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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back Pain: Please find out the cause of your back pain by seeing your doctor. He/she will offer possible treatments such as lifestyle changes, physical therapy, ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shoemaker
40 years experience General Practice
Back workout: Take Naproxen (aleve) twice a day and rest until your pain is gone. Then try the balanced circuit training exercises shown here: http://youtu.Be/godi ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
L5-S1 : L5-s1 disks can cause severe sciatic leg pain. I would recommend consultation with a spine surgeon if you have failed 3 steroid injections. Leg pain ... Read More
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Dr. Rinesh Chetty
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably surgery: If you sciatica/leg pain has not resolved after the injections and it is causing you great discomfort then consider having formal surgery to remove th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Back pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. S ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strengthen yourself: Many people have spondylolisthesis, and the vast majority function very well. Strengthening the core muscles (back and tummy) reduces pain in many. Re ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
Back pain: Of you are addicted to pain medicine you can find a physician who is licensed to prescribe Suboxone. This medication will keep you from going through ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Rest, heat, nsaids, and core strengthening exercises. If that fails see your pcp.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined/ xrays: to ruleout fragmentation and infection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
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Depends: If you're symptoms are severe and interfering with your daily life, or if you have any neurologic deficits, such as numbness, weakness, or incontinenc ... Read More
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