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do inversion tables help with lower back spasms

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
It can: It is a safe treatment option that does help some. Check out spine-health.Com.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May make U feel....: ...Better but will have no effect on the boney structure at all.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Inversionn?: No for for1-3help low back pain butwont straighten spine or help knee glaucoma , high blood pressure contraindication for inversion.
Dr. Bernard Canlas
30 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: There are people who swear by the effects of an inversion table. They feel good during the process but once they are out of the table their symptoms r ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
See below: The table can provide symptomatic relief. This is the pro. The con is that is may lead to a stroke due to increase blood flow to the head.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Inversion table, lumbar stretch machines and yoga may relieve pain and inflammation "healing" the problem. The actual disk herniation does not usuall ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
It will not.: There are back conditions, such as spondylolisthesis that can be problematic, but for regular DJD of the lumbar discs, it will not reduce disc height ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Conservative care: Yes, I believe that all people should exhaust and utilize all conservative measures for treatment of his or her back pain first, prior to discussing s ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain: arthritis, strain, herniated disk, kidney infection or stone, sciatica among many others. See physician for eval ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Use as directed: They relieve some symptoms but do not solve any problems. Usually those who use them get temporary relief from the symptoms, but the relief is not lon ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
28 years experience Radiology
Yes: Yes but it usually provides only temporary relief. For some people it can be beneficial

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