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Doctor insights on: Dachshund Back Problems

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Could I have back problems without pain ?

Could I have back problems without pain ?

Yes. There can be : Certain presentations of neurologic symptoms or findings like numbness, tingling, weakness, bowel/bladder control issues, balance and gait problems or dexterity problems associated with disc herniations, spinal stenosis, myleopathy, tumors, blood vessel malformations , syringomyelia , spinal instability as examples. ...Read more

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Can ab workouts cause back problems?

Can ab workouts cause back problems?

Yes: Doing an ab workout with improper technique can significantly affect the back. Squeezing the stomach and moving slowly can help. ...Read more

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How do you beat back problem lumbago?

How do you beat back problem lumbago?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retarin them to fire before the gluteal muscles.. ...Read more

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How can I soothe lower back problems?

How can I soothe lower back problems?

Several ways: You must be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Make sure to have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Most people remain functional without spine surgery for back pain. You may need additional treatment that may include physical rherapy, medication as well as possible pain management techniques. Back support can help. ...Read more

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Can't walk for long due to back problem?

Can't walk for long due to back problem?

What is What it: the question...YES some back problems ESPECIALLY SPINAL STENOSIS result in difficulty WALKING ('Spinal Claudication) Evaluation/Treatment by a SPINE SPECIALIST is your best bet! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Is Pilates exercise good for back problems?

Is Pilates exercise good for back problems?

Back issue: Any exercise program which is consistent, emphasizes core strenghening and stretching is valuable for healing most situations which involve the back. One key aspect Is to start slowly and increase incrementally If one stops for awhile then you adjust accordingly by decreasing time and intensity of your program . ...Read more

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Does being overweight cause back problems ?

Does being overweight cause back problems ?

LBP & overweight.: Being overweight can cause the spine to acquire a mechanically disadvantageous amount of curvature, which can lead to pains. ...Read more

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How do you beat back problems like lumbago?

How do you beat back problems like lumbago?

Exercise: Exercises and otc nsaids may provide with the relief you seek. If pain persist see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can back problems cause sexual disfunction?

Can back problems cause sexual disfunction?

Usually not directly: --but indirectly due 2 pain experienced during sex can cause things 2 go south. Also some people R very sensitive 2 muscle relaxants & pain medication. ...Read more

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Any advice on how to prevent back problems later?

Any advice on how to prevent back problems later?

Avoidance : Proper body mechanics is the first step in prevention of back and neck problems. http://www.drugs.com/cg/using-good-body-mechanics.htm. ...Read more