Back And Neck Pain Symptoms

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Back and Neck Pain Symptoms

Pain in your back or neck can take many forms and can be sudden or chronic. Understand the symptoms so you can work with your doctor to find the source.

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What Is Sciatica?

Sciatica involves pain and tingling of the buttocks and leg. It often improves with conservative therapy, but it can progress and cause weakness. Sciatica is nerve pain stemming from the sciatic nerves, which travel from the spine all the way down...

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Crick in the Neck Causes and Treatment

Crick in the neck is a common but not well defined musculoskeletal condition. It means different things to different people. Get info on the causes and treatment. Nearly everyone has experienced a "crick in the neck" at some point. Poorly aligned...

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Overview of Persistent Pain

Do you live in constant pain? What was once called chronic pain is now persistent pain. Find out what the switch in terminology can do for you. Chronic pain, long term pain, persistent pain or constant pain – what's in a name?While you might use...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Sharp Low Back Pain

Sharp low back pain may be caused by muscle strain and sprains, facet joint pain, spinal fracture, or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Sharp low back pain can occur due to a sudden injury, such as a spinal fracture or sprain, or to issues like sciatica...

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How to Describe Your Back Pain to Your Doctor

Using words that describe your pain when talking to your doctor may help you resolve the condition faster. Learn what most MDs want to know. Back pain and neck pain are subjective. Few, if any, definitive tests exist that can accurately measure...

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Discogenic Pain Overview and Treatment

Discogenic pain originates from interverbal disks. Find out why it's different than a herniated disc, how to recognize it, and what to do for it. About 40% of all chronic spine pain is related to a problem in one or more intervertebral discs. If...

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Neck Arthritis Pillows and Sleep

Read about neck arthritis pillows and other strategies for getting a good night's rest despite the pain commonly associated with this condition. Sleep disorders in people with neck arthritis are common. In fact, sleep disturbance affects up to...

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