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 Topic Overview
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have an MRI ?
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I have spinal manipulative therapy?
 What are trigger point and epidural injections?
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Should I try an epidural steroid shot?
 What is spinal cord stimulation?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  How can I lift properly to prevent back injury?
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  What exercises can I do for low back pain?
 Cause
 Symptoms
 What Happens
 What Increases Your Risk
 When to Call a Doctor
 Exams and Tests
 medical history
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Low Back Pain: Should I Have an MRI?
 Treatment Overview
 opiate painkiller
 muscle relaxant
 epidural steroid shots
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Low Back Pain: Should I Have Spinal Manipulation?
 Prevention
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Fitness: Increasing Core Stability
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Back Problems: Proper Lifting
 Living With Low Back Pain
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Back Problems: Proper Lifting
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Fitness: Increasing Core Stability
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Progressive Muscle Relaxation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Managing Your Time
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stress Management: Doing Meditation
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Healthy Eating: Starting a Plan for Change
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Weight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Quitting Smoking: Getting Support
 Medications
 Acetaminophen
 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
 Muscle relaxants
 Opiate pain relievers
 amitriptyline
 duloxetine
 Anesthetic or steroid injections
 Anticonvulsants
 Surgery
 Discectomy
 Percutaneous discectomy
 Laminectomy for spinal stenosis
 Spinal fusion
 Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.  Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?
 Other Treatment
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  exercises
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  lift
 Spinal cord stimulation
 Nerve blocks
 Coping With Chronic Back Pain
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Depression: Stop Negative Thoughts
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Anxiety: Stop Negative Thoughts
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Stop Negative Thoughts: Getting Started
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Fitness: Increasing Core Stability
 Actionsets help people take an active role in managing a health condition.  Low Back Pain: Exercises to Reduce Pain
 Other Places To Get Help
 Related Information
 References
 
 
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