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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
29 years experience Pain Management
All of them?: The exercises you mentioned when done correctly can all give you your desired result. I usually suggest alternating your cardio machines, thereby dec ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ice, heat, NSAID,s: Try nsaids, ice, heat...Pain can be relieved with over-the-counter medications like advil or aleve (naproxen). Follow directions on label. Ice for ab ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: I would recommend getting involved with a formal physical therapist. There are mckenzie type exercises that are very good. Pilates, yoga are also exce ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: General conditioning including stretches, cardiovascular exercises and core strengthening are good as well. As yoga and pilates.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
DDD: By far the most common cause of back pain in people in their 30s and 40s is a condition known as degenerative disc disease (DDD). If your symptoms ar ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez
Specializes in General Practice
Strengthen lowerback: Doing exercises to strengthen the lower back can help alleviate and prevent lower back pain. It can also strengthen the core, leg, and arm muscles: - ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Low back pain: Please start w/a visit to your primary care doc to get diagnosis and understand what is happening. Ask about physical therapy, chiropractic, biofeedb ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Gathiru Karimi
Specializes in
Ovarian cyst/ infect: lower abdominal pain in females has a wide range of causes depending on age, duration of sickness, pregnancy status, and menstruation pattern to ment ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Many things...: Excess weight frequently contributes to musculoskeletal pain - sore backs, sore knees, etc. You may have strained it lifting something, using poor tec ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Your symptoms suggest either a bowl or renal infection I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Connected to back: The hamstrings are connected to your pelvis, which is connected to your back. As a result, tight hamstrings pull on your back, causing low back pain. ... Read More
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