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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more


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Treatments for chronic back pain? What are some treatment options for someone with chronic back pain?

Depends on Diagnosis: Proper diagnosis is the key here. There are a ton of systems that could cause back pain. Gi, urologic, vascular, musculoskeletal, spinal, etc. If you focus treatment on a system not causing your pain, then you will not get a favorable response in treatment. For spinal etiologies, conservative management is the focus if there are no red flags (e.g. Tumor, infection), and no associated leg pain. ...Read more

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What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

Back pain surgery: Surgery for back pain can be either a discectomy where a part of the disc is removed or a fusion where 2 painful vertebrae are fused together as one (usually using screws and rods) . ...Read more

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Is the natural pain relief medicine celadrex good for back pain?

Is the natural pain relief medicine celadrex good for back pain?

Probably not: This sounds like someone is marketing a non-FDA approved nutritional supplement with a name that is designed to sound almost exactly like "Celebrex", an FDA-approved non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication that can be effective for some pain conditions. I would avoid "celadrex" like the plague. The only way it might help for back pain is that you wallet will weigh less. ...Read more

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What is the best pain relief medication for back pain?

What is the best pain relief medication for back pain?

Consider eval: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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What is a good prescription pain medicine for chronic back pain?

What is a good prescription pain medicine for chronic back pain?

Back pain: Without a full evaluation it's impossible to tell you if there is a good prescription med. It may be that you may do fine with conservative treatment . The point is- not every pain back or anywhere else necessitates a prescription pain med. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for chronic back pain?

What are some treatment options for chronic back pain?

Depends on the cause: Treatment for chronic back pain really depends on the cause. If the cause is a muscle/tendon issue, back stretching and strengthening is usually beneficial. If it is due to poor body mechanics, then having a trainer and ergonomic specialist may be helpful. See your doctor to find the cause and discuss with him/her about what treatment options are best for your specific situation. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for myofascial pain?

What's the treatment for myofascial pain?

Rx: Hopefully antiinflammatories for short course can eliminate the myofascial inflammation...If becomes chronic, exercise, pt neck rom exercises, trigger point injections, muscle relaxants, tricyclics antidepressants, gentle massage, ... ...Read more

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What are the best treatment options for chronic back pain?

What are the best treatment options for chronic back pain?

Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. ...Read more

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What treatments work for chronic back pain ?

What treatments work for  chronic back pain ?

Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. ...Read more

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What pain medication is strongest for chronic back pain?

Complicated Answer: It is not so much which medication is strongest, but rather which one is best for you depending on the cause of your pain and anticipated duration. Also, one must consider kidney and liver function when prescribing various types of pain medications. Some of the classes of drugs used to treat pain include narcotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-depressants, and topical applications. ...Read more

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What are recommended treatments for severe back pain?

What are recommended treatments for severe back pain?

Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. You may first need a physician to evaluate you to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What OTC pain medicine is best for back pain. ?

What OTC pain medicine is best for back pain. ?

Not a best: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Best OTC medicine for lower back pain pobably a back spasm?

Best OTC medicine for lower back pain pobably a back spasm?

Try heat too: Ice is great if you have pain, tenderness, swelling and inflammation but ice will leave you tight and sometimes increase spasms. Follow the ice with heat (15-20 min. Only) and that will help relax the muscles. Otcs like Ibuprofen can also help at times. If symptoms persist, talk to you doc about rx options. ...Read more

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Homoepathy medicene for back pain and sciatica?

Homoepathy medicene for back pain and sciatica?

Not Alot: Traumeel is a homeopathic medicine used for inflammation and injuries used in the sports medicine world alot. Look up a naturopathic doctor or a physician that does a lot of homeopathic treatments. ...Read more

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What are treatments for chronic back pain?

What are treatments for chronic back pain?

Multiple: This is a difficult question to answer. Depending on what type of physician that you visit, there will be different answers and treatment options for you. Most important would be to lose weight, stop smoking and stay active. Other options include injections, medications, pt, surgery, and rest to name a few. ...Read more

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What is the best therapy or medicine for chronic back & neck pain?

What is the best therapy or medicine for chronic back & neck pain?

Several: There are many medications and therapy programs for neck and back pain. Medication may include anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxers, and pain medication. Therapy should focus on restoring proper spinal function, improving posture, and strengthening the core. ...Read more

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What medications used for enternal pain pump for back pain?

What medications used for enternal pain pump for back pain?

Depends: Iv meds include, morphine, dilaudid, fentanyl, methadone. Fda approved intrathecal meds are only morphine. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more