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A 31-year-old member asked:

Steroid shots to relieve back pain a good idea?

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Dr. Douglas Beall
29 years experience
Yes: It is a good start. If you have back pain at 31 you likely have premature degenerative disc disease. See an interventional pain management physician and consider an MRI of the low back for diagnostic purposes.
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What is a good, recommended bed to relieve back pain?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery 22 years experience
Controversial: There is no scientific studies to determine which beds are best for the relief of back pain. There are many good studies that show that weight loss, stretching, and core strengthening (via exercise) are good long-term treatments for back pain.
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