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Can neural therapy help solve my lower back pain problems?

Can neural therapy help solve my lower back pain problems?

Possibly: Neural therapy works well for soft tissue problems, especially if they are acute. However, back problems can also be due to many other factors. If a disc is involved, discosan is the best therapy. There is also the question of why you are getting back pain. Underlying infections and other causes must be determined and corrected to get long lasting relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Will chiropractice help lower back pain problem?

Will chiropractice help lower back pain problem?

It depends: It all depends on the cause of your lower back pain. See your to determine the cause. A do is a type of medical dr who has been trained in treating muscle/skeletal problems & may be able to help. Do's can use different techniques--osteopathic manipulative medicine to help treat low back pain-kind of like a chiropractor but also using gentle techniques like stretching, relaxing muscles, realignment. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could physical therapy help my lower back pain?

Very likely....: Most adults will have back pain at some point in their lifetime. Common causes are musculoskeletal, strains, sprains, etc. In the absence of any neurological issues (ie. Muscle weakness) initial treatment includes: nsaid's (like ibuprofen), activity modification, stretching, and physical therapy. See your pcp for a prescription..... ...Read more

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Can physical therapy help with my lower back pain and the sciatica in my left leg?

Can physical therapy help with my lower back pain and the sciatica in my left leg?

Hard to Say: Injections will give you pain relief early, but PT can be just as helpful but will take time to get relief. There is new research coming out that when you are in a lot of pain, you're body actually stops you from performing exercises so that you may not benefit from PT initially. So we believe that if you at least improve your pain first, you can then proceed with the exercise therapy programs. ...Read more

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Could massage help in back pain treatment?

Could massage help in back pain treatment?

Massage: Massage usually helps with muscular stiffness by improving the blood flow to the muscles. Back pain from the spine may lead to muscle spasms which could be effectively treated with proper physical therapy and in some cases a mild muscle relaxant medication. If the pain radiates down the leg, better have it checked with an MRI. ...Read more

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Does abdominoplasty help with lower back pain due to herniated disc?

Does abdominoplasty help with lower back pain due to herniated disc?

Probably not: Abdominoplasty has been shown to help some individuals with spreading or separation of their anterior abdominal muscles, called rectus diastasis. By suturing these back in the midline during an abdominoplasty, tension is taken off of the back musculature, alleviating chronic lower back pain. However, a herniated disc should be treated by a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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My mom has a ruptured disk and chronic back andd neck pain, does laser pain therapy work to help pain?

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 more

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Can physical therapy for low back pain or neck pain help during pregnancy?

Can physical therapy for low back pain or neck pain help during pregnancy?

Yes: It's best to see a physical therapist or doctor of osteopathic medicine to help stretch out contracted muscles and release tension from baby. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain in lower back due to facet joint problems?

How to relieve pain in lower back due to facet joint problems?

Several ways: We start with anti-inflammatory medications, pain medication, if did not help we move to steroids by mouth or injection under fluoroscopy and the last resort is surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my posture to strengthen my core to reduce lower back pain. Pain level a bad "6" always?

What can I do to improve my posture to strengthen my core to reduce lower back pain.  Pain level a bad "6" always?

Core strengthening: Seek help at your local gym or physical therapy for exercise techniques and ways to ensure you do not further injure your back with exercize. I hope this helps and finds you well. ...Read more

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How can I treat lower back pain with massage therapy techniques?

How can I treat lower back pain with massage therapy techniques?

Sure: Many people find relief with massage therapy. Ask questions about the technique your therapist uses, and if it hurts, speak up. Unfortunately, many people only get temporarily relief from massage. ...Read more

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Can exercises for hip pain help or hurt the problem?

Hip pain: Exercises that are low impact and respectful of the joint and surrounding tissues are generally well-accepted if joint architecture is reasonable. If there is significant deformity or problem, check with your orthopedic surgeon for modifications. ...Read more

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How can stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?

Tight Hammies: Understand there is a complex relationship between the normal curvatures of the spine, and the rotation of your pelvis. When hamstrings are tight, this reverses these curves slightly, changing the way your spine bears weight. Loosen up these hamstrings, and the spine/pelvis can be free to accommodate the normal balance of your spine. ...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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Are there exercises to help with lower back pain?

Are there exercises to help with lower back pain?

Yes: General conditioning including stretches, cardiovascular exercises and core strengthening are good as well. As yoga and pilates. ...Read more

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Doctors, can my current back problems cause pain and problems with my neck?

Generally No: Back Problems cause back and leg pain. Neck problems are due to the neck. So each area generally addresses the nerves closest to it. We do know that those patients with spine problems in one area of the spine, usually have a higher risk of developing spine problems in another area of the spine. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will lower back pain cause headaches?

Need doctor's help! will lower back pain cause headaches?

Propably not: Headaches and back aches are both very common, but usually are not related (not cause and effect). If either are troublesome and persist, see your primary doctor. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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