When is lower back pain simply a muscle strain, and when is it a condition such as degenerative disc disease? What treatment plan is most effective for lower back pain? The Spine-health Lower Back Pain Video Library provides interactive videos and doctor commentary that explain lower back pain anatomy and various treatment options for lower back pain.

Video: What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?

Video: What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?

Are your back muscle spasms triggered by activity or an underlying medical condition?
Acute Back Pain vs. Chronic Back Pain Video

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.
Acute Lower Back Pain Video

Acute Lower Back Pain Video

Acute pain in the lower back is a pain that has been present for less than five weeks. Learn more about acute lower back pain and how to handle it in this informative video.
Back Spasm Treatment Video

Back Spasm Treatment Video

A back spasm is a natural reaction to limit motion when the body believes there is improper movement or injury in the back.
Back Strains and Sprains Video

Back Strains and Sprains Video

A muscle strain or a muscle sprain in the back is the most common cause of back pain. In most people, this pain will last a short time, a few days to a couple of weeks.
Cauda Equina Syndrome Video

Cauda Equina Syndrome Video

Cauda equina syndrome can be a serious medical condition caused by compression of cauda equina nerve roots that can result in neurological problems and severe low back pain.
Causes of Back Muscle Spasms Video

Causes of Back Muscle Spasms Video

Muscle spasms in the back can be caused by a muscle strain, a sprained muscle, or an underlying condition.
Causes of Lower Back Pain Video

Causes of Lower Back Pain Video

Chronic pain in the lower back may be caused by the discs or the joints of the spine.
Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) Video

Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) Video

Learn about coccydynia (tailbone pain) and its causes, symptoms, and treatment options, both conservative and surgical.
Discogenic

Discogenic Lower Back Pain

Discogenic lower back pain is pain that originates from the discs of the lumbar spine and it is the most common cause of chronic lower back pain. Diagnosis of this type of pain uses a physical history, physical examination, imaging tests, and possibly discography
Lower Back Strain Video

Lower Back Strain Video

Lower back strain is caused by damage to the muscles and ligaments of the back. Learn about muscle anatomy and the symptoms of lower back strain.
Spinal Infection Video

Spinal Infection Video

A spinal infection, also called osteomyelitis, is a rare condition except in patients with a compromised immune system.
Treatment for Back Pain Flare-Ups Video

Treatment for Back Pain Flare-Ups Video

Learn about treatments for low back pain, including proper methods for controlling inflammation, strength training, medications and more.
Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain Video

Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain Video

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

Treatment for Discogenic Lower Back Pain

Treatment for pain generated by the spinal discs in the lower back is focused on removing the inflammation from around the nerves. The long-term solution for this is building strength so there is less stress and pressure put on the discs so the problem does not recur.
Treatment for Lumbar Radiculopathy Video

Treatment for Lumbar Radiculopathy Video

The treatment for lumbar radiculopathy focuses around removing the nerve pressure and building strength in the back muscles so the pain does not recur.
Video: 3 Simple Ways to Indulge Your Spine

Video: 3 Simple Ways to Indulge Your Spine

Alleviate discomfort and prevent future injuries by incorporating these three spinal indulgences into your daily routine.
Video: 5 Overlooked Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

Video: 5 Overlooked Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

Find out how you can prevent injuries to you lower back with 5 simple steps.
Video: 6 Overlooked Remedies for Lower Back Pain Relief

Video: 6 Overlooked Remedies for Lower Back Pain Relief

Endorphins, exercise, and other simple things can help make living with low back more bearable. Here are 6 easy tips for implementing remedies that are often overlooked.
Video: Understanding Different Types of Back Pain

Video: Understanding Different Types of Back Pain

Find out why back pain is difficult to diagnose and treat, and how you can aid in getting a correct diagnosis.
Video: What is Lumbago?

Video: What is Lumbago?

Axial back pain and radicular pain are two types of lower back pain. Either of these may be referred to as lumbago.