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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

Instability: Un unstable back due to prior injury will no always heal on its own. ''

prolotherapy doctors can identify the areas causing the pain and treat them to foroce healing.

Visit www. Getprol. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for education and to find a doctor. ...Read more

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Due april 24. Lower back pain/pressure. Only walk if I have to. How can I relieve pressure?

Due april 24. Lower back pain/pressure. Only walk if I have to. How can I relieve pressure?

Chiropractor: Even as a medical physician that specializes in the spine, I suggest to all my pregnant friends and family to see a chiropractor for low back and sacroiliac joint pain when pregnant.

As an interventional pm;r pain specialist, I treat low back and sacroiliac pain all day, but without clearance from the ob-gyn, I would not perform a simple steroid injection in the office. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old male. When I walk for a long distance, I get back pain in the lumbar area. This pain is relieved by resting for a short period.

I'm 21 years old male. When I walk for a long distance, I get back pain in the lumbar area. This pain is relieved by resting for a short period.

Lower Back Pain: Depending on your core strength and how far you are walking - some mild discomfort MAY be expected if you over exert yourself. If this is something that is occurring often or out of proportion to your exercise - you need to be seen by a physician to be evaluated for other causes of low back pain. ...Read more

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Chronic low back pain that's rt above my butt in one area. It's a deep pain. When I have my son walk on my back, it feels good but then I start to get?

Could be muscular: There are a variety of possibilities. My first choice would be muscular. It could also be joint. It's too early to make a conclusion. We would need to know a lot more information. This is something you need to discuss with your physician and you may need x-rays or other imaging to help evaluate it. The physical evaluation may also clarify ...Read more

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I have severe back pain when I walk?

Hmmm?: This can be from a simple muscle spasm to something as complex as spinal stenosis; please have your doctor examine you! ...Read more

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Excruciating back pain can barely walk can't bend over?

Go to the ER: If you are in such bad shape, why not go the emergency room. There are just so many potential causes of which there are also life threatening causes. You need to go to the hospital or emergency room and have yourself examined. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot walk long distance due to back pain?

Back pain: Walking s one of the best exercises for backpain, but many patients cannot walk due to pain! Try aquatic exercises, walking in water upto neck deep. You may benefit from interventional pain treatments to relieve joint pain from the spine, or if you have stenosis even a steroid injection can provide short term relief wile you get the therapy started. Good luck ...Read more

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He is complaning of back pain exactly where he complained before the removal! He can hardly walk? He drank 10 tramazets today alone?

He is complaning of back pain exactly where he complained before the removal! He can hardly walk? He drank 10 tramazets today alone?

?????: Removal of what? Anyway "he" need to be seen by doctor for reevaluation. 10 tramazets is too much and dangerous. Do not waist the time. " he" need help, definitely. ...Read more

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I have a back pain right near the wings. It have been almost 7 to 8 years but the pain is not going away. I can't sit or walk for longer time. Any help?

I have a back pain right near the wings. It have been almost 7 to 8 years but the pain is not going away. I can't sit or walk for longer time. Any help?

Yes if you have: Not been smoking, keeping your weight under control and exercising regularly, then get an evaluation by a specialist in back problems for a thorough evaluation to make a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan. This may include: medication, physical therapy, pain management techniques like injections, back supports, and if all fails and if warranted based on symptoms and findings, surgery. ...Read more

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I am having horrible back pain and cant walk. ER did nothing. What should I do?

I am having horrible back pain and cant walk. ER did nothing. What should I do?

Orthopedic eval: Your primary doctor can perform an initial exam and provide you with pain relieving medications. An MRI of the spine or an orthopedic consult may be in order. ...Read more

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Shane has extreme back pain...he says its not as bad that he cant walk, and assumes it may be his liver?

Shane has extreme back pain...he says its not as bad that he cant walk, and assumes it may be his liver?

Not enough info: To know. He will need to be evaluated to determine the cause of this extreme pain. ...Read more

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Post squats lower back pain. Unable to stand or walk for15 mins. Now okay but tightness in lower back. Happened for the first time, no heavy weights.

Low back pain: The low back pain is likely muscular in origin. Stop the squat exercise until the pain resolves. Use a weight lifting belt and have a trainer evaluate you for proper squat technique. If the pain persists then see a neurosurgeon to ensure that there is not a fracture of the pars interarticularis or a herniated disc in the low back. ...Read more

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Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

Back pain severe what can I do to ease it. So bad cannot walk?

See osteopathic doc: I recommend seeing an osteopathic doctor that specializes in manual therapy. ...Read more

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My friend is having back pain lower left and her ankles are swollen so bad she can't walk?

