U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Back Pain

Find a Spine Doctor

This information is provided to assist the public in finding doctors who specialize in back care and surgery.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

North American Spine Society


Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve from your back down your buttock and leg. Learn about the treatments and self-care measures that help to ease pain associated with sciatica.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Spinal Manipulation for Low-Back Pain

Low-back pain is a common condition that can be difficult to treat. This document discusses spinal manipulation among the treatment options used by people with low-back pain in an effort to relieve pain and improve functioning.

Review Date: October 31, 2012

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse