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  1. Lumbar Puncture
  2. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  3. Decompressive Laminectomy for LumbarSpinal Stenosis Discusses decompressive laminectomy, the most common type of surgery to treat lumbarspinal stenosis. Looks at how surgery may reduce pressure on nerve roots to relieve pain. Covers risks.
  4. How Common Is LumbarSpinal Stenosis?
  5. Lumbar Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis) Covers a surgical procedure that joins, or fuses, two or more vertebrae to treat low back pain. Looks at why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well it works and possible risks.
  6. Lumbar Spondylosis
  7. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through treatment choices for lumbarspinal stenosis. Covers tests used to diagnose and guide treatment. Discusses treatment with medicines, lifestyle changes, physical therapy, or surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  8. Tapping the Power of Optimism
  9. Puncture Wounds
  10. Percutaneous Discectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc Covers surgical removal of herniated disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord. Discusses why it may be done such as for a bulging disc, to relieve pain, or help prevent serious nerve damage. Looks at how well it works and risks.
  11. Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis
  12. Deciding About Spinal Stenosis Surgery Compare the pros and cons of having surgery for spinal stenosis.
  13. Back Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Learn how surgery for spinal stenosis pain is done and how long it takes to recover.
  14. Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Spinal Stenosis
  15. Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through the decision to have surgery for a herniated disc in the low back. Describes the types of surgery available, as well as nonsurgical treatment. Lists the benefits and risks of both types of treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  16. Spinal Stenosis Surgery: How Others Decided Hear what others thought about when deciding whether to have back surgery.
  17. Spinal Stenosis: Home Treatment and Physical Therapy Learn how home treatment and physical therapy can help you avoid surgery.
  18. Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation? Guides you through decision to have spinal manipulation. Describes treatment and how well it works for low back pain. Lists benefits and risks of both spinal manipulation and home treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  19. Needle Punctures for Health Reasons
  20. Spinal Manipulation
  21. Anesthesia: Spinal Learn about spinal anesthesia: what it is, how it's done, and its safety and side effects.
  22. Lumbar Herniated Disc Discusses herniated disc, which is also called a slipped or ruptured disc. Covers symptoms like back pain, numbness, and weakness. Looks at sciatica and bulging disc. Discusses nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Offers prevention tips.
  23. Needle Puncture and Aspiration of Sinus Contents for Sinusitis
  24. Puncture Wounds: Stitches, Staples, and Skin Adhesives
  25. Discectomy or Microdiscectomy for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  26. Spinal X-Ray
  27. Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis
  28. Spinal Curves in Scoliosis
  29. Epidural and Spinal Anesthesia
  30. Cervical Spinal Stenosis Covers narrowing of spinal canal in the neck. Looks at symptoms like pain or numbness in neck, shoulders, arms, hands, or legs caused by squeezing of nerves and cord. Discusses treatment with medicine, exercise, physical therapy, and surgery.
  31. Spinal Block for Childbirth
  32. Cervical Spinal Fusion
  33. Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  34. Scoliosis: Spinal Instrumentation Without Fusion
  35. Spinal Cord Injuries: Areas of Research
  36. First Aid for a Spinal Injury
  37. Living With a Spinal Cord Injury
  38. Classification of Spinal Cord Injuries
  39. Spinal Cord Injury: Assisted Cough
  40. Spinal Cord Injury: Flexibility Exercises
  41. Pain in a Spinal Cord Injury
  42. Spinal Cord Injury: Sensual Exercises
  43. Spinal Cord Injury: Breathing Practice
  44. Mobility After a Spinal Cord Injury
  45. Spinal Cord Injury: Dietary Issues
  46. Spinal Cord Injury: Autonomic Dysreflexia
  47. Spinal Decompression for Neck Pain
  48. Medical History and Physical Exam for a Lumbar Herniated Disc
  49. Paracentesis
  50. Spinal Cord Injury: Finding a Rehab Center
  51. Spinal Cord Injury: Your Rehabilitation Team
  52. Spinal Cord Injury: Changing Your Activity Levels
  53. Spinal Cord Injury: Talking With Your Partner About Sex
  54. Spinal Cord Injury: Adapting Your Home
  55. Spinal Cord Injury: Safe Transfers To or From a Wheelchair
  56. Myelogram
  57. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  58. Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  59. Brace (Orthotic) Treatment for Scoliosis
  60. Scoliosis: Wearing a Brace
  61. Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Spine
  62. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine
  63. Thoracentesis
  64. Scoliosis Surgery: Posterior Approach
  65. Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET) for Low Back Pain Covers intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) to treat spinal disc-related chronic low back pain. Explains why it is done and what to expect after surgery. Includes how well it works. Looks at possible risks.
