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  1. Back Pain Needs Time, Activity, and Medicine (00:42)
    Learn how your back is like a bridge and the three things that can fix most back problems.
  2. Back Pain: Getting In and Out of Bed (01:30)
    Learn easy ways to protect your back when you get in and out of bed and while you sleep.
  3. Back Pain: Self-Massage With a Tennis Ball (01:27)
    Learn an easy way to give yourself a back massage using a tennis ball.
  4. Back Pain: Strengthening Your Core (00:29)
    Learn how being active builds a strong core and keeps your back healthy.
  5. Back Surgery for Herniated Disc (01:55)
    Learn how surgery can repair a herniated disc and how long it takes to recover.
  6. Back Surgery for Spinal Stenosis (01:38)
    Learn how surgery for spinal stenosis pain is done and how long it takes to recover.
  7. Deciding About Herniated Disc Surgery (04:08)
    Compare pros and cons, including risks and benefits, of having herniated disc surgery.
  8. Deciding About Spinal Stenosis Surgery (02:20)
    Compare the pros and cons of having surgery for spinal stenosis.
  1. Heat or Ice for Low Back Pain (01:35)
    Learn when and how to use ice and heat to relieve low back pain.
  2. Herniated Disc Surgery: How Others Decided (01:47)
    Hear what others thought about as they decided whether to have herniated disc surgery.
  3. Home Treatment for Herniated Disc Pain (02:11)
    Learn how home treatment of back and leg pain from a herniated disc can help you avoid surgery.
  4. Low Back Pain: Keep Moving (01:06)
    Learn about activity and exercise to help reduce low back pain.
  5. Spinal Stenosis Surgery: How Others Decided (01:47)
    Hear what others thought about when deciding whether to have back surgery.
  6. Tests for Low Back Pain (00:39)
    Learn why X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs may not find the cause of your low back pain.

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