There are many conditions which cause back pain or neck pain, but the majority of patients will recover within a few weeks. When pain lasts more than a few months, it is considered "chronic" and there are certain treatments and diagnostic procedures that begin only once the pain has become chronic. Watch chronic pain videos to help understand this type of back and neck pain.

Causes of Neuropathic Pain Video

Causes of Neuropathic Pain Video

Most pain is a signal to the brain that there is damage or an injury to the tissues or structures of the body, and is known as nociceptive pain. Neuropathic pain is caused by an issue with the nerves themselves.
IDET Video

IDET Interactive Video

IDET is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat patients with chronic low back pain that is caused by tears or small herniations of their lumbar discs.
Intrathecal Pump Implant Video

Intrathecal Pump Implant Video

An intrathecal pump works to relieve chronic pain by inserting small amounts of medicine directly into the intrathecal space (area surrounding the spinal cord).
Myofascial Pain Syndrome Video

Myofascial Pain Syndrome Video

Myofascial pain syndrome is caused by injury or damage to the fascia which causes chronic pain in muscles throughout the body.
Treatment for Neuropathic Pain Video

Treatment for Neuropathic Pain Video

A treatment plan for neuropathic pain involves addressing the cause of the nerve pain – and removing any ongoing injury or impingement on the nerve.
Video: 4 Little-Known Natural Pain Relievers

Video: 4 Little-Known Natural Pain Relievers

Alleviate chronic pain with these four little-known natural pain relievers.
Video: What is Fibromyalgia?

Video: What is Fibromyalgia?

Widespread musculoskeletal pain is the main symptom of fibromyalgia. Recent studies have brought new understanding to the underlying causes of this condition.
Video: What is Neuralgia?

Video: What is Neuralgia?

Neuralgia is a painful condition caused by damage to the peripheral nervous system and may result in acute pain in a specific area of the body.