Overview

Your spinal column is made of up 26 bones (vertebrae) that are cushioned by disks. The disks protect the bones by absorbing the shocks from daily activities like walking, lifting, and twisting. Each disk has two parts-a soft, gelatinous inner port[read article]

Tests for Slipped Disk

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Neurological Examination
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Cross Straight-Leg-Raising Test
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MRI of Spine
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Back pain is a common condition that many people don't take very seriously. But in some cases, back pain is just a surface symptom of a much deeper problem:...  More
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CT Myelogram
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan, commonly referred to as a CAT scan, is a type of X-ray that produces cross-sectional images of a specific part of the body. In the ...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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Myelography
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Medical Procedures for Slipped Disk

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Intervertebral Disk Chemolysis
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Cold Pack Treatment
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Pain Management
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Heat Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Slipped Disk

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Your spinal column is an intricate series of bones connected by ligaments. They are cushioned with gel-like disks between each vertebra. These disks begin to wear d...  More
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Diskectomy
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Prescribed Medications for Slipped Disk

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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BACLOFEN (BAK loe fen) helps relieve spasms and cramping of muscles. It may be used to treat symptoms of multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury.  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN; CODEINE (a set a MEE noe fen; KOE deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Slipped Disk

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Self Care for Slipped Disk

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Strengthening Exercises
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Bed Rest
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Alternative Procedures for Slipped Disk What's this?

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Overview : Chiropractic is a health care discipline that focuses on the relationship between musculoskeletal structure (primarily the spine) and body function ...  More
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