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My groin /thigh are sore to touch, could this be hip bursitis? It hurts when getting out of chair and of bed. Inversion table caused more pain.

My groin /thigh are sore to touch, could this be hip bursitis? It hurts when getting out of  chair and of bed. Inversion table caused more pain.

Not likely: Groin pain that is tender is more likely tendonitis or muscle strain injury. Hip bursitis is much more common on the 'outside' of your hip( greater trochanter)and usually is painful to sleep on the affected side. See your physician soon for examination and to ' rule out' more serious conditions( blood clot).Best of luck.! ...Read more

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Is it normal for back pain to increase after the first use of inversion table? Should i contunue? Desperate to find sciatica relife from bulging disc

Is it normal for back pain to increase after the first use of inversion table? Should i contunue? Desperate to find sciatica relife from bulging disc

It Can: Its a double edge sword. You want to decompress the nerves from the disc and spine pressure, but if you hurt more after doing this it can suggest other issues also going on like spinal stenosis, facet arthropathy, even herniated discs can still aggravate the issues during decompression. Suggest stopping this and see a spine specialist who can direct the right care and treatment for you. ...Read more

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An inversion table good or bad?

An inversion table good or bad?

Good: Is it good periodically to do inversion table and do this after any spinal strain or injury. The procedure to tilt can be slower if you have issues with dizziness tilt 15 degree hold for 10 minutes before tilting each 15 degree angle. ...Read more

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Had discectomy is it ok to use an inversion table?

Had discectomy is it ok to use an inversion table?

It depends: There are a lot of factors that affect whether this is safe for you, including how long ago your surgery was. You should discuss this with your surgeon and determine the right answer for your individual situation. ...Read more

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How can I use an inversion table to relieve pain off the sciatic nerve?

How can I use an inversion table to relieve pain off the sciatic nerve?

Intermittently : Basically you are stretching the spine and diminishing the bulging of the disc temporarily taking the pressure off the nerve. Some patients will use it a coupe of times per day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to us an inversion table if I have had a nissen fundoplication?

Is it ok to us an inversion table if I have had a nissen fundoplication?

Nissen activity: With your newly created lower esophageal sphincter, you should not have reflux when using an inversion table. Have fun! enjoy life without reflux! ...Read more

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I have degenerative disc disease, would an inversion table help for the pain?

I have degenerative disc disease, would an inversion table help for the pain?

Spinal decompression: Remember, any changes that occur with traction are temporary. Once normal weight bearing is restored, all changes revert to pre-traction state. Inversion tables do exactly the same thing for about $250 total vs. Around $200 per treatment with chiropractic traction. If this treatment avoids the need for meds, it is great. No problem trying it as long as other important causes ruled out first. ...Read more

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Can an inversion table/traction worsen a degenerated disc (disc height loss) due to the force of pull being applied to the disc?

Can an inversion table/traction worsen a degenerated disc (disc height loss) due to the force of pull being applied to the disc?

It is possible : The pain may get worse for a while and yet it may also relieve pain. Ligaments are weak to cause that problem in the first place.Got to www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find out about proltherapy and get permanent relief. ...Read more