Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages
But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds
Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga
Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months
Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects
Your Guide to A Healthy Back and Neck
Back and Neck Basics
A healthy spine supports the body and a healthy neck supports the head, allowing you to move freely and without pain.
Keeping Your Back Healthy
You can keep your back in good shape through regular exercise, weight management and proper lifting techniques.
Preventing, Treating Neck Pain
Even if your neck pain is caused by an injury or a worsening condition, you can take steps to provide relief.
Dealing With Back Pain
Back pain can range from dull to severe, but most cases of back pain go away on their own.
Back Pain and Pregnancy
As your body prepares for childbirth, hormones cause pelvic muscles, ligaments and joints to loosen. This can lead to pain.
True or false: If you don't get enough calcium in your diet, your body will take the calcium it needs from your bones.
Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens a person's bones, making them less dense and more fragile.
Back Care Quiz
Back pain is a common complaint, but how serious is it? Take this quiz and see how much you know about back care.