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Jennifer Nelson

About Jennifer Nelson

Jennifer Nelson is a Florida-based health writer who also writes for Next Avenue, AARP, Health, Real Simple and many others.

Articles Written by Jennifer Nelson

Is My Back Pain a Medical Condition?

Back pain often comes directly from back or spinal structures, but sometimes it’s a sign of a medical condition elsewhere in your body. Here’s what else could be causing your back pain.

Infections of the Spine

Learn about the most common spinal infections, spinal infection symptoms and risk factors, and diagnosing and treating spinal infections.

The Best Exercises for a Pinched Nerve in the Neck or Lower Back

Speed up your recovery from a pinched nerve in the neck or lower back with these exercises, say our physician experts.

Here’s What It Means When You Throw Out Your Back

You’ve heard of and probably experienced throwing out your back, but what does that really mean? Find out from our experts.

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