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Musculoskeletal System

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Musculoskeletal System:

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 )

Overviews
Conservative vs Surgical Care for Lower Back Pain:Spine-health.com
Non-Surgical Treatments for Back and Neck Problems:SpineUniverse


Braces
Back Braces:Spine-health.com
Spinal Bracing:SpineUniverse


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


Injections
Injections for Back Pain Relief:Spine-health.com
Epidural Steroid Injections:Spine University
Facet Joint Injections:Spine University
Piriformis Muscle Injections:Spine University
Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Facet and Sacroiliac Joint Pain:Spine-health.com
Sacroiliac Joint Injections:Spine University


Medications
Medication and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain:SpineUniverse
Medications for Back Pain and Neck Pain:Spine-health.com


Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Benefits for Back Pain:Spine-health.com
Manual Physical Therapy For Pain Relief:Spine-health.com
Specific Manual Physical TherapyTechniques:Spine-health.com
Physical Therapy:Passive Modalities for Back Pain:SpineHealth.com
Physical Therapy: TENS, Ultrasound, Heat and Cryotherapy:SpineUniverse


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


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