Should I have an operation on my herniated discs?

Dr. Lumbago, Here’s my story. I hope you can tell me what I should do. Last year, almost 14 months ago, I had an accident at work on a fork lift truck when another employee hit me with his fork lift truck that was going at a high rate of speed, and hit me from the side and I was throw
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11 Steps to prevent low back pain from getting you down

How can I protect my back while lifting?  Many of these suggestions for protecting and taking care of a painful back are universally effective for both healthy and troubled lower back pain problems, and several fall under the category of common sense.  The reader’s lower back pain pro
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Get lower back pain relief – now – using golden information from spine specialist

What works for lower back pain relief? Lower back pain treatment: things you might not have considered for back pain relief More treatments for back pain Many different types of treatment of back pain can be used, depending on who you respond to the three primary treatments described
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Acupuncturist describes how acupuncture can reduce chronic neck pain

Will acupuncture give me back pain relief with my arthritis?  Can I use acupuncture or acupressure for back and neck pain? According to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2002, acupuncture was used by an estimated 2.1 million U.S. adults, most of which was f
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Back doctor explains treatment for spondylolisthesis, a common cause of back pain

Spondylolisthesis: one more cause of neck and lower back pain What is spondylolisthesis? Spondylolisthesis (spon + dee + lo + lis + thee + sis) can be defined in either of two ways; one is more technically correct than the other. First the technical definition:  Spondylolisthesis is a
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Lumbago or back pain? A doctor with 40 years experience explains

What is lumbago? What is the difference between low back pain, lumbar pain and lumbago?  Lumbago definition Lumbago is simply another term for a non-specific low back pain or discomfort that occurs in the lumbar portion of the spine, ranging from mild to severe, sharp to dull, occasio
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A Spine Specialist provides excellent lower back pain remedies

Lower back pain relief What is the best way to get back pain relief? Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on lower back pain, which is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.  Only headache is more common than lower back pain
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Back pain recommendations from Spine Specialist with 40 years experience

What can I do about my back pain? Pain in back: Facts and background Back pain is such a common problem that only a rare person has never experienced it.  During any three-month period, approximately one-fourth of all U.S. adults experience at least one day of back pain – and many of
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