I have torn muscles in my lower back. i also believe i have bulging discs. i have been in horrible pain for the past few months. i can't afford to see a doctor or a chiropractor. is there anything that you could recommend to ease the pain. suggestions? t
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Simple measures: Local heat ( heating pad) Advil or Aleve, (naproxen) if not allergic to these medicines, BioFreeze topical cream ( OTC), and don't depend on any online "quick cure:: PLAIN AND SIMPLE, YOU MUST BE EXAMINED- GO TO A LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINIC (FREE EXAM)
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