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Back Pain Devices
It is not the device: That is necessarily useful. It is making sure the right person is having the correct surgery for the appropriate indications by the "right" surgeon. There are lots of good devices on the market for spinal fusion surgery. The type of device is the least important factor in this scenario. ...Read more
There are several: There are several devices on the market. I don't know of any "one" device which is the best. The results of treatment with these devices is hard to measure and compare in a scientific manner. ...Read more
What benefit, if any, is there in using a TENS Unit hand held device to try to decrease back pain? Prescribed by MD.
For some, less pain: It doesn't 'correct' the cause of the pain, but for some it does reduce their pain. The stimulation seems to 'confuse' the nerve endings and they send fewer, weaker pain messages to the brain. Nerves may be unable to handle multiple signals and this over-rides the pain. ...Read more
See below: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
House work?: IT IS REALLY DEPEND WHAT PART OF YOUR BACK,IS IT LOWER,MIDDLE,UPPER BACK PAIN. depend on how many children you have,and are you planning to have more. depend on your weight and height. if you are from the middle east a lot of women has scoliosis,and calcuim deficiency,that could be the reason. my advise check with your doctor,might able to help you better. good luck,bilsalamah. ...Read more
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