In-depth

Arm pain

Sometimes, all you need for arm pain is home treatment. Other times, fractures and nerve problems can require extensive medical care.

Back surgery: When is it a good idea?

Having a lot of back pain doesn't necessarily mean you need surgery. Research your options before agreeing to go under the knife.

CT scan

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

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.

Numbness

Spinal fusion

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

X-ray

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

Jan. 28, 2014

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