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From arachnoiditis to spinal tumors—and from lower back pain to spondylolisthesis—the information you need on causes, treatments, and prevention.
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Ankylosing Spondylitis | Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of inflammatory arthritis that primarily affects the spine. In the AS Condition Center, read about symptoms, such as pain and stiffness. You can also learn about treatments and why exercise is so important for patients with ankylosing spondylitis. / more.
Arachnoiditis | Arachnoiditis is a debilitating condition characterized by severe stinging and burning pain and neurologic problems. It is caused by an inflammation of the arachnoid lining—one of the 3 linings that surround the brain and spinal cord. This inflammation causes constant irritation, scarring, and binding of nerve roots and blood vessels. The predominant symptom of arachnoiditis is chronic and persistent pain in / more.
Arthritis and the Spine (Spondylosis) | Spondylosis, also known as spinal osteoarthritis, can be considered another part of getting older. It means degeneration of the spine from wear and tear, but not everyone will have symptoms as a result of spondylosis. The SpineUniverse Spondylosis Center thoroughly explains this disorder, from symptoms and causes to the most common treatments for both lumbar spondylosis and cervical spondylosis. / more.
Cancer and Spinal Fractures
Degenerative Disc Disease
Depression and Back Pain | Have you been in a funk … isolating yourself … noticed that friends and family members have backed away from spending time with you … Is living from day-to-day becoming more and more of a burden … Chronic pain and depression are two of the most common health problems that health professionals encounter, yet only a small percentage of studies have investigated the relationship between these conditions.. / more.
Discogenic Back Pain
Drop Foot (Foot Drop) and Steppage Gait (Footdrop Gait)
Facet Joints and Low Back Pain
Fixed Sagittal Imbalance
Herniated Disc | Herniated discs are typically caused by overuse injuries or trauma to the spine; however, disc conditions can also develop as a result of the normal aging process. It is also known that there is a genetic factor that contributes to the development of disc degeneration and herniated disc. In most cases, a herniated disc in the lower back will heal within six months… / more.
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lower Back Pain | Lower back pain can vary from dull pain that develops gradually to sudden, sharp or persistent pain felt below the waist. Unfortunately, almost everyone, at some point during life will experience lower back pain. The most common cause is muscle strain often related to heavy physical labor, lifting or forceful movement, bending or twisting into awkward positions, or standing in one position too long. / continued.
Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors
Pregnancy and Back Pain
Sacroiliac Joint Pain (SI Joint Pain)
Scheuermann’s Kyphosis (Scheuermann’s Disease)
Sex and Back Pain
Spinal Cord Injury | A spinal cord injury (SCI) involves damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots. Car accidents, falls, violent acts, and non-traumatic disorders can injure the spinal cord and perhaps cause paralysis. Learn about SCI treatments, research, and rehabilitation in the Spinal Cord Injury Center. / continued.
Sprains and Strains
Stress and Back Pain
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash | Every year, around 2 million Americans get whiplash, usually from a car accident. You can also get it from playing sports, falling, or even being punched. Whiplash isn’t technically a medical term, but it is a very real pain. In the SpineUniverse Whiplash Center, learn what you can do after you get whiplash. / more.