Back pain is the topic of today's Deseret News/Intermountain Healthcare Hotline. From 10 a.m. to noon, Dr. Reed Fogg and Dr. Terry Sawchuk, both from The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital Intermountain Spine Institute, will take calls. From the Salt Lake area, call 236-6061. Elsewhere, the toll-free number is 1-800-925-8177, operational only during hotline hours.

The hotline is also going online. If you can't get through, submit your questions by e-mail to [email protected]. Deadline for e-mailed questions is today at 5 p.m. Answers will be posted online Thursday morning at www.deseretnews .com.