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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience Neurosurgery
Exercise: 95% of patients with back pain, not back and leg pain, experience relief with physical therapy. This can be water based initially, to add to complianc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stay active: The worst thing you could do is lay around. Try to stay active and stretch your hamstrings. Applying gentle heat can relieve muscle spasm. Over the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Purposefully: Exercise don't smoke lose weight to your ideal weight. Flexibility and core strengthening exercises. This could be a sign of a bad mattress. Also ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel See
Dr. Joel See answered
18 years experience Pain Management
Depends on how bad: If recent, you can try waiting it out. Take some over the counter arthritis meds and do some core strengthening. Chiro no better than just waiting it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
SOD: The answer really depends on details--mostly your labs and the size of your bile duct. Especially if you have Type I or II SOD, a gastroenterologist ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Beer
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Diarrhea : Back conditions are generally not associated with diarrhea. I would have concern that there might be something going on in the abdomen which is causin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Back pain: First seek medical evaluation to determine the cause and physician can make treatment recommendation based on this. Second- talk with your physician a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us see: You know what is the cause of the lower back pain then we should treat it. Let me remind that treating your without medical advice is not recommended. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Low back pain: Work on strengthening your core muscles (low back and abdomen) through a low impact routine. Stretching is very important and can include traction, k ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: There are many reasons for lower back pain. Talk to your PCP and know the causes of pain. The treatment will depends on the cause of lower back pain. ... Read More

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