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How to help a sore upper back, shoulders and neck? I sit and work at laptop all day.

How to help a sore upper back, shoulders and neck? I sit and work at laptop all day.

Use a standing desk: Recent studies show that it may be better for your posture to stand rather than sit at a desk. Also standing may make you live longer. Check out the following links: (www.Wired.Com/gadgetlab/2012/05/ditch-your-office-chair-for-a-new-standing-desk/) and (www.Lifehacker.Com/5735528/why-and-how-i-switched-to-a-standing-desk). ...Read more

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How can I get help for back soreness?

How can I get help for back soreness?

See PCP: If you have back soreness that persist , i would recommend that you see your family physician to establish a correct diagnosis. Once that it established then there are many treatment options! ...Read more

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How can I treat my sore back?

How can I treat my sore back?

Check out: You have to know what is the cuase for the sore back befor you could start the treatment.Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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What can I do for a sore back?

What can I do for a sore back?

Supportive care: Rest, avoiding heavy lifting and excessive twisting can help. Ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatories are often helpful. Heat or ice may help as well. Gentle stretching and strengthening exercises for the core back mucles can help as well. It may take several days to week for a sore back to be relieved. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate a sore back?

How can I alleviate a sore back?

Depends on reason: So many causes of sore back. If it's a long standing low back issue then laying on your back on the floor with your legs on sofa helps with small movement of bringing your tail bone to your belly button works. A great physical therapist working on your core is best with some ibuprofen. Yoga/pilates is a great starting point. If you have pain that radiates or incapacitates you, see your doc. ...Read more

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How can one fix a really sore back?

How can one fix a really sore back?

Most are self limit: Most just get better with time, activity modification and heat or hot showers combined with light exercise and cardiovascular exercise. Otc medication can help as can life style changes like weight control, regular exercise and avoiding smoking. Good sleeping habits and a good mattress make a difference .Make sure you have good vitamin d intake and calcium intake. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve my sore back?

What can I do to relieve my sore back?

Exercise: Flexibility & strengthening exercises. Good posture, good mattress. ...Read more

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How do you get a fix a really sore back?

SEE PCP: First we cannot"fix" a sore back. We are able to provide treatment that may lessen your pain or completely relieve your pain. It all first begin with a proper diagnosis. See your pcp and get started now toward relief and good health. ...Read more

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Should I work out with light weights if sore back?

Should I work out with light weights if sore back?

Opposed to what?: Best to let back heal before engaging in work-out, but it's not prohibited. Light weights better than heavy weights. ...Read more

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I'm taking care of my sore back. What should I do?

Knowing more: Best to first have reason for sore back assessed. Typically if nothing worrisome found in interview and on exam, then a course of physical therapy will be recommended, sometimes with use of simple analgesics (otc). Getting a lifelong good home exercise program, choosing healthy foods, and addressing chronic stress are always useful for back issues, but check out reason first. ...Read more