Treatments for Low Back Pain and Sciatica
The treatment and management of low back pain and sciatica involves lifestyle changes and may include medication, surgery, or other treatments. Most patients recover, but some develop chronic back pain.
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014
- Update Date: 12/20/2014
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