Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

Lumbar Herniated Disc
Back pain that is caused by a disc problem may originate from within the disc itself or from a nearby nerve that’s being affected by the disc. Learn about how these two conditions can be differentiated and along with their unique symptoms.

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle
Women typically encounter back pain more often than men, regardless of age. Here are 7 common causes of back pain in women and the typical symptoms that they may cause.

Is My Pain Sciatica or Something Else?

Animated video still of an irritate sciatic nerve
There are several conditions that mimic the shooting, searing pain of sciatica. Learn what conditions could be masquerading as sciatica and how your doctor might make a differential diagnosis.

How Long Does a Pinched Nerve Last?

herniated disc and pinched nerve
A pinched nerve in the neck or back can cause shock-like pain, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness into the arm or leg. Here are some treatment ideas and how long it may take to find relief.

2 Little-Known Treatments to Relieve Back Pain Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Pain relief for Isthmic Spondylolisthesis
Not all relief from isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms requires a prescription.

2 Exercises to Relieve Sciatica Symptoms Caused by Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Isthmic Spondylolisthesis Sciatica Exercises
Exercise can bring meaningful relief from your isthmic spondylolisthesis symptoms.
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