Nearly everyone has back pain at some time — it’s the second most
common neurological complaint in America, after headaches. But is it
chronic or curable? Learn about the common causes, paths to prevention,
and the range of treatment options, from physical therapy and changes
in body mechanics to surgery.
Patrick Wong, MD, specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Monterey Spine
David Murphy, PT, Cert MDT, physical therapist, Community Hospital