Understanding Back Pain

The best way to prevent a back injury is by understanding the spinal anatomy and avoiding injuries to the spine. Please click on a link below for more information.

Common Causes of Back Pain
An understanding of common musculoskeletal conditions is essential for both prevention and treatment of spinal disorders. This link offers a list of common causes of back pain including images of various spinal disorders.

This link explores the anatomical areas of the human body that are associated with low back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries.

Diagnostic Evaluation & Testing
The Diagnostic Evaluation & Testing pages will give you a better understanding of the evaluation & testing procedures available in the treatment of low back pain and other orthopaedic injuries.

Non-Surgical Treatments
There are many treatment options available that do not involve surgery. The pages associated with this link can be used as a reference to many of these options.