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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
It depends: The natural history of lbp is to resolve, but depending on the underlying diagnosis, your pain can be alleviated.
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Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
OMM: Low back pain is one of the areas where osteopathic manipulation has been shown to be particularly effective. Osteopathic medicine includes the same m ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: A chiropractor will offer a deep massage which might temporarily give some relief. You need a medical doctor, preferably a physiatrist or orthopod, t ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica: Both can treat this. If you are sure its sciatica then you must have some imaging (MRI) done - then talk to your doctor as to what is the next step eg ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Its not illegal to have a home office.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A little better: Most chiropractors seem to have no limits to what they think is caused by their bizarre theories of disease and so "treat" an amazing variety of illne ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Chiropractics: Unlike a common belief that many of those are quacks, i believe that there are conditions that can be treated with success by chiropractors such as mu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Yes: A chiropractor is a doctor. That's what the dc stands for in his title. At least that's true in most/all states in the usa. May not be true in other c ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sensitivity: Likely contact dermatitis. have topical medium strength to high potency steroids been tried
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Patino
Specializes in Family Medicine
Documentation: The lower back has variety of causes we need to establish the origin including performing some orthopedic test and imaging as xrays and MRI while try ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes, they work : With necks, specifically manual manipulation of the neck and cervical spine. However, make sure you have a clear diagnosis and imaging before starting ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Neck manipulation: High velocity manipulation can come with risks. I incurred an injury with high velocity manipulation. However neck manipulation can be quite helpful ... Read More
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