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Are there any good ergonomic chairs for low back pain?

Are there any good ergonomic chairs for low back pain?

Not necessarily: Studies are mixed with main conclusion is that it's not the chair but the tasks you perform, how long you sit, and your posture. Best is to take frequent stretch breaks, do posture checks, and get up and walk. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Is there a good recommendation for a good ergonomic chair for low back pain?

Is there a good recommendation for a good ergonomic chair for low back pain?

Ergonomic chair: There is no single one that is the best. Each person is different. The best thing is to go to a store that has them on display and actually try them out. Also if you buy see what the return policy is - if it does not work out then at least you can return the chair for an exchange or refund. ...Read more

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Is swimming good for low back pain?

Is swimming good for low back pain?

Less stress on Spine: with swimming, however hard to say if it will help. Likely the less stress will allow the disk to heal quicker. Depends also on what types of swimming strokes you are performing. ...Read more

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Are roller chairs bad for low back pain?

Are roller chairs bad for low back pain?

No: Roller chairs are not bad for low back pain though i'm not sure they do any good, either. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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How good is the injection of steroids for low back pain?

Depends: There are different types of injections: into or around joints, round the nerves, in the canal containing the sac of nerves. Effectiveness will vary, depending on the severity of the disease, how much of the spine in involved. In the right person, it can help about 70% of the time. It is usually combined with exercise, therapy, pills. ...Read more

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What are good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Heat and stretching: Heating pads, hamstring stretching, and lying on your back with hips and knees flexed at 90 degrees (pillows under knees). ...Read more

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Chronic low back pain that's rt above my butt in one area. It's a deep pain. When I have my son walk on my back, it feels good but then I start to get?

Could be muscular : There are a variety of possibilities. My first choice would be muscular. It could also be joint. It's too early to make a conclusion. We would need to know a lot more information. This is something you need to discuss with your physician and you may need x-rays or other imaging to help evaluate it. The physical evaluation may also clarify ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are good low back pain exercises?

Can you tell me if there are good low back pain exercises?

Core: Core excercises are very good for low back pain. There are several examples of "core exercises" on the internet. Your physical therapist should also be able to show you examples. It is also important to stay flexible with emphasis on stretching your hamstrings. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more