Fast Relief For Back Pain

A new procedure called nucleoplasty may be the answer for some chronic sufferers. And it takes just minutes

If you suffer from persistent aches and pains in your lower back, it may be of small comfort to know you're not alone. As many as 80% of adults in the U.S. experience significant lower-back pain at some time during their life, making it second only to the common cold as a cause of lost workdays among those under age 45. The good news is that most cases aren't serious and respond well to simple treatments such as physical therapy and over-the-counter medications. But for some patients, pain persists, making them desperate to find any means of relief.

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