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Back And Neck Pain And Aquatic Therapy
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom has a ruptured disk and chronic back andd neck pain, does laser pain therapy work to help pain?
Treat back pain: Laser therapy can help, but it is often best to use to take a step wise approach to treating ruptured discs. First, try conservative treatments like Ibuprofen and back/neck stretching. If that does not help, often an epidural steroid injection will relieve the discomfort. There are other minimally invasive options. Most important, if your mom smokes, she should stop. Smoking makes pain worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For like two weeks now I have been feeling pains in my limbs coupled with back ache and neck pain. What could be the cause and what natural therapy?
Many things: There is not enough history to make a guess. Dehydration, viral illness, muscular overwork, connective tissue diseases like lupus, neurologic illness like fibromyalgia can all cause painful muscles. Curcumin and white willow extracts are pain relievers like ibuprofen. Using any without diagnosis is not the best approach. Talk to your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm in unbareable pain I have scoloisis knots start at mid back n low back pain.butt.hip.leg.feet.neck pain.what kind of treatment is there for it?
Scoliosis: How long have you been dealing with the pain? What you done for muscle pain before? You need to consult a physician for physical exam to exclude neuropathy or other pathologies and likely get started on muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and analgesics as well as referral to physical therapy. ...Read more
Have cervical dd & spinal stenosis. Extreme neck pain & now i feel swelling on back of my neck (left side only). Is the swelling common? Treatment?
Should not get: swelling from disc herniation and stenosis alone. It could be a deep infection, so it is best to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden neck pain, upper back muscle spasm. Feel relief when I wear neck brace. Pain returns once brace is off. Is it herniated disc? Treatment?
Spinal injection: The most important aspect of fixing anything is knowing specifically what is wrong. To DX spine pain, neither the history, physical exam or MRI can definitively reveal the cause of pain. The most specific method is to anesthetize the purported pain generator (the structure the doctor thinks is causing the pain), and ask the patient if the pain was eliminated. If positive f/b long-term treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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