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Back and Neck

  • 5 Exercises to Prevent an Aching Neck
    Although neck pain can be the result of stress, age or injury, it is most often associated with poor posture.
  • Help Your Back Work for You
    Your back is important to almost every move you make, but you probably won't realize that until you hurt it.
  • How to Recover From a Back Injury
    Back pain is something you don't want to repeat. Recovering properly from a back injury and taking preventive measures can help you reduce your risk of going through it again.
  • Kyphosis
    Kyphosis is a forward curvature of the spine. It is a type of spinal deformity and should not be confused with poor posture.
  • Low Back Pain
    Low back pain can range from mild, dull, and annoying to persistent, severe, and disabling pain. Pain in the lower back can restrict mobility and interfere with normal functioning.
  • Massage Therapy for Back Pain
    More than half of American adults seek medical treatment for back pain at some point in their lives.
  • Neck Pain
    Neck pain can result from many causes—from injury to inflammatory disease.
  • Scoliosis
    A spine affected by scoliosis shows a sideways curvature and a rotation of the vertebrae, giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side.
  • Torticollis (Wryneck)
    Torticollis is a spasm of the neck muscles. It is usually caused by vigorous movement or injury—or by sleeping in an awkward position.
  • Watch that Backpack Load
    When your child acts as if she’s carrying the weight of the world on her shoulders, maybe you should check her backpack.
  • Weighing the Risks, Benefits of Back Surgery
    The reasons for back surgery typically vary with a patient's age.
  • What Is Spinal Stenosis?
    Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves, resulting in back and leg pain.
  • What to Do About a Pain in the Neck
    Most neck pain is caused by sleeping on a bed that’s too soft, poor posture, stress, neck strains or degenerative joint disease that occurs when the joints of the neck become inflamed or a disc pushes outward from its normal position.
  • Whiplash Injury
    Whiplash is an injury caused by the neck bending forcibly forward and then backward, or vice versa. The injury usually involves the muscles, discs, nerves, and tendons in the neck.