My friend is having back pain lower left and her ankles are swollen so bad she can't walk?

See below: These are very vague complaints there is a multitude of reasons why and they may or may not be related. I cannot give you any help through a text message you really need to go to your primary care physician and get a thorough history and physical examination completed. Thank you. ...Read more

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Started working out. Today sudden upper left back pain when taking deep breath and now hurts when I move/walk. What could it be?

Started working out. Today sudden upper left back pain when taking deep breath and now hurts when I move/walk. What could it be?

Muscle strain: You probably have a muscle strain and spasm from working out It can be painful and sharp It does hurt more with movement Rest it, moist heat, and some advil (ibuprofen) If you get shortness of breath or increased chest pain then followup with ER but I feel that it is just a muscle strain at your age ...Read more

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My sister has hard time sleeping, she can't get any sleep. And she has horrible back pain that causes hard her to walk. What could it mean?

My sister has hard time sleeping, she can't get any sleep. And she has horrible back pain that causes hard her to walk. What could it mean?

Pain & Sleep: Dear owl, your sister needs a medical evaluation to help determine what is wrong with her back & to treat it. In the meantime please share these sleep hygiene tips with her. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may >>. ...Read more

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Dull/sharp back pain ranging from between my shoulders to my lower back gets worse if I sit down after work and when I try to get up I can barely walk?

Dull/sharp back pain ranging from between my shoulders to my lower back gets worse if I sit down after work and when I try to get up I can barely walk?

Very common: You are not alone. You need a thorough assessment and a treatment plan that includes options. The more conservative-the better. Understand that there is no single medication or procedure that will make a miracle. Understand that there is hope-that you can get better.
Rec. See a pain interventional specialist. ...Read more

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I have had lower right back pain for two weeks and hasn't gotten better. It hurts to walk sometimes, put socks on, and sit certain ways. What is wrong?

Depends on symptoms: Low back pain can be caused by a number of things including muscle spasm, disc bulge or herniation, nerve entrapment, or bony problems. You should be evaluated by a physician to help determine the exact cause (s) of your back pain so that an appropriate treatment plan can be initiated. ...Read more

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Lower back pain can hardly walk stand. Or.Even. Lay down.

Lower back pain can hardly walk stand. Or.Even. Lay down.

Back pain: This is likely to be due to a back strain, muscle spasm, bulge or disc herniation. Conservative therapy with massage, analgesic medication, muscle relaxers, and physical therapy should be done. I suggest medical evaluation and lumbar x rays. If pain persists despite therapy, then MRI should be considered. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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How can I treat my severe lower back pain? It's so painful that I can't walk.

How can I treat my severe lower back pain? It's so painful that I can't walk.

A few options: Not enough info for detailed answer, but proper diagnosis is ABSOLUTE KEY to proper treatment. I recommend exam by a dr. Skilled in hands-on osteopathic diagnosis & manipulation. Since pain could be caused by anything from disc injury to QL spasm, SI inflammation or ligament injury, acute SI or lumber vertebral dysfunction, etc.-someone who can truly differentiate cause can give you the best answer. ...Read more

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Lower back pain to sit but not stand, walk or laying down... What is going on?

Disc: Disc problems are typically worse with sitting. If physical therapy does not help am mr eelucidate. ...Read more

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I an suffering from lower back pain for over a week now and it's difficult to even sit walk or stand what can help me?

Benign or serious: Low back pain is very frustrating. If this is your first episode then you always need to make sure it is not something serious (metastatic cancer to the spine, infection). Most back pain is musculoskeletal and harmless and 90% resolves by 6 weeks. It is important to stay active and to see your pmd to make sure it is not something more serious. Motrin in the mean time, . ...Read more

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I am 21 and have had lower back pain for 3 1/2 years and now I can't walk more than half a block or stand longer than 10 minutes without pain?

Have you been seen?: Get to your doctor. Obesity likely has a role with this. Need to rule out structural problems in the back, radiculopathy (nerve impingement, disc prolapse, etc) and other sources of back pain. Can only be done by a physician, and need to see the same one so as not to unnecessarily repeat this workup. ...Read more

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Extreme lower back pain to the point when I lay down and try to get up I am stuck and can't move but when I do I'm hunched over and can hardly walk?

Extreme lower back pain to the point when I lay down and try to get up I am stuck and can't move but when I do I'm hunched over and can hardly walk?

Sacroiliac joint: 21 yo female has severe low back pain that limits low back range of motion and no injuries are described. In this sex & age group, sacroiliac joint subluxation raises to top of the differential diagnostic list. The etiology of her problem is likely a mundane mechanical and soft tissue injury potentiated by Hypermobility Syndrome. She should see an Osteopath. See comments: ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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