A 21-year-old member asked:
Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: But so can most any pain reliever so check with your doctor to see which is best for you.
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Yes in several cases: Typical or idiopathic scoliosis is a painless spine deformity but if large it may cause muscular pain & if it extends into the lower back it can accelerate degeneration there & Motrin may help. Sometimes a scoliosis develops due to degeneration in the lower back & Motrin may help, again. Sometimes a scoliosis can develop from a benign bone tumor that responds to Motrin or from disc herniation.
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Last updated Dec 12, 2018
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