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How could i help my lower back injury?

How could i help my lower back injury?

If: If back pain is worse with activity & better with rest, does not affect your sleep & is not associated with any weight loss, fever, chills or sweats then you can try some things otherwise see a doctor. First, stop smoking if you do so. Start exercising daily including stretching & cardio workouts which can be a fast walk to begin with but start slowly. Otc meds may help as well as a back support. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Back Injury (Definition)

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


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Should i be exercising if I have a lower back injury?

Should i be exercising if I have a lower back injury?

Stretching: With a low back injury, the most prudent thing to do is simple low back stretches like williams low back exercises to stretch the muscles and allow them to relax. Look up spineuniverse.Com and find williams flexion exercises. These can help. If it persists, see your family md for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you prevent lower back injury during weight training?

How do you  prevent lower back injury during weight training?

No weight loading: Do not stack weight while in a vertical position on spine. Spinal movements and discs are for trunk rotation and bending, not for compression. ...Read more

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Best exercises to prevent lower back injury while weight training?

Best exercises to prevent lower back injury while weight training?

Strengthen core: Abdominal strengthening exercises--planks, crinches, pilates, all protect the lower back when weight training. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a person with a lower back injury (two spinal fusions) to sea kayak?

Is it safe for a person with a lower back injury (two spinal fusions) to sea kayak?

Sure: Use pain as your guide low impact great core workout down side lots of sitting sometimes rough depending on surf.Start with short trips on smoothe water. ...Read more

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How do I treat my lower back injury?

How do I treat my lower back injury?

Rest, ice, nsaids: In general you will need to rest and take it easy until the symptoms resolve. Depending on the severity of the injury you might need a few days of rest, or a combination of rest, ice nsaids and physical therapy to alleviate your symptoms. While the severity of lower back injuries varies greatly you must pay attention to your symptoms and return to activities gradually to prevent reinjury. ...Read more

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In what way can I help my lower back injury?

In what way can I help my lower back injury?

Therapy, medications: Initial treatments for pain due to a back injury include physical therapy, massage, medications. Some try acupuncture or chiropractic manipulation. Weight loss, if possible, can help. If symptoms are more severe, consider pain management for stronger medications. Sometimes, despite all these treatments, symptoms are still there. Consider an evaluation by a spine surgeon to discuss surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Back Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the spine could be considered back trauma. Classically the back includes the ...Read more