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How to treat a back spasm?

How to treat a back spasm?

Time, heat, rest and: Otc medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) as well as nsaids if no medical reasons not to use them . Massage may help as can acupuncture. Otherwise , if there is no resolution after a few days, then you may need an evaluation for a diagnosis and treatment specific to that diagnosis (like a diac herniation) with possible pt, medication, injections. Tens unit, etc. ...Read more

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How to cure a lower back ache?

How to cure a lower back ache?

Cannot cure: You cannot really cure lower back pain; you could manage the discomfort and reduce muscle tension and then exercise to protect the rein jury of muscle. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a lower back strain?

What can you do to treat a lower back strain?

Conservative care: Often times, conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications will work. It would also be reasonable to try massage, ice or heat, or over the counter creams such as aspercreme or capsaicin creme. See a physician if your symptoms do not improve - an MRI may be needed for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to treat lower back pain?

How to treat lower back pain?

Stretch !: Stretching our back and joints is important, just standing and stretching every so often will help. Proper "restorative sleep" , hydration, wight control and ergonomic measures at work and home will help. Progressive symptoms, leg weakness and changes in bladder or bowel habits must be evaluated ! ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat lower back pain if you're a weightlifter?

What's the best way to treat lower back pain if you're a weightlifter?

Lifting injuries: Neck or back pain that starts with a lifting event usually suggests poor technique. Reaching away from the body, then bending/twisting while lifting is asking for problems. If pain is recent, in the midline, and getting better, then nothing to do. Rest, ice, otc pain meds, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better, but requires md prescription. ...Read more

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How to sleep with a upper back spasm?

How to sleep with a upper back spasm?

However is : Comfortable generally avoiding sleeping on your stomach for neck or back issues. Some prefer having a pillow under their knees or a large pillow to use and hold if lying on either side with a relatively flat pillow to support the head keeping it in line with the shoulders. Use of otc medication if no medical reasons not to use them can help. If symptoms persist or worsen, see a physician. ...Read more

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How to treat a muscle pain?

How to treat a muscle pain?

Depend upon location: You need first to stablish the ethiology of the muscle pain are you taking statins, are you overusing it? And is that is the case you need a cool downd period following by streching eexercises.Need to know which muscle is involved and where in your body is the pain located at.Different muscle groups have different ethiologies for the pain and different treatments. ...Read more

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How to treat the lower abdominal pain?

How to treat the lower abdominal pain?

Lower abdominal pain: By definition, lower abdominal pain means pain below the umbilicus. This means that the pain stems from any organ or structure below the umbilicus. There is a broad differential diagnosis for lower abdominal pain and i advise you to have your symptoms checked by your primary physician to set a plan of action to identify and treat the soarce of your pain. ...Read more

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How can you treat a pulled muscle in my upper arm?

How can you treat a pulled muscle in my upper arm?

Ice it 1st 48 hrs: And baby the arm. Then heat or ice after. Use Ibuprofen or naproxen, and/or a muscle relaxant for pain. Starting using the arm more like normal after 1st 2 days, gradually if possible. Avoid the activity that pulled the muscle! ...Read more

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How can you treat muscle spasms in back?

How can you treat muscle spasms in back?

NSAIDs and exercise: 85% of us will have an episode of back pain at some point in our lives. The treatment is generally non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, light exercise. Physical therapy and muscle relaxers can also be helpful. The pain generally improves over a few weeks. ...Read more

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How to treat lower back pain, spinal manipulate?

See below: There are many ways to treat low back pain. Manipulation by a chiropractor or osteopath is an option. Physical therapy is worth a try. Try heat and otc nsaids. You could also see a pain specialist who may be able to offer treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat back pain in my ribs?

How to treat back pain in my ribs?

See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more

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How to relieve a cramp in neck?

How to relieve a cramp in neck?

Muscle relaxants: If the cramp is caused by muscle cramp in the neck muscles, you need to do gentle massage, hot shower, and a muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

Osteopathic Doctor: If conventional examinations haven't found the cause or conventional treatments haven't relieved the pain, consider an evaluation by an osteopathic physician, especially one who specializes in hands-on diagnosis and osteopathic manipulation. They can often find the cause and/or treat it when others can't. ...Read more

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How to treat a sore back and hips from lifing?

How to treat a sore back and hips from lifing?

Rest/Meds: Soreness from lifting may respond to Lidoderm patches (numbs the area), physical therapy, injections, alleve, tens unit, massage, etc. Focus on resting for 2-3 days before returning to weight lifting and changing your regimen possibly using less free weights to better isolate the muscle group and place less strain on back/hip. Discuss with pcp, pain specialists or sport medicine physician. ...Read more

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How to treat a relaxer burn on the back of your neck?

How to treat a relaxer burn on the back of your neck?

Evaluation: Chemical burns from use of relaxers for hair straightening are not unusual. The treatment really depends on the extent of the burn and the type of symptoms you are having. Application of a topical antibiotic helps prevent the development of a secondary infection but you should see your physician to determine if any other treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do for lower back muscle spasms?

What can I do for lower back muscle spasms?

Rest: Rest, ice and gentle stretching. If not effective, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a muscle spasm in my lower back?

How can I get rid of a muscle spasm in my lower back?

Stretching, modality: Learning a good stretching regimine for your back is the foundation of good back health. Also making sure you have good back support when you sit and good shock absorbing shoes. Use of modalities such as ice, heat or electrical stimuation therapy (tens) are also helpful. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain and it is up to spine and right leg muscle too and muscle spasm and also some gastrointestinal issue i want help to cure it?

I have lower back  pain and it is up to spine and right leg muscle too and muscle spasm and also some gastrointestinal issue i want help to cure it?

Need to know cause: Once cause known, treatment options come next. Mri of lower back, rehab doctor evaluation can help answer that question. Neurologist, and your own doctor not a bad place to start. ...Read more