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how do you fix back pain?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Depends: If caused by a fracture/break it can be splinted and fixed. If caused by a rash can be treated. If caused by an infection - antibiotics. Depends on the cause.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Back pain: Find the cause, through exam by an Orthopedic specialist.

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