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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Followup exam: This is a routine followup to make sure all concerns are discussed and the appropriate treatment is initiated. Most injuries from a car accidents wil ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Evaluation: Your doc with perform an exam possibley x-rays.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Feeling high / dizzy: It doesn't seem like a fall with symptoms 2 months later could be related-- unless you banged your head when you fell. Feeling "high" could be a cause ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: No but if there is neurologic involvement it may affect muscle bulk. A fusion surgery over several levels to treat a back injury involving fractures ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Depends: Depends on the severity of the injury bachache, radicular pain if a nerve is pinched all the way up to the bladder and bowl symptoms. There is no spi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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 t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas A. McNally
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Physical therapy: Active physical therapy and nsaid's (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications) are the mainstains of treatment for routine back injuries.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Heiney
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise is good: Depending on the type of back injury, it can be good to workout after the injury. However, you need to consult with an orthopedic surgeon to known fo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Depends: This type of question cannot be answered without knowing the type , extent and the physical signs present after the trauma. The answer could be nothin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Core: You first do want to make sure that if you have injured your back you do not do exercises that will aggravate it. That being said, most exercises for ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle strain: The most commone back injuries involve muscular injuries to the muscles in the lower back. Most resolve relatively quickly with rest and conservativ ... Read More
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