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Types of Arthritis
Learn about OA, the most common type of arthritis.
Learn about the rheumatic conditions that affect children.
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Back & Neck Pain
Whether it’s arthritis or injury, find out what’s causing your back and neck pain – and get tips on how to treat it.
An inside look at the structure of the back.
Information on arthritis, injuries and other possible causes.Show Articles
From cartilage breakdown to muscle inflammation – problems that may be to blame for back pain.
Common and some not-so-common injuries that cause back pain.
Back pain caused by problems elsewhere in the body.
How doctors will determine what’s causing your back and neck pain.Show Articles
How your doctor can start to identify the cause of your back pain.
Blood tests that can tell what's going on inside your body.
Tests that allow your doctor to see inside your back – painlessly.
Tests that detect damaged nerves.
Medications, surgery and even alternative treatments can provide back and neck pain relief.Show Articles
Relieving back pain with medications.
Procedures and devices that deliver pain medications locally, not orally.
Options to consider when conservative treatments don't bring relief.
Acupuncture, manipulation and other natural alternatives.
Learn about exercises, assistive devices, good posture and other ways to prevent problems.Show Articles
How exercise can help and step-by-step moves to try.
Helpful devices and ways to manage back pain.
Tips to prevent back problems – or progression.
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