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Introduction to Low Back Pain

Annotation:Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE - A list of questions whose positive answer mean you should consult a spine specialist.

Annotation:Peter F. Ullrich, Jr. and Spine-health.com - Brief summary of the causes of these painful conditions in younger and older people.

Annotation:American Pain Foundation - The many causes of low back pain are noted, along with links to further information and suggestions on when to see a health care provider.

Annotation:Familydoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - "If this, then that" flow chart.

Annotation:National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - Basic back pain facts in an easy-to-read publication for the public

Annotation:University of Maryland Spine Program and DePuy Acromed - Illustrations and text.

Annotation:National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - A glossary for back pain and its treatment.

Annotation:National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health - Includes causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention and where to find further information.

Annotation:OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Includes anatomy, cause, symptoms, tests and diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Annotation:National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health - A comprehensive overview on all aspects of back pain.

Annotation:American Pain Foundation - A comprehensive online manual with information from signs, diagnosis, treatment, to questions to ask your care professional.

Annotation:UpToDate - Covers a range of topics related to low back pain.

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