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  1. Back Pain From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... not necessary during the early phases of low back pain unless your doctor identifies certain “red flags” in your history and physical exam. An MRI scan is needed if the pain persists for longer than 3 to 6 weeks or if ...
  2. If I Had - Low Back Pain Video (Insidermedicine)  
    ... step. Usually most people will go on the history, the physical examination and if there are no signs of nerve compression or damage they will usually treat it conservatively, and it will get better. How is the pain managed? For the low back pain that doesn’t have any complications, you ...
  3. Handout on Health: Osteoporosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... and other diseases, and, for women, your menstrual history. The doctor will also do a physical exam that should include checking for loss of height and changes in posture and may include checking your balance and gait (the way you walk). If you have back pain or have experienced a loss in height or ...
  4. Back Pain in Children (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... conduct a physical examination of your child. Medical History/Symptoms ... for your child's back pain. Your doctor will want to know when the ...
  5. JAMA Patient Page: Testicular Cancer (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... symptoms develop related to those locations, such as back pain, shortness of breath, or coughing. DIAGNOSIS TREATMENTS • A complete physical examination and medical history look for possible spread of testicular cancer, as well as ...
  6. Diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis (Spondylitis Association of America)  
    ... x-rays, individual medical history, and a family history of AS, as well as blood work including a test ... back pain and stiffness worsen with immobility, especially at night ...
  7. JAMA Patient Page: Ovarian Cancer (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... discomfort, bloating, nausea, difficulty eating or indigestion, fatigue, back pain, pain during ... checks for anemia. Blood chemistry tests check kidney and liver ...
  8. Chiropractic: An Introduction From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)  
    ... used chiropractic. Among those who had used chiropractic for back pain, 66 percent perceived “great benefit” from their treatments. Top Treatment During the initial visit, chiropractors typically take a health history and perform a physical examination, with a special emphasis on the spine. Other ...
  9. Herniated Disk (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... diagnose a herniated disk, your doctor will ask for your complete medical history. Tell him or her if you have neck/back pain with gradually increasing arm/leg pain. Tell the doctor if you were injured. A physical examination will help determine which nerve roots are affected ( ...
  10. Unusual Cancers of Childhood (PDQ) From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... able to do so. Pain during urination. Lower back pain. Other conditions that ... the General Information section for a description of these tests and procedures. Other ...
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