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Chiropractor Or Doctor For Neck Pain
See M.D. first: You need to get this diagnosed. A regular MD like your family doctor is a good place to start. Chiropractors operate under an outmoded and discredited theory of disease causation. They offer a deep massage but nothing in the way of diagnosis or cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lower back pain for 4 weeks? Who should i see? physiatrist or primary care or spine surgeon?
Both: Start with the chiropractor especially if the pain has be going on for less than a month. If the pain does not improve, see a pain specialist for more definite treatment. ...Read more
Neither! Instead...: The best choice is probably neither! Surgeons are appropriate if you need surgery but that should be the last resort, not first treatment to try. Chiropractors often help back pain but may not help arm and shoulder pain. I advise a family doc or physiatrist (Doc specializing in Physical Medicine). They may refer you to a physical therapist. Acupuncture and micro-current may help you as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consider a DO: You might want to seek out an osteopathic physician (do) who uses osteopathic manipulation to treat low back pain. Not only can they use similar manipulative techniques as the chiropractor, they can also treat whatever medical problems you have, giving you a full-spectrum of care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Remedy for neck pain and ear pain due to refer pain? Any immediate assistance would be appreciated.
Other options better: The best choice may be neither! orthopedic docs are surgeons & most back pain does not need surgery. Chiropractors specialize in adjustments which may help, but much back pain is muscular & while many chiropractors are great, many aren't. I would advised seeing an osteopath who specializes in gentle manipulation or a doctor who specializes in physical medicine. See my comment for more information:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have chronic neck and back pain, possibly fibromayalgia.I need to find a good pain management doctor in south houston. Any recommendations?
See a doctor: It could certainly be just a muscular issue but could be other things well. That's why you should get it checked our. ...Read more
The osteopath can: Evaluate and treat you and if no improvement, refer, if necessary, to the appropriate specialist. The good news that most issues related to the spine get better over time no matter who treats you. ...Read more
Orthopaedic Surg: Orthopaedic surgeons specialize in treating this area. There are also subspecialist who specialize in one area or another. ...Read more
Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?
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