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How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

Depends on cause: Chronic low back pain (lumbago) can be treated with medications, therapy, home exercise and even injections. It depends on the history of the back problem, the physical examination and sometimes diagnostic imaging. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

Lumbago, old term: 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 lumbar spine (low 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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How does the chiropractor treat you for chronic lumbago?

How does the chiropractor treat you for chronic lumbago?

Variable: The mainstays of traditional chrpiropractic care are manipulation, heat, electric stim and some mobilization and possibly some exercises. ...Read more

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For those out their with chronic lumbago or any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

For those out their with chronic lumbago or any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

Usually nonoperative: Most cases are treated with life style modification including weight control, exercise, smoking cessation and correct body mechanics with occasional suggestions that can include simple back support and use of medication when indicated ranging from over the counter varieties to prescription ones. Sonetimes a course of physical therapy may be a used to learn proper mechanics and exercise routines. ...Read more

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Any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

Any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retrrain them to fire before the back muscles do.. ...Read more

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How do doctors treat chronic bronchitis?

How do doctors treat chronic bronchitis?

Bronchodilation: First one must remove all irritants of the bronchi such as cigarette smoking, bedroom dust, animal danders which will keep bronchitis going and if for many months will become chronic bronchitis and injure your bronchi which then becomes a more serious and prolonged problem with increasing difficulty to clear. ...Read more

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How can I treat discitis?

How can I treat discitis?

Be seen: The definition of discitis is an infection of the disc not just inflammation. You need to be seen by your physician for this. You can also see an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner because that will help relieve pain and chinese herbs can augment what your regular physician suggests. ...Read more

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How can a doctor treat chronic pain?

How can a doctor treat chronic pain?

Chronic pain: Pain management specialist evaluates you & recommend treatment based on the type of pain, duration, severity, etc. ...Read more

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How to treat of funiculitis?

How to treat of funiculitis?

Funiculitis: It will require antibiotics orally or IV if severed signs of infection is observed . ...Read more

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How to treat to treat arthritis in the feet?

How to treat to treat arthritis in the feet?

It depends: It really depends on the areas of the foot involved and the severity of the involvement. Many people may be helped bu simply using arch supports or orthotics in their shoes. Surgery is a last resort in most cases. ...Read more

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How are opioids used to manage chronic pain

How are opioids used to manage chronic pain

Optional Opioids: Opioid medications are a powerful and effective means to manage chronic pain, however they should not always be the first line of treatment. Some chronic pain is chronic because of poor rehabilitation from an acute injury and other times the exact source of the problem is not discovered and managed appropriately. Thorough repeat exams along with opioids are your best long term option. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic depression?

How can I treat chronic depression?

Chronic Depression: Medications and therapy have a higher likelihood of improving depression over the long run than either one of these treatments alone. Seeking treatment with a psychiatrist and a therapist are your best options for treating either a chronic or an acute depression. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat chronic trochanteric bursitis?

What can I do to treat chronic trochanteric bursitis?

Exercise, injection: The total program can include physical therapy, exercise and even injections. Your diagnosis needs to be confirmed. Exercise can be crucial to your relief. Physicial therapy can guide you under direction of your physician. Injections can also lead to relief. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic epididymitis?

How can I treat chronic epididymitis?

Difficult problem: Chronic epididymitis is difficult to treat as the cause is unknown, and there haven't been enough studies to determine the best treatment. Antibiotics usually don't help and there is varying success with NSAIDS and other medications. Removal of the epididymus has cured the pain in many, but not all, patients. Nevertheless, there is a 60-90% chance it will cure the pain.Get more urological opinions ...Read more

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How do doctors commonly treat back pain?

How do doctors commonly treat back pain?

Pain medicine and: Anti-inflammtory medications, muscle relaxant and physical therapy. ...Read more

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How to treat arthritis without medicine?

How to treat arthritis without medicine?

Diet: There are diets that are very much anti inflammatory and then there are foods that promote inflammation and should be avoided. ...Read more

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How are prostate diseases diagnosed? How do doctors know how severe it is?

How are prostate diseases diagnosed? How do doctors know how severe it is?

Several ways.: Prostate diseases are diagnosed a number of different ways: by assessing patient symptoms and signs, by physical exam, by imagining such as ct, mri, or ultrasound, cystoscopy, or by biopsy. Assessing severity depends on the type of prostate disease: BPH severity depends on symptoms and cystoscopic findings, cancer depends on biopsy grade & clinical stage, infection depends on symptoms and imaging. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat liver inflammation? How good are the treatments?

What can you do to treat liver inflammation?  How good are the treatments?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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How can you treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

How can you treat chronic fatigue syndrome?

Many things!: Exercise. Most chronic fatigue patients are whoefully deconditioned. It makes no difference: chicken or egg. Exercise has been shown to lessen fatigue. Sleep regular hours, but do not over sleep. Finally, your doctor can prescribed low dose Nuvigil or provigil. ...Read more

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