Pain Management and Chronic Pain - Expert Q&As

Are surgeries and medications typically successful for treating pain?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about pain in our exclusive weekly series.

What does seeing a physical therapist do thatís more beneficial than seeing another type of medical expert?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers a reader's question about the benefits of physical therapy.

What are the advantages of strength-training and flexibility training in treating/preventing back and joint pain?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about back pain in our exclusive weekly series.

What are the risks of popular back pain treatments?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about back pain in our exclusive weekly series.

What are the most common/conventional treatments for back and joint pain?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about back pain in our exclusive weekly series.

How can back and joint pain be prevented in the first place?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about back pain in our exclusive weekly series.

What can I do to ensure I get long-term relief from back pain?

Physical therapist Mitchell Yass answers readers' questions about pain in our exclusive weekly series.

What causes back spasms and how can they be treated?

Physical Therapist Mitchell T. Yass answers a reader's question about treating his back spasms.

What are the best treatment options for a herniated disc?

Orthopedic and spinal surgeon Dr. Sean McCance answers a reader's question about herniated discs.
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