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- Over-the-counter pain relievers can do wonders for headaches or other pain, but be careful not to damage your liver.
- For back pain that affects your sex life, surgery may be a better option than other treatments.
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Back pain (also known as dorsalgia) is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. Back pain is one of humanity's most frequent complaints. About nine out of ten adults experience back pain at some point in their life, and five out of ten working adults have back pain every year.