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Could A More Supportive Bra Help Relieve My Back Pain
Will a back brace help alleviate my lower back pain? I have lower back pain pretty often. Will wearing a back brace help alleviate it?
Maybe.: To know whether a back brace will help your pain, you need to know what's causing it. The back brace is best used in the acute setting, for a short duration when pain is severe. If you haven't already, make an appointment with your physician to discuss your symptoms and how long you have been in pain. He/she may refer you to a spine specialist for further examination and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The pain from a herniated disc is due both to pinched nerves and to reactive muscle spasms. The heat will help relieve the muscle spasm related pain. Typically nerve pain will be more responsive to application of cold packs. Generally speaking, pain is a very subjective experience. Whether heat or cold works better for you depends on your individual sensation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can do both: If you have back pain, some yoga postions will stretch you beyond your level of comfort. You may have shortened painful muscles as the cause of your back pain. You may need treatment to relax and lengthen your muscles and reduce your pain before yoga can be successfully used to enhance your conditioning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excruciating Chest Pain after taking percocet. Pain is in between my breasts around breastbone area. Laying flat on my stomach on the hard floor relieves some pain. Can you help me figure this out please? Thank you!
Nerve irritation: If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it.Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a. ...Read more
Natural rx back pain: Walking, walking, walking! proper posture with good supports in your chairs when sitting and in your mattress at night. An additional back roll (foam) may help. Moist heat on the muscles may help, or alternating hot packs with cold packs. Exercises like yoga to do gentle stretches and improve flexibiilty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good evaluation : This is a very very frequent situation . It needs to be fully evaluated by a neurologist to understand the compromise you have and if it is progresive . If the pain you are having could be atributed to the disk and if you have advancement of the compression the treatment is surgical . Physical therapy analgesia and wimming are good alternative treatments. ...Read more
I've got a terrible back ache in shoulder blades and lower back due to rugby injuries. How do I cure or relieve the pain? It's exruciating! please help
Can an electric massager like relax&tone worsen my pain in shoulders&back due to fibromyalgia.Could I use it on painful muscles.Please help me out .?
Not generally: The treatment for fibromyalgia is very complex and involves treating body, mind, and soul. A massager is okay for relaxing the muscles, but you need to be evaluated and fully treated. Physical therapy, proper sleep, certain medications, and exercise r all part of the treatment plan. Fibromyalgia is a very complex pain syndrome that cannot be treated as just a simple muscle ache would. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chronic pain between my shoulder blades and my sternum is sore. Omt, muscle relaxers, and pain killers help temporarily. Is there a fix?
Having sharp pain in back of right heel extending to ankle. Padding, stretching, and NSAIDs don't help. What might be wrong?
this is sindhu suffering from upper back pain near shoulders. If i wear brasier i get more pain. How to get relieved from this pain?
Back pain,yes.: Other pains would see a medical doctor for.. ...Read more
A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more
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