Back Pain Center
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General Overview
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.

InDepth
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.

 
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.

Special Topics

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?

Related Conditions
Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)
Resources
American Chiropractic Association

American Chronic Pain Association




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