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How Can I Take Back Pain Away I Have Severe Scoliosios
Surgery: When non-operative measures fail, then surgical intervention to stabilize and correct the scoliosis is the appropriate treatment. Corrective surgery will help correct the imbalance of weight distribution, which is a major disabling pain generating feature of severe scoliosis. In severe cases, there may also be nerve root compressions and arthritis that surgery can correct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about .5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read more
See your dentist: broken teeth are like broken bone, what would you do if you broke your arm, you need to have some one put it together or take it away, up to you to decide. Pain killers such as ibuprofen and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be found at the pharmacy, nothing else can be done without seeing the dentist or going to the ER. ...Read more
Get checked out: The question is why are you having such severe pain. You need to be examined and your pain further evaluated to identify the cause so the appropriate treatment plan can be developed. You should see your primary doc first and they can refer you to a specialist if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, go to ER: If you feel that is a medical emergency do not hesitate and go to ER. However, back pain is a is a very common chronic condition, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended and no need for ER. ...Read more
I get presrciption cyclobenzaprine for my severe back pain, but right now I have a bad cold. Can I take NyQuil or will bad things happen?
You can with caution: They both can make you somewhat sleepy so you have to careful especially during the day or while driving ...Read more
I am experiencing severe back pain and neck strain I have klippel feil and scoliosis what can I do about the pain?
Spineuniverse.com: Look up the above address and find flexion exercises for the low back. Do these gently. Williams flexion exercises help people greatly with low back pain. See your family md for evaluation and assistance if it can't be better with conservative treatment. Try nsaids, rest, and ice or heat. ...Read more
Sever very sever back pain I have degenerative arthritis and scoliosis early stages please help hurting really bad no man it's that I can take what do I do?
Seek help: See a rheumatologist, spine doctor or pain specialist and have the cause of the pain documented and treated. ...Read more
Osteopath: 51 y with chronic "neck, back & hip pain". No mention of acute or repetitive mechanical injuries. This constellation of symptoms is often seen in cases of fibromyalgia (FM). FM seems to have multiple vectors of injury, which vary from one sufferer to the other. Rheumatologists are skillful at discerning this diagnosis. Osteopaths are skillful at discovering attendant soft tissue pain generators. ...Read more
Neuropathy: Pain generated by nerve problems can be due to compressive lesion (radiculopathy or pinched nerve) or metabolic or immune nerve condition (neuropathy). This could be treated with medications like cymbalta, lyrica, (pregabalin) amitriptyline, nortriptyline, tegretol, and neurontin. Removing the offending problem should be the main goal. For example, in diabetic patients weight loss and strict sugar control. ...Read more
Tips: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through die) with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also disipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. Heat. ...Read more
Let me explain: It depend on the degree of kyphosis you have wither you need any special treatment surgically or by physiotherapy, if your case does not require any surgical treatment, you could some exercises and use advil (ibuprofen) if you can. You log on this web site for the exercises. http://www.pilates-back-joint-exercise.com/kyphosis-exercise.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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