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 Topic Overview
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have surgery?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  What exercises can I do to prevent back problems?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  How do I lift properly to prevent a back injury?
 Cause
 Symptoms
 What Happens
 What Increases Your Risk
 When To Call a Doctor
 Exams and Tests
 medical history and physical exam
 Treatment Overview
 Prevention
 Home Treatment
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Fitness: Increasing Core Stability
 Medications
 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
 Muscle relaxants
 Corticosteroids
 Opiates
 Antidepressants
 Surgery
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?
 Discectomy
 Percutaneous discectomy
 Other Treatment
 Other Places To Get Help
 Related Information
 References
 
 
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