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Ex piercing excruciating back pain? How to get rid of pain? Should I see a back doctor? HELP

Ex piercing excruciating back pain? How to get rid of pain? Should I see a back doctor? HELP

Back pain: Yes you should or even a chiropractor. Possibly just a strain, maybe a disc problem. Try some Advil (ibuprofen) to see if it helps. ...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


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How to prevent back pain?

How to prevent back pain?

Strengthen your core: By strengthening your core muscles your back muscles do less work.
If you also have any pain starting in your back and radiating to other parts of your body seek medical attention as you might have a slipped disk or other serious problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent back pain?

What can I do to prevent back pain?

See below: It is probably not possible to completely prevent back pain but here are some tips. Keep yourself physically fit and have a regular exercise program. Eat a healthy diet, avoid junk food. Do not smoke. Move regularly even if you have a sitting job. Learn safe lifting techniques. If you get back pain, don't panic. ...Read more

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How can I prevent back pain from sitting?

By limiting sitting: Sitting generates a 4 times body load across your lower back. That load is further enhanced by being static in one position. Sitting in a higher chair like a bar stool will decrease the load. Having a chair with a higher back and arm supports also will help. Placing a rolled towel in the small of your back between the chair back can help. By getting up after 15 to 30 minutes can help ...Read more

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How do I prevent back pain due to sitting?

Correct posture: The seated position actually places up to 6x more strain to the low back than standing. When seated, you can promote better posture by sitting at the edge of the seat, preferably with the knees lower than the hips. I also encourage patients to use a lumbar (low back) pillow to sit as if you were"pooching out" your stomach and sticking your chest out. Also, see my "back pain/strain" health guide. ...Read more

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How to help prevent back pain for teenagers?

How to help prevent back pain for teenagers?

Multiple: Stay active. Exercise. Limit weight of backpacks. Use both straps when using backpacks. Don't smoke. Maintain good posture. ...Read more

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How should you lift things to prevent back pain?

Be aware: Be aware of proper body mechanics by using your legs as your power source and keeping the load close to your body while avoiding any type of twisting or rotation as you lift. Know your limits especially with large, bulky objects or heavy ones. ...Read more

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I have a ushual back pain how I can do rid of it?

I have a ushual back pain how I can do rid of it?

See you physician: No one should have to live with pain. If you have pain on a daily basis that you rate as greater than 5 on a scale of 0-10, you should seek treatment from a medical professional. That being said, I can not tell anything about the cause of your pain and what to do to get rid of it without seeing you. I recommend you find a good pain management physician in your are for help. ...Read more

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How should I prevent back pain when I sit for a long time?

Check posture: Most sitting problems are due to posture - look at someone on the computer or driving a car - most are slouching! Use an ergonomic chair or lumbar support whenever sitting at home, at work or in the car. ...Read more

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How should I prevent back pain when I stand for a long time?

Yoga, et al...: Where is your pain? Low back pain may be related to poor arch support, and/or poor posture. Try tilting your pelvis...As if sitting down...Flattening the lumbar curvature of your spine. Does that relieve it any?
Yoga can be very useful for fostering body awareness and better posture so that you will understand how shifts in your posture, alignment, and movement will affect how you feel. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning with back pain, what is the best/quickest way to prevent this?

I wake up every morning with back pain, what is the best/quickest way to prevent this?

Morning back pain: In most cases this type of pain can be due to a soft and saggy mattress. Sleeping position is also one of the causes. Try sleeping on a firm surface and try to sleep in a different position if you can ...Read more

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Mommy have back pain. How to prevent it?

Back pain: Lets find the cause and then avoid what causes the back pain. Good posture is very important as well as not stressing the back by carrying thisngs that are too heavy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of back pain?

How to get rid of back pain?

What is the cause?: Hi,
back pain is very common. To treat it best, you need to figure out the cause. There are many possibilities including arthritis, fracture, facet disease, soft tissue abnormalities, infection, nerve impingement, stress reaction & stress fracture...

If you've had the pain for a while or if it is disabling, you need to see your doctor for a diagnosis. Then he/she can devise a tx plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can ou get rid of back pain?

How can ou get rid of back pain?

Exercise, weight: Routine exercise for core strengthening and keeping weight in the normal range. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my lower left back pain?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this persistent back pain?

Evaluation: There are many causes of persistent back pain. Most cases respond to lumbar strengthening exercises and anti-inflammatories. For persistent pain, the best recommendation is to be evaluated by a spine specialist to understand the cause of the pain, and the best way to treat it. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of my back pain?

See details: You do that by determining the cause of the pain and instituting appropriate treatment. See a rheumatologist as the cause may be inflammatory and not mechanical. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to rid myself of back pain?

Could you tell me ways to rid myself of back pain?

Back pain: The back pain might be due to muscle spasm, spinal stenosis, disc herniations. .. The treatment of back pain depends on the causes of the pain, you should seek a consultation with a pain management doctor to discuss additional tests to identify the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What can I doto prevent back pain during/after soccer?

What can I doto prevent back pain during/after soccer?

Strengthening: In soccer players I have treated for low back pain I have seen cases where the muscle soreness and tightening was due to weakness and inhibition of the gluteal muscles causing facilitation i.e. Overwork of the lumbar paraspinal muscles. A good sports med doc, a do well versed in omm or a good pt should be able to help you figure this out. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for how to get rid of this terrible back pain?

Conservative first: Conservative treatment is the first step. A combination of core muscle strengthening, intermittent and as needed use of anti-inflammatory medications and maintaining an ideal body weight is usually effective at managing back pain. If this is unsuccessful, I would recommend seeing a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a horrible back pain, how do I get rid of it?

What to do if I have a horrible back pain, how do I get rid of it?

Stretch and Exercise: At your age, I would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, I would consider evaluation by a spine/pain specialist for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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Does riding a motorbike and getting bounced around help get rid of back pain?

Probably the reverse: The motorcycle is probably causing it.
Sitting for prolonged periods in the same position puts a lot of pressure on the disks, spine joints and sacroiliac joints. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of back pain that hurts so bad I can barely do anything?

What can I do to get rid of back pain that hurts so bad I can barely do anything?

Try Simple Measures: Try icing your back for 20 minutes or so laying on your side. Try some over the counter analgesics like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin (you can use the generic versions). If no relief, see a doctor right away. If there is interference with walking or bowel or bladder problems, that's an emergency and you need to get to an er asap. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my back pain in the morning, and is it a sign of an internal problem?

Firmer matress: Moring stiffness can be a sign of arthritis or a soft mattress don't sleep on your stomachour culture is writing checks or bodies can't cash for long. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my back pain in the morning, and could it be a sign of a bigger problem?

How do I get rid of my back pain in the morning, and could it be a sign of a bigger problem?

Better Mattress: Back pain in the morning may be a sign of arthritis in your back. However, changing how you sleep and what you sleep on may help with your pain. Try sleeping on a more firm bedding, and see if this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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


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