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What are the best stretches for lower back or vertebrae alignment?

What are the best stretches for lower back or vertebrae alignment?

The ones done: Regularly. There is no one best regimen but exercise is good for your back includuping stretching such as through yoga along with core stabilization and cardiovacular routines. Lifestyle changes like a good night's sleep, avoiding tobacco and staying trim help as well. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to treat mal-alignment of l3-l4 in lower back?

What are the best ways to treat mal-alignment of l3-l4 in lower back?

Majority non op: Typical mechanical back pain is treated without surgery 90% of the time with occasional use of otc medication, bracing & activity modification along with core strengthening exercises, flexibilty routines & cardio ones-other type is acquired spondylolisthesis with 70% getting same treatment. Surgery is a fusion +- laminectomy for this other 30%. Weight control & not smoking is important too.. ...Read more

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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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How to cure lower back pains?

Core strengthening: And psoas muscle stretches. Use Google to find upward dog yoga stretches. ...Read more

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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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I'm 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.
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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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Is cracking your lower back everyday bad?

No: Only if you feel muscle tightness or pain afterward. Some methods of "cracking" may utilize maneuvers that can cause injury, but the "cracking" itself is not inherently bad. The sound occurs due to gas fluctuation in the joint. ...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

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How can I relieve pain from my lower back?

Depend on type: A physical examination will be able to identify posture, movement patterns, muscle strength, weakness, tight muscles, etc which can play a huge role in your spine (low back) stability and function. Things that you should do anyways include: don't smoke, keep a healthy weight (bmi between 19-25), maintain good posture and ergonomics and exercise regularly. You should visit your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back on both sides?

Kidney: Bilateral back or flank pain indicate a kidney source, infection most likely, doubt stone.
check your urine, for blood, or infection, or ketones, or white cell.
continue to hurt see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause this pain in my lower back?

Need more info.: Low back pain can have many causes. You don't say how long it has been there or if it goes to your legs. ...Read more

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Pain in my butt and lower back when bending?

Muscle strain: Most likely you've strained your back & gluteal (butt) muscles lifting something improperly. That's why it's so important to bend at the knees when picking something up rather than just bending straight over from waist (most people aren't warmed up or limber enough for this - watch pro golfers grab golf ball after sinking putt). Go see doc if any pain down legs, loss of strength or incontinence. ...Read more

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What can I do for really bad lower back pains?

Give it time: Low back pain usually improves within 1-2 weeks, but it depends on the circumstances. If your pain has persisted for greater than 1-2 weeks despite conservative management I would see your physician. You would also want to see your physician sooner if you have any fever, chills, night sweats, or bowel/bladder changes. ...Read more

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Does everyone have dimples on their lower back?

Does everyone have dimples on their lower back?

No: Most people do not. The "dimples of venus" seen on some slim people overlie the sacroiliac joints. Why they are visible in some people and not others remains a mystery of medicine, just like why some people have chin clefts and others do not. ...Read more