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How do you relieve your lower back pain?

How do you relieve your lower back pain?

See below: Back pain is usually self limiting. Heat, nsaids and rest are usually all it takes. Try a massage. If all that fails your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer for you. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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 does one relieve lower back pain?

How does one relieve lower back pain?

See below: Back pain is usually self limiting heat, nsaids and rest are usually all it takes. Try a massage. If all that fails your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer for you. ...Read more

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Any tricks to relieve lower back pain?

See below: Back pain is usually self limiting. Heat, nsaids and rest are usually all it takes. Try a massage. If all that fails your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer for you. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve lower back pain?

What can you do to relieve lower back pain?

Back workout: Take Naproxen (aleve) twice a day and rest until your pain is gone. Then try the balanced circuit training exercises shown here: http://youtu.Be/godiqsneusu. ...Read more

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How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

Most of back pain: Can get better if you stay active, avoid positions and activities that may increase or cause back pain.Hen you no longer have acute pain, you may be ready for gentle strengthening exercises for your stomach, back, and legs, and perhaps for some stretching exercises. Exercise may not only help decrease low back pain, but it may also help you recover faster, prevent prevent reinjury to your back. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to relieve lower back pain?

Low back pain: Staying fit is usually very helpful. If you are overweight, lose weight. Start regular exercises and stay active. Avoid prolonged sitting (follow a rule of 10/10 - standup for at least 10 sec every 10 min). Back muscles when toned up, are very helpful to the spine. Swimming regularly provides a low impact very effective exercise. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way or fastest way to relieve lower back pain?

What is the easiest way or fastest way to relieve lower back pain?

Home remedy: Avoid heavy lifting, stooping, and strenuous activities but continue normal daily activity. It's important not to sit and lay around all day. Heat or ice can help as well as Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). If pain persists for more than 1 month, you need to go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can 400mg iburofen help relieve lower back pain?

Can 400mg iburofen help relieve lower back pain?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammation medication (nsaids). It's used as pain killer. It is effective for lower back pain. If your symptoms are not improved/resolved with ibuprofen, please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is better to relieve lower back pain: ibuprofin, paracetomol or voltaren (diclofenac)?

What is better to relieve lower back pain: ibuprofin, paracetomol or voltaren (diclofenac)?

Depends: Ibuprofen and voltaren (diclofenac) are related and theoretically would affect low back pain the same way. Paracetamol or Acetaminophen is less likely to work because it doesn't have anti inflammatory effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to relieve lower back pain?

What are the side effects of using kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to relieve lower back pain?

Usually minimal if: Usually none/minimal unless diabetic (elevate blood sugars) or have been on steroids chronically affecting horomonal balance. Local soreness or flush sensation/redness of skin can occur. Rarely, aseptic necrosis of bone can occur. Fat necrosis at local site of injection as well is possible or local nerve injury. Via epidural route, possible spinal headache or aseptic or chemical meningitis. ...Read more

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How to get relief from lower back pain?

Multifactorial: Chronic low back pain requires a multifactorial approach. Eliminating stress, incorporating yoga or swimming into your exercise regime, having an osteopathic or chiropractic adjustment, exploring acupuncture are just a few things i would recommend. Of course you should be informed by a specialist as to your diagnosis, usually through having an MRI to eliminate any extreme dangerous condition. ...Read more

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What is the best way to releive lower back pain?

Exercise: There are many studies on the subject of lower back pain. The majority suggest the best method of controlling chronic lower back pain is exercise to create core strength and loose weight. I also suggest daily stretching and core strength exercises. You can find these exercises at: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve my lower back pain?

What do you suggest to relieve my lower back pain?

Low back pain: Work on strengthening your core muscles (low back and abdomen) through a low impact routine. Stretching is very important and can include traction, knees to chest, pelvic tilts, etc. A medicine ball is a good tool. These exercises can be guided by a therapist or chiropractor with other modalities as well. More aggressive options include cortisone injections. See your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve long term lower back pain?

What can you do to relieve long term lower back pain?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of chronic low back pain so treatment varies. You will need to have a proper evaluation of your back to see what treatment options are available for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could relieve my lower back pain?

Can you tell me how I could relieve my lower back pain?

OTC Medication: Trial a combination of Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg four times a day and Naproxen as directed. If you've had it for some time, find a doctor who does 'trigger point injections' and sacroiliac ligament injections. If not improved with those, an MRI might be ordered to see if there is disk disease. Spinal manipulation by an Osteopath (DO) can help and they can also perform the injections and refer for MRI. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to relieve my left lower back pain?

Can you tell me how to relieve my left lower back pain?

Depends: If this is new, especially if it's related to a fall or trauma, then you need to be seen by your doctor or the er right away. If this is a chronic problem, then the most effective therapies are intense exercise daily, core strengthening, hamstring flexibility, and a healthy anti-inflammatory diet. Occasionally a change in footwear or your mattress can help too. ...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