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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery

Non-Surgical Treatment of Back and Neck Pain

(Jump to: Alternative Therapies | Braces | Exercise | Injections | Medications | Overviews | Physical Therapy )

Conservative vs Surgical Care for Lower Back
Non-Surgical Treatments for Back and Neck Problems:SpineUniverse

Spinal Bracing:SpineUniverse

Exercise and Back
Exercise and Fitness to Help Your
Exercise: The Backbone of Spine Treatment:North American Spine Society [PDF]
Low Back Pain Exercise Guide:AAOS

Injections for Back Pain
Epidural Steroid Injections:Spine University
Facet Joint Injections:Spine University
Piriformis Muscle Injections:Spine University
Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Facet and Sacroiliac Joint
Sacroiliac Joint Injections:Spine University

Medication and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain:SpineUniverse
Medications for Back Pain and Neck

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Benefits for Back
Manual Physical Therapy For Pain
Specific Manual Physical
Physical Therapy:Passive Modalities for Back
Physical Therapy: TENS, Ultrasound, Heat and Cryotherapy:SpineUniverse

Alternative Therapies
Alternative Treatments for Neck Pain: Acupuncture, Herbal Remedies, Massage, Yoga, and Pilates:SpineUniverse
Acupuncture:North American Spine Society [PDF]
Acupuncture: An Ancient Treatment for a Current
Chiropractic Management of Neck Pain:SpineUniverse
Back Pain: Will Chiropractic Treatment Help?:Mayo Clinic
Chiropractic Treatments for Back
Other Alternative Therapies
Massage Therapy for Lower Back
Pilates Exercise System to Promote Back
Tai Chi for Posture and Back
Yoga for Back

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