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Causes of Pain 

What is Causing My Back & Neck Pain?

Recognizing that you have back or neck pain is the first step toward recovery. For some patients, back or neck pain is a one-time inconvenience, while others may suffer chronic or episodic pain throughout their life. Often pain is accompanied by other symptoms which may include numbness, tingling and extremity weakness.

The causes of back and neck pain may vary from person to person, but the most common include herniated disc, spinal stenosis and osteoarthritis. Understanding the reason for your pain is the key to proper treatment.

Facts About Back & Neck Pain

About 80 percent of Americans will be affected by back and neck pain during their lives.

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Prevention

There are several steps you can take to help prevent back and neck pain.

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Causes of Pain

Recognizing that you have back or neck pain is the first step to recovery. Understanding the causes is key to treatment.

Learn About the Causes