Back Pain Center
Back pain is an ache or discomfort in the back and spinal column. Back pain is very common, affecting most adults at some point in their lives.
Common back problems
Find answers in our in-depth report on low back pain and sciatica:
Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
Living With Back Pain
Back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor, and the third most common cause of surgery. Read here to find out what you can do if you suffer from chronic low back pain.
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Sciatica can cause pain anywhere from the lower back, hips, or buttocks, all the way down the length of the legs and into the feet and toes. Read here to find out what causes sciatica and how you can find relief.
Living With Back Pain (Continued)
Read here to find out what you should know about chiropractic treatment.
Preventing Back Pain
Read here to find out which muscle pains are common when traveling, and how you can help prevent and treat travel-associated aches and pains.
Use this exercise to develop strength in your legs, hips, and back
One false twist, and you could be flat on your back. Here's what you can do to prevent—or treat—those painful aches and twinges.
Each year, children aged 5-14 go to the doctor for backpack-related pain. What is going on? And what can we do about it?
Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)