  66. Scoliosis Surgery: Anterior Approach
  67. Discography for Low Back Pain
  68. Herniated Disc Surgery: How Others Decided Hear what others thought about as they decided whether to have herniated disc surgery.
  69. Deciding About Herniated Disc Surgery Compare pros and cons, including risks and benefits, of having herniated disc surgery.
  70. Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Pain Covers using an electrical current to treat chronic pain. Explains how peripheral nerve and spinal cord stimulation is done, why it is done, and how well it works. Includes possible risks related to the treatment.
  71. Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots? Guides you through the decision to use epidural corticosteroid shots to relieve back pain. Explains risks and benefits of epidural steroid shots. Compares steroid shots with other treatment for back pain.
  72. Spina Bifida
  73. Back Problems and Injuries
  74. High-Pressure Injection Wounds
  75. Cervical Spondylosis
  76. Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty
  77. Proper Lifting to Protect Your Back Learn the right way to lift objects to protect your back.
  78. Back Problems: Proper Lifting Lists common lifting mistakes. Offers basic rules to protect your back when lifting. Includes links to pictures on proper lifting technique and more extensive info on low back pain and herniated disc.
  79. Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy
  80. Degenerative Disc Disease Covers causes and symptoms of changes in your spinal discs as you age. Includes changes that can result in back or neck pain, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Looks at treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  81. Sciatica Covers causes of sciatica such as a bulging or ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. Looks at symptoms such as pain in your back or buttocks. Includes treatment with a cold pack, medicines, and exercises to relieve pain.
  82. Low Back Pain Covers the causes and symptoms of low back pain. Looks at treatment with rest, over-the-counter pain medicine, and heating pads. Includes steps to prevent low back pain from returning, such as practicing good posture and getting regular exercise.
  83. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.
  84. Tests for Low Back Pain Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.
  85. Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem? Asks questions that help you find out if your low back problem might be helped by surgery. Results help you talk with your doctor about back pain or other symptoms like leg pain. Helps you talk with your doctor about surgery and other treatment options.
  86. lansoprazole
  87. Childhood Ependymoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  88. Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  89. bupivacaine
  90. Anesthetic or Corticosteroid Injections for Low Back Pain Covers injecting local anesthetic, either alone or combined with a corticosteroid, to treat low back pain. Includes trigger point, facet joint, and epidural injections. Looks at why they are used and how well they work. Includes possible side effects.
  91. Animal and Human Bites Discusses what to do for animal or human bites. Covers puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, and crushing injuries. Covers bites by adults and kids, dogs and cats, and wild animals. Covers home treatment. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  92. Back and Neck Pain Includes links to info on back and neck pain. Also includes links to info on drugs used to treat back and neck pain, and guides to help you decide among treatment options.
  93. Mouth and Dental Injuries Discusses common injuries such as a chipped or broken tooth, mouth pain, or a punctureor tear in your lip, tongue, or inside your mouth. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  94. Back Surgery for Herniated Disc Learn how surgery can repair a herniated disc and how long it takes to recover.
  95. Back Surgeries for Tumors and Infections
  96. Nerve Ablation for Chronic Pain
  97. Spina Bifida
  98. Objects in the Eye
  99. Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  100. Scoliosis: Should My Child Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have your child have surgery for scoliosis. Discusses curves of the spine and when surgery is normally the best choice for treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

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