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Is there an effective cure for lumbago?

Is there an effective cure for lumbago?

Depends: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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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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Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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How to cure low back pain quickly?

How to cure low back pain quickly?

Stretch/Rest: Rest, stretching, learning core strengthening exercises and using nsaids to help are the best ways to help back pain. Otherwise, if it persists see your doctor for other options. ...Read more

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Which excercises to do at the gym that will help ease my low back pain are considered effective?

Which excercises to do at the gym that will help ease my low back pain are considered effective?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Why and how to cure low back pain after yoga workouts?

Why and how to cure low back pain after yoga workouts?

Stop yoga: Unless it's due to muscle soreness because of poor conditioning, stop any activity that's causing you significant pain and go consult your physician. ...Read more

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Is a lift to put in your shoe effective for low back pain?

Is a lift to put in your shoe effective for low back pain?

It can be: In patients with between 1/8" to1" leg length discrepency, appropriate use of heel lifts can go a long way in releaving back pain caused by the discrepency. ...Read more

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Are electro-muscle stimulator effective for low back pain?

Are electro-muscle stimulator effective for low back pain?

Sometimes: I have had pros and cons. Some folks feel that it increases their pain. Muscle stimulators are really nerve/muscle stimulators and have a multitude of chemical effects upon the nerve and the muscle which can promote healing and improve pain. You really are not going to 'hurt" anything by giving it a try. ...Read more

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Is acupuncture or massage therapy more effective for joint and low back pain?

Acupuncture: The cause of your back pain is what will determine what you should do. Both of the approaches you mentioned treat symptoms. You need to find out what is causing your pain. Injury, misuse, over use, congenital. Issues are all possibilities.. ...Read more

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Low back pain 4 two years. Doc says Residual nerve pain. Doc wants me on Effexor but I'm scared of sideffects. Is Paxil as effective 4 nerve pain?

Low back pain 4 two years. Doc says Residual nerve pain. Doc wants me on Effexor but I'm scared of sideffects. Is Paxil as effective 4 nerve pain?

Effexor or paxil: is a great medication for nerve pain. However, there is no such thing as "best", "better" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. ...Read more