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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

Human growth hormone is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. It is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea sized structure at the ...Read more


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Does HGH help with back pain?

Does HGH help with back pain?

No: Although it can improve muscle tone which in turn can give more muscle support for the spine. ...Read more

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I want to take HGH to reduce my back pain, but i'm wondering if it will trigger an anxiety attack?

I want to take HGH to reduce my back pain, but i'm wondering if it will trigger an anxiety attack?

Neither: Hgh is not likely to have any effect on back pain. It may have some modest effects on body compostion and overall sense of well-being. And hgh therapy is not associated ith anxiety other than fear of (basically painless) injections. ...Read more

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How does stretching my hamstrings help with back pain?

How does stretching my hamstrings help with back pain?

Decrease stresses : By making the hamstrings more flexible, your pelvis positioning can change reducing stresses across the lower back. ...Read more

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Do you think a butt augmentation would help with back pain?

Do you think a butt augmentation would help with back pain?

NO: You need to get your back evaluated to see why your back hurts. Getting butt augmentation may make back pain worse actually, so see a spine specialist first to evaluate this before proceeding with your procedure. ...Read more

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Define when it says get help with back pain for free from us doctors?

Define when it says get help with back pain for free from us doctors?

Where'd u read this?: www.healthtap.com provides free services from US licensed physicians to anyone worldwide who posts medically oriented questions for all to see/read. You can, of course, pay for more personalized assistance & care, perhaps medications, but not controlled substances. Given that this is done online (possibly via video), physical examination is not possible. We may be able to interpret some tests. ...Read more

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What are some recommended exercises to help with back pain between the shoulder blades?

Neck exercises: Most commonly pain between shoulder blades is as a result of cervical degeneration and loss of normal alignment. So exercise needs to include building up neck muscles and squeezing shoulder blades squeezing together and holding together for three seconds. ...Read more

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I need to find a dr to get help with back pain?

I need to find a dr to get help with back pain?

Ned to find a doctor: Welcome to HealthTap! Please understand my bias as a Family Doc & Geriatrician, so I believe that everyone should have a primary care doctor that s/he can claim as their own to help direct their care. You can start w/your local (county) medical society or state's Academy of Family Physicians. Or check out nearby (non-orphan) medical school or Family Medicine residency. Or make Virtual Consult here ...Read more

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Will putting your bed on the floor help with back pain issues?

Results may vary: It probably won't hurt to try, but success isn't assured. Firming up the bed probably decreases the curve your spine is asked to conform to while you sleep, which may decrease pain. If this worked for everyone, there wouldn't be dozens of other remedies out there. ...Read more

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How to help with back pain. I am a cashier at Walmart and always have discomfort. :/?

How to help with back pain. I am a cashier at Walmart and always have discomfort. :/?

Need to know cause: There are many possible causes, and first you need to know what it is. Is your weight good? Is it worse from standing? Your shoes or your posture may be important. Is it affected by fatigue? A lot of standing cashiers have this problem, and there may be a solution the veteran workers know about. For other people, a doctor visit, testing, and sometimes physical therapy are helpful. ...Read more

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Could chiropractors help with back pain?

Could chiropractors help with back pain?

Often: Chiropractors are often helpful especially with musculoskeletal pain. Sometimes their treatments treat the cause, while other times just help the pain without medications. The cause of the pain is always a factor in what will/will not help. They have been around a long time and help many people. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could chiropractors help with back pain?

Yes: Yes they most certainly can. They are well trained and very knowledgeable. I believe you should also see a person who specializes in backs like a rehab doctor (physiatrist) and a physical therapist, massage therapist, acupuncturist, pain management doctor. All these different specialties bring something different to the table. I would choose one person to quarterback the plan forward, even you. ...Read more

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Will exercising help with back pain after taking epidural labor shot?

Will exercising help with back pain after taking epidural labor shot?

Back pain: After pregnancy is not caused by an epidural needle but by loose ligaments in your spine caused by Progesterone and overall core muscle weakness. Exercise will help with back pain caused by weak core muscles. ...Read more

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How can spinal decompression help with back pain?

How can  spinal decompression help with back pain?

Traction: By spinal decompression i will assume that you mean traction, such as using a vax-d or similar machine. The concept of traction is to restore lost disc height, which can result in improved spinal canal diameter and reduced nerve pinching. The problem with traction is that it is often temporary - in other words, once out of traction, the spine gradually settles back to its original state. ...Read more

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Can sleeping on a hard surface help with back pain?

Can sleeping on a hard surface help with back pain?

Some think so but: I do not think it helps. It actually may make things worse. That said , a saggy bed is really bad and more support in bed can keep the spine in alignment during sleep and be helpful. ...Read more

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What does spinal decompression do to help with back pain?

What does spinal decompression do to help with back pain?

Relief the pressure: Spinal decompression is a term that describes the relief of pressure on one or many pinched nerves of the spinal column. Spinal decompression can be achieved both surgically and non-surgically and is used to treat conditions that result in chronic back pain such as disc bulge, disc herniation, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat/ reduce pain? I heard injection of steroids into the spine will help with back pain. True? What else?

What can be done to treat/ reduce pain? I heard injection of steroids into the spine will help with back pain. True? What else?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (mid back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine cream or ointment help with back pain?

Yes, Lido 20% patch: It's used to relief moderate muscle and/or joint pain. Ask your health care provider if Lidocaine 20% patch won't interact with other medicines that you take. ...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