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Acute Back Pain

Acute low back pain (pain that lasts 8 weeks or less) is the second most common reason that people visit their doctor. Learn about the causes of acute low back pain, how to prevent and relieve it, and when to see a doctor.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease occurs when brain cells stop functioning. It causes problems with thinking, judgment, and memory that increasingly impairs a person’s ability to perform daily activities. Learn about Alzheimer’s disease, symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated as well as additional resources.

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Back Pain

Back pain can stretch from the top of your spine to your last vertebrae, and affects most adults at some time in their life. Back pain may be caused by a strained muscle or ligament, s injured disc, or poor posture.

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Brain Aneurysm

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Brain Injury

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Cervical Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis

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Cervical Radiculopathy

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Chronic back pain

Many adults will complain of chronic back pain sometime in their lives. Ongoing pain is complex, and affects the body, mind, and relationships with others. Fortunately, pain management and treatment options can help you find relief from chronic back pain.

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Coccydynia

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Compression Fractures of the Spine

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Concussion

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Dementia

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Epilepsy

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Facet Joint Syndrome

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Headaches

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Herniated Discs

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Kyphosis

Kyphosis, or rounding of the back, is a condition affecting the spine, often a result of old age, osteoporosis, or malformed vertebrae.

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Lower Back Pain

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Lumbar Disc Disease

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Lumbar Fusion

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Memory Problems

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Multiple Sclerosis

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Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a serious disease of the immune system that causes muscle weakness, typically in women under 40 and men over 60. It can lead require rest to reduce symptoms and may become life-threatening if the muscles that control breathing and swallowing are affected.

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Myelopathy

Myelopathy occurs when the nerves surrounding the spine are damaged or compacted due to an injury or other condition. Myelopathy can occur in any part of the spine, including the neck or back.

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Neck Pain

The part of your spine in your neck is also called the cervical spine. Pain or soreness in your cervical spine or neck may be a result of an injury or recent surgery.

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Nerve Injuries

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Neuropathy

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Parkinson's Disease

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that impacts the nerves that carry information to and from the brain and signals to and from the spinal cord to the rest of the body. This condition happens when one or more of these nerves become damaged.

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Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

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Seizures

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Shunts

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Spasticity

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Spina bifida

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Spinal Cord Compression

When the nerves surrounding your spine, also called the spinal cord, are damaged or compressed it can cause numbness, weakness, and pain. Spinal cord compression may arise as a result of aging, injury, or other conditions.

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Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal Infection

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Spinal Pain

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Spinal Stenosis

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Spondylosis

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Stroke

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Transient Ischemic Attack

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Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia is caused when the brain doesn't receive enough blood, causing a decrease in the ability to think, reason, and remember. Vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease are the most common types of dementia.

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Whiplash (CAD Syndrome)

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