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10 alternative back pain treatments to try before choosing surgery

Chronic back pain can prevent you from performing your best at work or enjoying favorite activities. However, before you take pain medications or undergo surgery, try one of these natural, alternative treatments to relieve your pain.

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Can a standing desk help my back pain?

Standing desks have become popular in recent years and are marketed as a solution for back pain and lagging productivity. Though sitting for long periods of time can cause back pain, standing desks aren’t a cure-all and can cause additional pain if not used properly.

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Brain Experts Help Paralyzed College Student Walk Again

Kiara Connely has a rare autoimmune disease robbed her of her vision and her ability to walk.

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Amputees Experience What it's Like to Feel Again

Researchers are using sensory feedback technology to create a prosthetic hand that can feel.

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Perspectives 75: Annie

Annie woke up one day and could not move her legs because of transverse myelitis. See where she is now.

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Medical therapy for fragility fractures improves patient mobility, reduces recurrence

A national movement is underway to form comprehensive bone fragility programs such as ours at UT Southwestern. Expert providers can pinpoint and medically treat the underlying causes of fragility fractures, returning more patients to mobility and reducing recurrent fractures.

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Young and hip: Joint preservation surgery may be the long-term answer to hip pain

Dr. Joel Wells talks about joint preservation surgery in the young adult with symptomatic hip pain can prevent osteoarthritis progression. At UT Southwestern, we’re emphasizing preservation of the native hip in patients from 14 years of age to adult, rather than replacing the native hip with a prosthesis.

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Paralympian Inspires Pursuit of Adaptive Sports

This decorated athlete in adaptive sports has teamed up with UT Southwestern to show others with impairments they can be as good as gold.

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Find relief from four common spinal deformities – often without surgery

Spinal deformities such as adult scoliosis are common but complex. Specialized care is needed, but Dr. Bagley says most people won’t need surgery.

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Get help for back, neck, and leg pain caused by spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis can cause back pain and tingling or numbness in the hands and feet. It’s more common as we age, but that doesn’t mean people must live with it.