In-depth

How to administer first aid for a spinal injury.

Banish back pain

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Exercise and chronic disease

Curious about exercise and chronic disease? Get the answers to your questions.

Functional electrical stimulation for spinal cord injury

Leg pain

Leg pain can be the result of a long-term condition or a sudden injury.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain can occur just about anywhere in your body, and there are lots of potential causes.

Office ergonomics

Is poor ergonomics contributing to aches and pains at work? Put your desk to the test — and make simple adjustments for comfort.

Posture check: Do you stand up straight?

Spinal fusion

Spinal fusion surgery can be used to improve spinal stability, correct deformities and, in some cases, reduce pain.

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

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