Back Pain

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Our Philosophy on back pain

Most people don't need surgery for back pain. Occasionally it can be due to serious diseases such as cancer or infection.

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The disc / facet joint complex

We believe many cases of back pain are due to abnormalities of the disc

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FAQ's about back pain

Back pain won't cripple you and too much surgery is bad for you - these are questions we get asked

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Images - Back Pain

Spinal surgery has advanced enormously because of better images but even ordinary Xrays can be very useful. Always keep your pictures - they can be useful years late

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Back pain in Children, Teens and Oldies

Different age groups have different causes for their sore back.

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Medical Causes of Back Pain

Many diseases can be associated with back pain - here are some of them.

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Other regions: Neck / thoracic / pelvis

Pain can arise in other areas of the spine, chest, abdomen or pelvis.

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ACC and Back Pain

Not all back pain is due to an accident. Before claiming ACC carefully consider how your back pain started. Often people just wake up with a sore back.