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Why is my lower back in pain?

Why is my lower back in pain?

See your doc: See your doctor for an evaluation as it is hard to tell without all the info. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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My lower back is hurttering why?

Did you: Bend, twist, lift something heavy or sleep in your bed the wrong way? Try gentle stretching, Ibuprofen if not allergic. Warm soaks . Gentle walks. If still hurting seek help ...Read more

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Im haveing pains in my lower back?

Conservative: For most back pain conservative treatment is best including, rest, gentle massage, stretching, mild anti inflammatory medications, heat or cold packs and avoiding things that make the pain worse. If the pain is severe, persistent or associated with other symptoms,including weakness, numbness, abdominal pain or urinary symptoms it is best to get it checked out in a consultation ...Read more

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What can I do to cure lower back ?

What can I do to cure lower back ?

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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What causes your lower back to hurt?

What causes your lower back to hurt?

More ideas: Try finding a good osteopathic physician (do) who does gentle manipulation. Online sources: biodo.Com, cranial academy.Com, academyofosteopathy.Org. A good chiropractor can help, as can other bodyworkers who do feldenkrais or alexander techniques. Yoga w/ a good instructor to supervise your alignment may also be useful. Try tai chi or qi gong. Above all exercise regularly as prevention. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my lower back?

Why do I have pain in my lower back?

Not sure: Often lower back pain is musculoskeletal in orgin. If it is severe or is associated with significant changes in bowel habitus or other sxs - then medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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How to deal with pain in lower back?

Lower back pain: is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Stiff lower back and balance problem?

Depends: Stiffness could be muscle spasm that can cause balance issues.But also if persists need to be checked for spinal stenosis or other bone or soft tissue problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to deal with lower back?

Determine the cause: First things first, what is the cause of the back (pain). I assume you mean that your back hurts. There are many causes and they are often treated differently. You should see your primary care provider who will ask you many questions and do an exam. Some things that will be considered: how long have you had pain, trauma, signs of infection, history of cancer, radicular symptoms, bowel/bladder.... ...Read more

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How do you strengthen the lower back?

How do you  strengthen the lower back?

Exercise: The best way to strengthen the back is with exercise, typically to what we refer to as the "core". That would include abdominal strengthening, but exercises such as swimming and pilates also help. Sometimes a course of treatment with a physical therapist can help, to make sure that the exercises are properly taught and performed. ...Read more

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Wht excerise are good for my lower back?

Wht excerise are good for my lower back?

Ab strengthening!: Strengthening your abdominal wall and lower back muscles is especially important, as is losing weight and getting physical therapy if you are experiencing low back pain. ...Read more

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Do crutches make lower back issues worse?

Do crutches make lower back issues worse?

That depends: Here is a good article that discusses pain that can develop in different areas as a result of crutch use/ casting. http://www.stmwellness.com/soreness-from-using-crutches-part-2-where-crutches-cause-soreness/ ** Take care. ...Read more

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My lower back is kiilling me, what to do?

Have it evaluated: Have the issue evaluated either by a rheumatologist or orthopedist. Have appropriate tests done. Then you will know the cause of the pain and what should be done to alleviate it. ...Read more

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How do I get my lower back more flexible?

Stretch hamstrings: The more flexible your hamstrings the farther your pelvis can rotate forward when you bend at the waist. This will take pressure off of the intervertebral discs in your lower back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have lower back painhelp!?

What to do if I have lower back painhelp!?

See below: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the muscles, joints, or discs 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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Could lower back disc slip be cured fully?

Could lower back disc slip be cured fully?

Yes: Most disc herniations heal with conservative care. Once they have healed, there still may be changes seen in future imaging. However, if it is not symptomatic, there is no reason that you cannot resume normal activities. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more