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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. William Singer
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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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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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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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How should I relieve lower back soreness?

How should I relieve lower back soreness?

Heat & stretching: There are many causes of lower back pain. The mass majority of patients with pain will resolve with the application of moist or dry heat to the area combined stretching exercises and otc nsaids. If the pain persist over 2 weeks, then you seek help from your pcp to establish the correct diagnosis . She/he will determine if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate lower back pain?

How can I alleviate lower back pain?

See below: Lose weight if overweight. Use proper lifting techniques (legs not back; don't lift & twist: turn whole body). Try otc NSAID for pain/inflammation. Stretching. If not enough, see doc for rx pain med & muscle relaxer. Give time for different combo's. Still not enough: see pain management physician. Pool exercises usually well tolerated by back pts. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

Find the cause: See a doctor to find out the cause. Ligament instability is often a big cause and can be rectifies with prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org or www.Proloshot.Com to get help finding a doctor and understanding the problem. ...Read more

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How can you cure lower back pain?

How can you cure lower back pain?

See below: Your pain is likely a back strain. 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 I do to manage lower back pain?

What can I do to manage lower back pain?

Stretching: Core strenthening, heat, light stretching and anti-infklammatories are a good start. ...Read more

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How can you ease lower abdominal pain?

Depends on the cause: To find relief from any pain in lower abdomen you need to know what is causing the pain.We can only know thae cause of pain by getting a detailed history and doing a physical exam.And if need be doing some tests some time, like blood, urine, stool and/or imaging like ct scan/ultrasound exam etc so if pain is persistant get it checked by your doctor or go to er. ...Read more

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How do you get over lower back pain?

How do you get over  lower back pain?

A lot!: Lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise & activity modification. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Most back pains do get better on their own as well. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve my upper back pain?

What do you suggest to relieve my upper back pain?

Pain to touch?: This is usually the sign of a bruise, spasm, or tendinitis. Pain to the touch is not likely nerve related. If the pain is between the spine and your shoulder blade, i would consider levator syndrome (muscle irritation) likely due to posture especially computer work. Rest, ice, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches (capsacian patches) are good. Change your posture, monitor at eye level. ...Read more

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What can I do to eliminate lower back pain during yoga?

Modify poses: Assuming your back pain etiology is clear, and you are comfortable enough to stretch your body with yoga, then modify the poses (asanas) to minimalize pain yet still engaging your body to stretch. Bolsters, folded blankets, blocks, all of these aids can allow you to be in a pose comfortably and remain in the pose long enough to obtain the benefits desired. ...Read more

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What to do if severe lower back pain?

Get it looked at: Severe, truly severe, back pain needs to be evaluated by a physician. Likely a musculoskeletal condition, but other more dangerous conditions need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What should I do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

What should I do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

Prolotherapy: This could be ligament sprain and lumbar instability and it causes the sever low back pain. A prolotherapist could help you. Find one near you at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. Or www.Proloshot.Com. ...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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How do u relieve lower back pain during pregnancy?

How do u relieve lower back pain during pregnancy?

Several ways: First make sure it is not related to a urinary tract infection. Otherwise, if ok with your doctor, exercise can help as well as local treatnents like massage and heat applications. As you get bigger, a pregnancy harness may also help. Make sure you do not but on excessive weight.. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent lower back pain?

Be lucky, very lucky: 80% of all people will have significant back pain during their lifetime. So prevention is a bit of a loaded term. However, core strength and good ergonomics go a long way at minimizing back pain complaints. Do not smoke. That is about the only significant influence that can be modified. Avoid reaching and lifting/bending away from the body especially heavy weight. The rest is truly chance. ...Read more

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What should I do to eliminate lower back pain?

What should I do to eliminate 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 I do to reduce severe back pain?

Diagnosis: See a spine specialist or pain management doctor to diagnosis the exact cause of your pain treat diagnosis withevidence based medicine or embark on a palliative pain program treat the pain several options available. ...Read more

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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)

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