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Lumbar Spine Surgery

Decompression and spinal fusion are the two most common lumbar spine surgeries for patients with lower back pain and leg pain.

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Sciatica Causes

The origins and risk factors of sciatica can be related to several underlying causes.

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What Is Spinal Stenosis?

Different types of spinal stenosis, including lumbar stenosis and cervical stenosis, have their own pain and symptom profiles.

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Sciatica Treatment Video

Sciatica treatments will vary depending on whether the pain is in its early stages or if it is chronic.

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Herniated Disc Video

See how a herniated disc occurs and how it can cause pain and other symptoms depending on the location of the disc herniation

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Lower Back Strain Video

Lower back strain is caused by damage to the muscles and ligaments of the back. Learn about muscle anatomy and the symptoms of lower back strain.

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Pain in the shoulder blade region is fairly common and can be quite painful and limiting. It can have many causes, ranging from a muscle strain to a more serious condition that requires immediate medical attention.

Treating chronic stiff neck involves gentle stretches, heat or ice therapy, pain relievers, and seeking medical advice if symptoms persist.

El ejercicio puede aliviar dolor de espalda por fortalecer los músculos del core, mejorar la flexibilidad, y mejorar la salud general de la columna vertebral.