Related Conditions

Back and Neck Pain

Back or neck pain can range from a mild, dull, annoying ache, to persistent, severe disabling pain that can restrict mobility and interfere with your quality of life.You should always consult your health care provider if you have persistent pain.

Sciatica

Sciatica is a condition that causes pain in the lower back that spreads down into the buttock, hip, and leg. Sciatica happens when a spinal nerve is irritated or has pressure put on it as comes out of the spinal canal in the lower back; it is most often caused by a bulge or rupture of a nearby spinal disk, a narrowing of the spinal canal (spinal stenosis) or spasm of the muscle in the buttocks that the sciatic nerve passes through (pyriform muscle).

Herniated disk

The bones (vertebrae) that form the spine in your back are cushioned by small, spongy disks. When these disks are healthy, they act as shock...

Degenerative disc disease

Degenerative disk disease (DDD) is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes of the disks in the spine as a person ages....

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and pinches the nerves. This results in back and leg pain.

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is defined as a curvature of the spine measuring 10 degrees or greater, with the spine looking like an "S" or "C." and making it look like the person is leaning to one side.

Spondylosis

Spondylosis is degeneration of the spine.

Headaches

Headaches are one of the most common pain-related health problems in both children and adults. You may have a headache along with another minor...

Spinal tumor

Spinal tumors are growths that develop on the bones and ligaments of the spine, on the spinal cord, or on nerve roots. These tumors can be noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).

Kyphosis

An abnormally curved upper back, or dowager's hump, develops when the bones of the upper spine (vertebrae) become thin and brittle (known as osteoporosis) and collapse on each other.