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What are some good lumbar spine injury-exercise ideas?

What are some good lumbar spine injury-exercise ideas?

Spineuniverse.com: Look up williams low back exercises at the above online address. Williams flexibility exercises are very beneficial for lumbar spine injury- but they should be done gently- not painfully. If your symptoms persist, see your family md for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Lumbar (Definition)

The lumbar part of the spine is the low back. It is made up of five bones (most of the time) stacked one on top of the other. They are connected by disks, facet joints, and ligaments. These soft parts allow for movement controlled by the spinal muscles; the muscles can also keep it stiff when need be. The lumbar spine also contains and protects nerves to ...Read more


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What are some good lumbar spine injury-exercise ideas?

Spineuniverse.com: Look up williams low back exercises at the above online address. Williams flexibility exercises are very beneficial for lumbar spine injury- but they should be done gently- not painfully. If your symptoms persist, see your family md for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Lumbar spine injury-exercise advice for future fitness?

Lumbar spine injury-exercise advice for future fitness?

Strength/ flexibilit: The most important aspects would be to work on core strength with abdominal and lumbar strengthening exercises. Also flexibility in the lower back, and ham strings is very important. Excess wt gain should be avoided as this puts additional stress on the front abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right testes.i have erectile dysfunction too. i also got a lumbar spine injury. Is there any relation b/w my pain in testes, ED & LS?

I have pain in my right testes.i have erectile dysfunction too. i also got a lumbar spine injury. Is there any relation b/w my pain in testes, ED & LS?

Possible: Yes these all could be related, I would recommend seeing your primary care MD to help delineate if they are all connected or rather three separate problems. ...Read more

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Doc told me that my thyroid most likely became low do to my spine/lumbar injury. Could this b true? If he aligns me correctly will it be normal again?

Don't do it: There is absolutely no way a chiropractor pushing on your back can correct your thyroid deficiency! this is ridiculous. (see above answer). This charlatan just needs a reason to get you into the office so he/she can charge you. He/she will prob recommend repeat treatments until you give up (and go broke) save your money and see a real doctor. ...Read more

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What do I do about an injury from lumbar spine hyperextension?

What do I do about an injury from lumbar spine hyperextension?

Rehabiliatation: Most hyper-extension lumbar injuries respond with conservative measures, including anti-inflammatory meds, therapy, and time. Sometimes bone injury, such as spondylolysis, can occur which may require more aggressive treatments sometimes years after the initial injury. ...Read more

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Dose severe djd lumbar spine causes a person to have pain?

Dose severe djd lumbar spine causes a person to have pain?

Maybe: I've seen people with terrible looking MRI have no pain at all. Pain is a relative and subjective thing, so yes it can cause lots of pain, or may cause no pain at all. It's best to stay active, build your muscles up with a supervised program so your bones will be supported better. ...Read more

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Whats lumbar spine stenosis?

Whats lumbar spine stenosis?

Decreased space: The spinal cord passes through a "tunnel" in the bone. With arthritis, disc bulging, and overgrowth of surrounding ligaments, the spine cord can be compressed. The compressions is called stenosis. ...Read more

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Is pulsating pain in the lumbar spine area normal?

Is pulsating pain in the lumbar spine area normal?

No: This is not a typical pain presentation in terms of the type of pain. Low back pain is common affecting 85% of the adult us population at least sometime in their lives. Other problems can present as back pain and an aneurysm of the aorta is one of them which could explain a pulsating quality to the pain. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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For how long does a lumbar spine strain take to heal ?

For how long does a lumbar spine strain take to heal ?

If just a simple: Paraspinal or iliopsoas strain, between 3-5 days you should be able to get back to normal activities sometimes up to a week. Any more than that and you should check in with your physician. Most important, do not lay in bed. This makes back pain worse and slows healing. Stay active with light activities-walking, household stuff, keep moving. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more