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Dr. Qamar Khan
2,597 doctors shared insights

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


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How can I track my progress of back pain exercises?

How can I track my  progress of  back pain exercises?

Pain change: If your pain is improving then you are doing a good job exercising, if not see a doctor. ...Read more

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Any rec's for poor posture (hunched back) and chronic back pain? Exercises, strategies for remedying years of bad habits..?

Any rec's for poor posture (hunched back) and chronic back pain? Exercises, strategies for remedying years of bad habits..?

Exercise: Exercise, exercise, and then some more exercise; you can't imagine how much benefit you can get from simply waking 30 minutes per day; I have patients who lost @ 10 pounds just simply by waking their dogs 30 minutes per day. So keep moving to better health. ...Read more

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What are good lower back pain stretches and exercises?

Back pain exercises: Neutral spine mcgill exercises are a great place to start. Quadriceps, hamstring, and pirifirmis exercises help. These are all on you tube. ...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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Lower Back pain . Can gym exercises cause lower back pain? How to heal it and avoid further damage ?

Lower Back pain . Can gym exercises cause lower back pain? How to heal it and avoid further damage ?

Here are some...: Strenuous exercise on any part of body, especially to the sites not moving around often, will cause soreness, but expectantly fade away in few days. To avoid possible unwanted injury to the muscles, you have to adjust to what you can tolerate and gradually intensify the level of exercise. At times, you may need a trainer if you feel uncomfortable with your own common sense. More? Seek professional ...Read more

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My back gets pretty sore after 18 holes. Are there any back pain exercises or other home remedies that could help me get back in shape quickly?

My back gets pretty sore after 18 holes. Are there any back pain exercises or other home remedies that could help me get back in shape quickly?

Yes: Best way to reduce back pain is to be as light as you can (optimal weight) be as fit as you can (high level of fitness with good core muscle strength) and don't smoke. The intermittent use of anti-inflammatory medications will help as well. ...Read more

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Can I fix back pain by doing ab exercises?

Can I fix back pain by doing ab exercises?

Not always: If it were that simple we would have eliminated back pain in fit patients which is not the case. Core exercises are usually beneficial but if pain persists then other structures (facet joints or discs) may be damaged and in need of treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,099 doctors shared insights

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