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Can the panchakarma techniques work for back pain?

Can the panchakarma techniques work for back pain?

Possibly: According to ayurveda, panchakarma can be helpful for many health issues by restoring balance and clearing toxicities from the body. Back pain, in particular, is addressed as a vata disorder for which the panchakarma therapy of basti treatments is prescribed. In addition, daily massage treatments can also be helpful for back pain. If it persists, however, consider a full medical consultation. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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What would work for back pain?

Evaluation: Causes of back pain vary greatly and what is the best way to address your problem can only be deterined by a thorough history and physical examination. ...Read more

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How long does it take for dexmethasone to work for back pain?

How long does it take for dexmethasone to work for back pain?

12-48 hours: You can expect to feel some decrease in pain by 2 days afterward. But depending on the severity and type of your injury, it may not completely resolve your pain. You may need other modalities for healing, too, such as anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants, physical therapy, massage, chiropractic, etc. ...Read more

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I am practicing indian acupuncture, will it work for back pain?

I am practicing indian acupuncture, will it work for back pain?

It could: Acupuncture is very old method use to relief pain in any part of the body, it has been used in china india and other countries, I do believe it have roll in the treatment of pain. Thank you. ...Read more

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How long does epidural injection work for back pain?

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How long does epidural injection work for back pain?

ESI: An epidural steroid injection is a minimally invasive procedure that delivers steroids via a needle directly into the epidural space to help reduce inflammation. The steroid is absorbed and metabolized within few weeks. However, the pain relief might extend beyond this time frame. Prolonged pain relief is presumed to result from a reduction in an inflammatory process. ...Read more

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Do OTC muscle relaxants work for back pain?

Do OTC muscle relaxants work for back pain?

Yes: I prefer non sedating relaxants and my favorite is robaxin (methocarbamol) if there are no contraindications. ...Read more

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Do posture correctors or lumbar braces work for back pain?

Do posture correctors or lumbar braces work for back pain?

Not usually: The correct treatment for your back pain depends on the proper diagnosis as to what is causing your back pain. It can be muscular, a facet joint or alignment issue, SI joint issue, disc problem, arthritis, connective tissue disorder and others. A proper evaluation with appropriate imaging should help identify the cause and direct your provider to a proper course of treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?

Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?

Yes : If the presentation us primarily muscular symptoms, massage can give temporary relief but does not address the underlying cause or causes unless it was muscular in origin. Otherwise, depending on the cause of the pain, treatment can range from time, medication, exercise and sometimes injections ...Read more

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What should I do to reduce back pain at work?

Stretch/strengthen: It is important to stretch your muscles every day - 5 minutes more in the shower in the moring will help, also doing back strengthening with exercise will help. ...Read more

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How can you reduce back pain while standing at work?

Refer to answer: Need to stablish the cause. In general a back brace, and exercise is a good start. If pain persists refer to your physician. ...Read more

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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