If you suffer from chronic neck or chronic lower back pain, there is a minimally-invasive option, called radiofrequency ablation (RFA), that you may want to discuss with your doctor. For some patients, RFA may reduce or eliminate pain for months at a time.
Back pain is a complex problem, but can strengthening core muscles with targeted exercise provide some relief? A physical therapist answers your questions.
Does gardening give you back pain? Learn tips, tools and techniques to avoid injury and manage chronic pain while gardening.
Sometimes herniated disk pain can be intermittent. A spin specialist explains why that might be.
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