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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
41 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ORHTO/PM&REHAB: You have to see an orthopedic or a physical & rehabilitation physician.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
? Diagnosis: Start with GP.A diagnosis has to be made.Referral ,if required will then follow.A Medical assessment is required.There could be many reasons for your ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Bad back: Start by seeing a doctor for thorough physical exam & workup.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
multiple things: Medications commonly given include non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, as well steroids. Other things that get prescribed include muscle relaxants and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
NSAIDs: Personally i would use a non-steroidal , such as ibuprofen, along with heating pads. If the symptoms are not relieved, or if they get worse, you might ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neck pain: Often times, conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications will work. It ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: The first treatment is usually physical therapy and pain medications. If no weakness this would be the treatment of choice.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
As long as he is : Trained as a neurosurgeon or orthopedic spine surgeon if you are seeking surgical treatment otherwise for non operative care treatment can be sought ... Read More
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