A 47-year-old member asked:
Stiff back +buttock pain for the last 3 years now, please help?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lifestyle changes : Can help! not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. See your physician prior to starting workouts if out of shape.
Answered on Dec 28, 2016
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