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Tell me about treatment of back pain deasease?

Tell me about treatment of back pain deasease?

Too much to say: The answer would take pages. Start with rest, ice and gentle stretch. If it has gone on for more than 12 weeks an MRI my be in order. Start with your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my back pain?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my back pain?

Nothing good is free: Sorry. No easy answer here. Though your current activity may be limited with pain, exercise is a good remedy. But it does take a significant investment on your part. Look into a beginners hatha yoga class. It will help strengthen your "core" - basically muscles from your chest down to your knees - to better support your back through all kinds of activities. See your doctor before you start. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get treatment for back pain?

What is the best way to get treatment for back pain?

Get to md: See a ortho, pmr or your pcp and get referral to good pt. Some pts don't need a script and you could go straight to them. ...Read more

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When looking for treatment for back pain what should I be looking for?

Nerve root irritatio: You may have back nerve root irritation with significant muscle spasms, esp deep spasms. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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My husband, a 28 year old just had a back pain since 4 days ago..Kindly please suggest for the possible cause and for the treatment. Thank you.

Many: There are many causes of back pain but the most common cause is lumbar strain. We need more information to determine the cause. If its effecting his function he should see a medical professional. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could massage help in back pain treatment?

Could massage help in back pain treatment?

Massage: Massage usually helps with muscular stiffness by improving the blood flow to the muscles. Back pain from the spine may lead to muscle spasms which could be effectively treated with proper physical therapy and in some cases a mild muscle relaxant medication. If the pain radiates down the leg, better have it checked with an MRI. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for severe back pain?

What is a good treatment for severe back pain?

Options: Otc meds such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be very effective in relieving back pain when used regularly for a short period of time. These are usually paired with stretching and strengthening back exercises. Physicial therapy is also an option. Injections of pain medications can also help in the right scenario. Surgery may also be necessary dependng on the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for chronic back pain?

Start with your MD: Studies show that most chronic back pain can be managed effectively without medication or surgery. Start with your primary md to discuss. Chiropractors have been shown to be equivalent to allopathic medicine in certain instances so you may wish to get a consultation from one as well. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for moderate back pain?

What is the best treatment for moderate back pain?

Lower Back Pain: Conservative therapy works well for most patients with lower back pain. The use of prevention is the best - exercise, stretching, and strengthening. During the acute phase of pain - nsaids or acetaminophen, if not contraindicated, and heat and/or ice, usually work well. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more