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Treatment For Lower Back Injury
That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability ...Read more
Cortisone injection: This is a cortisone injection in the spine, into the epidural space, to reduce inflammation and reduce the excitability of the nerves of the spine, to help control pain in the low back that can also radiate down the lower extremity into the buttock and groin and down the leg to the foot sometimes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several things: First, you need to assess your health status in terms of regular exercise, weight control and tobacco use. Are you getting a good night's sleep on a good mattress? If the pain persists or is getting worse, try over the counter medication and a simple back support and local heat applications. If no better, see your primary care doctor for an evaluation and to discuss next steps. ...Read more
Treatment for pain: Hla-27 is part of your genetic make up and cannot be altered. However, the pain in the back and thighs should be treatable. You may wish to see a rheumatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
A lot!: Lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise (stretching, core stengthening, cardiovascular) at least 3x a week & activity modification. Yoga & pilates are good choices. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 separate problems: For back pain, lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise & activity modification. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. For kidney pain, you need to be seen and treated by your physician. ...Read more
Yes!!!: here's a You Tube video I produced with our physical therapists... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20zybMbnVoU and here is a more in depth academic paper, with theory, "A phased rehabilitation protocol for athletes with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation" http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3812831/ ...Read more
See below: You want something that promotes good posture. Anything that encourates a curvature of the back just above your hips is fine. I bought a special back support on line but actually a cylinder shaped pillow that i bought at wal-mart works better. They cost about the same, maybe 15 dollars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facet blocks.... : Which are diagnostic. If your pain goes away, radiofrequency ablation will take your pain away for two to 5 years. You probably have arthritis in the small joints of the neck. If you have radiating pain to the arms, could be due to cervical disk disease. See your local pain management physician. ...Read more
I have a lower back pain and front and back ribs pain with strain at bak...Stiff back muscle...What are the possible reasons and treatment for that?
Lower back pain on/off for 10 months. Pain is slightly to the left and radiates down my glutes. Which type of healthcare professional should I see?
I have herniated disc and deteriated disc lower back pain and numness in right leg is laser surgery a good cure for this?
10/10 back pain: This rating is meaningless without a full evaluation by an md be it a specialist or your pmd. Treatments are not provided based on a patients numeric rating. This is because what is a 10/10 to you maybe a 6/10 or a 4/10 to someone else. In acute pain the rating is quite good, in chronic pain it is very inacurate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise: Exercise is the number 1 treatment for deg disease. Now once to have attempted this and if you still need more help then you can discuss medication with your doctor ...Read more
See below: First step is education and trying to unlearn some popular misconceptions about back pain. Next engagement is some type of physical exercise is key. Use of physical therapy, massage, yoga, stress reduction and mind-body techniques are also very helpful. Try to decrease over-reliance on medications, particularly narcotic medications which appear to be rather ineffective and do more harm than good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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