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Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

See osteopathic doc: I recommend seeing an osteopathic doctor that specializes in manual therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...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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I have really bad back pain and what can I do to make it go away ?

I have really bad back pain and what can I do to make it go away ?

See a doctor: You need a good evaluation. It could be a problem with your back, your posture, your weight, your feet or legs. There are many different reasons, but without knowing the cause, it can't be treated. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease constant back pain?

What can I do to ease constant back pain?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What to do if I have minor scoliosis, but severe back pains, how can I relieve the back pain?

What to do if I have minor scoliosis, but severe back pains, how can I relieve the back pain?

Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about .5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read more

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I have a pain that goes from my lower back down my left leg. I do not like going to er if i can help it. What can i do to stop the pain?

I have a pain that goes from my lower back down my left leg. I do not like going to er if i can help it. What can i do to stop the pain?

This pain: sounds like RADICULAR pain , that is pain from a PINCHED NERVE in your BACK (At the L4-5 or L5-S1 levels) TRY APPLYING HEAT (MOIST HEAT BEST) on your lower back (at the level of your HIPS) and lie down on a relatively FIRM surface! TRY ADVIL (ibuprofen) 2 tablets (400 MGM) after meals and at bedtime with MILK (to protect your stomach) Call your PCP as soon as practical for further advice! Good luck!!! Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe back pain. I annoy get up to go to the bathroom and need to use it. What can i do? OTC painkillers have not helped

I am experiencing  severe back pain. I annoy get up to go to the bathroom and need to use it. What can i do? OTC painkillers have not helped

See your provider : Please see your primary care provider. There is medication that can help. It is also good to have things checked out. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce severe back pain?

Diagnosis: See a spine specialist or pain management doctor to diagnosis the exact cause of your pain treat diagnosis withevidence based medicine or embark on a palliative pain program treat the pain several options available. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot walk long distance due to back pain?

Back pain: Walking s one of the best exercises for backpain, but many patients cannot walk due to pain! Try aquatic exercises, walking in water upto neck deep. You may benefit from interventional pain treatments to relieve joint pain from the spine, or if you have stenosis even a steroid injection can provide short term relief wile you get the therapy started. Good luck ...Read more

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What to do if I have intense lower back pain when I exercise, what can I do to stop it from coming?

What to do if I have intense lower back pain when I exercise, what can I do to stop it from coming?

Diagnosis: I would see your physician for evaluation. If the spine is structurally normal and there are no other significant problems then I would recommend seeing a chiropractor. You might also want to get a personal trainer to make sure you are doing your exercises correctly. Alternatively, you could consider switching exercise activities completely - aquatic exercise is usually easier on the spine. ...Read more

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Gas trapped in lower back area. How do I get it to stop. What can I do to pass gas to make the pain go away?

Gas trapped in lower back area. How do I get it to stop. What can I do to pass gas to make the pain go away?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain i think it is due to constipation what can I do to relief it?

I have lower back pain i think it is due to constipation what can I do to relief it?

Back pain/constipati: If you have constipation, suggest high fiber diet, increase exercise, adequate hydration. You could also add fiber supplement (citrucel one table spoon in 8 oz of water daily and titrate to goal of 25-30 grams/day). If the above not helping, add MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) (one tablespoon in 8 oz of water drink daily). If continue to have back pain, might want to see a local physician. ...Read more

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I have a herniated disc, and it often comes with lower back pain. I do not feel shooting pain. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

I have a herniated disc, and it often comes with lower back pain. I do not feel shooting pain. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Stretch: There are many causes of low back pain and a herniated disc is one cause.. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease buttock pain and numbness when I sit too long?

What can I do  to ease buttock pain and numbness when I sit too long?

Get up & move: Staying in any position too long can be uncomfortable. Get up and move around. If you have a sitting job, try to stand, stretch, walk around every hour. It will help you feel better and help you to get back to work after the short break. ...Read more

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I have really bad back pain, my lower back is where it hurts the most. What can I do to make it stop hurting so bad?

Get seen: If you have new back pain that is severe & does not get better with normal dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, or if you have fever, vomiting or get worse, etc., then you need to get seen ASAP at an Urgent Care or ER. You have not provided enough details to be more specific. If Tylenol (acetaminophen) & a heating pad (30 minutes at a time only) helps for now, continue the tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin (as on bottle) till see MD ...Read more

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What to do if i pushed a heavy boat and lower back pain won't go away, how do I solve this?

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What to do if i pushed a heavy boat and lower back pain won't go away, how do I solve this?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include heat pads, exercise, massage, physical therapy, medications, injections ... You should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease bone pain after running?

What can I do to ease bone pain after running?

Shoes + surface: You should get better shoes and try to run on a more forgiving surface. Avoiding running on concrete can be beneficial. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have almost severe constant abdominal pain accompanied by light spotting. What can I do to ease my pain so it doesn't hurt to walk?

I'm pregnant and have almost severe constant abdominal pain accompanied by light spotting. What can I do to ease my pain so it doesn't hurt to walk?

Go to Ob Triage...: "Severe constant abdominal pain" needs to be evaluated by your Ob, especially if it is associated with spotting. It can be a miscarriage, pre-term labor, or other pregnancy complication. Most hospitals have a triage area where you can go for evaluation after 20 weeks for this type of problem and it is open 24/7. That way you don't have to go to the ER. Its better to go than to worry! ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...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