Links to information and resources regarding low back pain.
Backpacks and Back Pain in Children
Each school year millions of children walk to, from and around
school carrying backpacks filled with books and materials. Parents should be aware that overly stressing the back with a
heavy backpack could cause back pain in their child. Following a few guidelines and using common sense can help avoid this
type of back pain.
The Integrated Approach to Back Pain Treatment
At Spine-health.com, we are often asked which physician is the
most appropriate to treat an episode of back pain. Our answer is usually "it depends". There are many different types of health
professionals who treat back pain, and each has different training and interests.
Back Pain Basics -- Fourteen Things You Should Know About Back Pain
Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, highly informative
and useful resource for understanding, preventing, and seeking appropriate treatment for back and neck pain and related
A Patient's Guide to Low Back Pain
Back Injury Prevention -- How to avoid a painful back!
University of Virginia - Ergonomics Task Force
Impacc USA's Back FAQ
Ergonomic Links and Back Injury Information
University of Maryland - Dept. of Environmental Saftey
CNN Interactive - Back Pain
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