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How can you ease back pain quickly and without drugs of any sort?

How can you ease back pain quickly and without drugs of any sort?

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. Back support can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Do statin drugs cause back pain?

Do statin drugs cause back pain?

Maybe: Statins are associated with myagias (muscle pain). Usually this is in the legs. Depending on the timing your pain may be associated with the statins. Talk to your doctor, see if there are med changes you could make. If there is no association, you would be fine on the statins. ...Read more

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What is the drug of choice of arthritis & back pain?

What is the drug of choice of arthritis & back pain?

No such thing: There are many good arthritis drugs and the drug of choice is more individual than anything. I use Mobic (meloxicam) and Duexis the most due to less stomach upset. ...Read more

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What to do for chronic back pain without taking drugs?

What to do for chronic back pain without taking drugs?

Chronic back pain: Moist heat to the painful area can help relax tense muscles; stretching exercises can also help relax muscle spasm. Therapeutic massage feels good and relaxes muscles to relieve pain. Osteopathic manipulation or chiropractic can relax stiff muscles as well as relieve pressure on nerves & realign structures. ...Read more

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What do you think I should do for chronic back pain excluding drugs?

What do you think I should do for chronic back pain excluding drugs?

Chronic Back Pain: Exercise, stretching, and strengthening is the key to most pain conditions. A tailored program can be developed with your physician taking in account your other medical issues if any. ...Read more

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Can statins cause back pain. Are some people unable to tolerate these drugs.?

Can statins cause back pain.
Are some people unable to tolerate these drugs.?

Statin intolerance: Back pain is not the usual complaint but it's possible. Yes, some people are truly statin intolerant but many who think they are truly aren't . It's confusing so talk to your physician. ...Read more

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Back pain when on the Accutane drug, is this something I should worry about?

Possible cause: Accutane can be associated with same symptoms as vitamin a toxicity. Headache, bone/ joint pain, muscle pain with weakness, and abdominal pain to name a few. I would recommend conferring with your pcp to determine if medication is indeed the cause or if further work-up is needed. ...Read more

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Hi, I take 12 panel drug tests and I'm in a lot of back pain right now. I have a 5% 700mg Lidocaine patch, will I pop hot?

Hi, I take 12 panel drug tests and I'm in a lot of back pain right now. I have a 5% 700mg Lidocaine patch, will I pop hot?

I dont think so: I don't know what 'pop hot' means. If you mean, get a positive result on the blood test, the answer is no. Lidocaine is not related to the drugs that they test for on drug testing. It's not addictive. It's not a psychoactive drug. ...Read more

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Don't want to keep taking drugs for back pain, any natural remedies or anything i can do? Already exercise and did pt

Don't want to keep taking drugs for back pain, any natural remedies or anything i can do? Already exercise and did pt

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include physical therapy, medication, injections, surgery ... If you don't like to take medication and you completed physical therapy, you might benefit from steroid injection. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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