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Chronic Pain Conditions - Back Pain   

Finding freedom from back pain


BY: Angela Spivey


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When patients talk to Paul Tawney, MD, about their aching backs, they can be sure he knows the lay of the land.
His own journey with back pain began in college, when he was in the gym lifting 365 pounds.
"My foot slipped about half an inch, and I felt pain in my back, the back of my thigh, and my calf," says Tawney, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Duke.

 Last Updated: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 22:19:49 UTC

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