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A 41-year-old member asked:

What should i do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Prolotherapy: This could be ligament sprain and lumbar instability and it causes the sever low back pain. A prolotherapist could help you. Find one near you at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. Or www.Proloshot.Com.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Most of back pain: Can get better if you stay active, avoid positions and activities that may increase or cause back pain.Hen you no longer have acute pain, you may be ready for gentle strengthening exercises for your stomach, back, and legs, and perhaps for some stretching exercises. Exercise may not only help decrease low back pain, but it may also help you recover faster, prevent prevent reinjury to your back.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What can you do to relieve long term lower back pain?

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Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Depends on cause: There are many causes of chronic low back pain so treatment varies. You will need to have a proper evaluation of your back to see what treatment options are available for you.
A member asked:

My husband has severe lower back pain and he's not sure what it could be?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
MANY causes: The most common cause of lower back pain can due to muscle strain and should heal within 1-2 weeks. However, chronic lower back pain can be caused by arthritis, spondylitis, acute fracture (pathologic), bowel inflammation (ibd), prostatitis and other causes. The best course of action is to get seen by primary care doctor to get the proper diagnosis. Hope he is better soon!
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
If you are seen by your primary doctor and the back pain continues for more than 2 weeks, ask to be referred to a specialist.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

I always have severe lower back pain when I am on my periods, why is that?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Could be endometrios: The most likely cause sounds like it might be endometriosis which can cause back pain but you should get in to see your gynecologist and discuss it with them.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Can 400mg iburofen help relieve lower back pain?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Yes: Most people can tolerate up to 2400 mg per 24 hour period of ibuprofen, but don't take it if you have a lot of GI upset/hearburn.

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