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Acupuncture is a recognized and recommended form of treatment for people with back pain. Acupuncture stems from traditional Chinese medicine and it consists of inserting...
You should start planning your post operative recovery before you have your spinal surgery. The fitter you are before surgery the better for your recovery. Discuss with your...
This is term used to describe treatments that involve the applications of forms of energy to the body. They aim to produce effects that have the goal of improving symptoms or...
This is a descriptive term for what is often part of a spinal operation. A fusion is when the moving joint between two bones is removed and the bones become joined up. This...
There are several different types of injections. They can be classified as injections for back (and pelvic pain) or for leg pain (sciatica). Injections for back (and...
Lumbar spinal stenosis is common among individuals over 60 years, and surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis is one of the most often performed procedures for the adult lumbar...
The word chiropractic comes from ancient Greek and means “done by hand.” Manipulation of the joints of the body has been used in the healing arts for many...
NSAIDs (NonSteroidal AntiInflammatory Drugs): There is good evidence of benefit in the short term from NSAIDs for the treatment of back pain and nerve pain. There are several...
Physiotherapy helps people of all ages who are in pain, injured, ill or disabled. Physiotherapists help to promote movement and function back into the body using a range of...
Psychological intervention for people with health problems focus on changing beliefs and behaviours. The general idea is that even when pain cannot be cured, there is still...
When pain becomes persistent, sometimes there is little that doctors can do, and it becomes up to patients to learn to manage their condition to ensure that they have the ...
What you should know You should start planning your postoperative recovery, before you have your spinal surgery. The fitter you are before surgery the better for your...

The Patient Line website offers information for patients with spinal conditions:
Sciatica, back pain, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, scoliosis and many other spine conditions explained in a clear reliable, and trustworthy way. Not for profit EUROSPINE experts are here to help patients and their families understand what may be worrying them.

EUROSPINE is a society of spine specialists of various disciplines with a large knowledge of spine pathologies. All well-known and accepted treatment modalities for spine pathologies are represented by the members of the society. However, the Society cannot accept any responsibility for the use of the information provided; the user and their health care professionals must retain responsibility for their health care management.

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23 June 2020

Inflammatory Spinal Disorders

If you suffer from back pain located in one or more areas of the spine (neck, mid-back, lower back or pelvis) and,...

26 May 2020

Disabling Back Pain

While most adults suffer low back pain at some point, persistent and on-going pain beyond 3 months is less common and can ...

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