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Back pain afflicts countless Americans, but there are plenty of treatment and therapy options to help. Learn about the causes of back pain and what you can do to reduce the pain.


How to Treat Back Spasms

 How to Treat Back Spasms

How to Treat Back Spasms. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn more about how to treat back spasms. See more »

Smoking and Back Pain

 Smoking and Back Pain

Smoking can cause back pain, which may be surprising to some. Learn about why smoking might cause back pain. See more »

Back Pain and Kidney Infection

 Back Pain and Kidney Infection

Back pain and kidney infection is sometimes related. See how you can tell the difference between muscular back pain and kidney infection. See more »

Why is sitting in a chair for long periods bad for your back?

 Why is sitting in a chair for long periods bad for your back?

You may have heard that sitting is bad for your back, but did you know it can cause back strain? Read how sitting is bad for you back in long stretches. See more »

How to Prevent Back Pain

 How to Prevent Back Pain

Preventing back pain is much easier than treating it after an injury. Learn how to avoid the bad habits that can damage your back. See more »

How to Relieve Back Pain

How to Relieve Back Pain

Back pain can put you out of commission unlike any other injury. Learn how back pain works and how to relieve it with icing, rest, and other methods. See more »

Acupuncture for Back Pain

 Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture can help reduce the discomfort associated with back pain. Learn all about acupuncture for back pain in this article from Discovery Health. See more »

 Back Pain and Nerve Block

Can back pain be treated with a nerve block? Learn whether back pain can be treated with a nerve block. See more »

 Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Can back pain be treated with physical therapy? Find out if back pain can be treated with physical therapy. See more »

 Back Pain and Surgery

Can back pain be relieved with surgery? Learn whether back pain can be treated with surgery. See more »