fatty tissue during long forays in space.

Researchers: Mind your spine

Yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy and various meditative practices could help back pain sufferers find relief.

Avoid suitcase strain this holiday season

Prevent injuries by packing lightly, using sturdy luggage with wheels and handles, and using good form when carrying or lifting bags.

Back pain: Cause and effect

If you're mired in a morass of pain, a McKenzie-certified therapist might be the one to help pull you out.

A zap for back pain

Newly proposed technique aims electrical pulses at irritated nerves around the spinal cord, bringing relief to chronic pain.

Patient Story

‘I don’t hurt anymore’

Linda Baughan's sister died of ovarian cancer. She didn't want to follow in her footsteps.

Patient Story

No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

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