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.

Acute Back Pain vs. Chronic Back Pain Video

In-depth information on the difference between acute back pain and chronic back pain. Also review the causes of chronic pain and the different ways it can be treated.

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.

Depression and Chronic Pain Video - Treatment, Symptoms, and Causes

Learn about the symptoms and warning signs of depression, and the types of treatments available for depression in relation to chronic pain.

Insomnia and Back Pain Video

Sleeping problems are common among patients with chronic back pain. The pain can cause difficulty sleeping and the lack of sleep can make their back pain worse.

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 Chronic Lower Back Pain Video

Learn about how lower back pain is diagnosed and treated in this informative 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

Alleviate chronic pain with these four little-known natural pain relievers.

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?

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.