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Is low-back pain curable? How long does it take?

Is low-back pain curable? How long does it take?

Yes - 2-4 Weeks: Low-back pain can result from a variety of conditions. The most common reasons are muscular sprains and strains which take about 2-4 weeks to heal. Many other things (such as urinary tract infections, hip arthritis, tumors, ovarian issues, etc). Can cause back pain as well so if it persists, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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What are the symptoms of lumbago?

What are the symptoms of lumbago?

Low back pain: Lumbago is simply the $100 word for low back pain. It would include pain, achiness, and stiffness. ...Read more

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How can I prevent lumbago?

How can I prevent lumbago?

Many Ways: There are many things you can try, but it depends on your underlying anatomy. Here are a few: good posture, core exercises, stretching, and proper body mechanics. ...Read more

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Is lumbago a treatable condition?

Is lumbago a treatable condition?

Very much so: "lumbago" is simply a fancy medical term for low back pain. In many cases, low back pain is very treatable and often responds well to osteopathic manipulation. In the hands of a skilled physician, omm has been shown to be very effective at treating low back pain while reducing the need for drugs and surgery. I would suggest hunting down a local do and see what they can do for you. ...Read more

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How do you beat back problem lumbago?

How do you beat back problem lumbago?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retarin them to fire before the gluteal muscles.. ...Read more

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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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How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

How can the doctors treat chronic lumbago?

Depends on cause: Chronic low back pain (lumbago) can be treated with medications, therapy, home exercise and even injections. It depends on the history of the back problem, the physical examination and sometimes diagnostic imaging. ...Read more

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How do you beat back problems like lumbago?

How do you beat back problems like lumbago?

Exercise: Exercises and otc nsaids may provide with the relief you seek. If pain persist see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

How do the doctors describe chronic lumbago?

Lumbago, old term: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection ...Read more

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How can I ease the pain in my lower back lumbago?

How can I ease the pain in my lower back lumbago?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retrrain them to fire before the back muscles do.. ...Read more

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How can you beat back problems, particularly lumbago?

How can you beat back problems, particularly lumbago?

Be Proactive: There is no one thing you can do, good posture, body mechanics, exercise, stretching, weight control are all excellent starting points. ...Read more

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Can I still go boogyboarding if I suffer from lumbago?

Can I still go boogyboarding if I suffer from lumbago?

Yes: As long as it is tolerable but you should look to become more physically active in terms of core exercise strengthening, flexibility and cardio workouts while watching your weight, sleep patterns and avoiding habits like smoking. Otc medication can help as well with some flare ups. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the pain in my lower back or lumbago?

How can I relieve the pain in my lower back or lumbago?

Core strengthening: The best thing for low back pain (assuming no structural problems) is to strengthen your core. This means sit ups, crunches and other abdominal and back-muscle exercises. There are tonnes of good work outs available online these days. Better yet find a work out buddy who can help to motivate you. Just make sure to check with your doc before starting any new exercise program. ...Read more

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Should I still practice snowboarding if I suffer from lumbago?

Should I still practice snowboarding if I suffer from lumbago?

Depends: I would recommend checking with your physician first if its safe for you to do. Remember to stretch, and strengthen your core muscles prior to the season. ...Read more

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Any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retrrain them to fire before the back muscles do.. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to do yoga exercises while suffering from lumbago ?

Is it advisable to do yoga exercises while suffering from lumbago ?

Rehabiltitation: Strengthen the hips and retrrain them to fire before the back muscles do.. ...Read more

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For those out their with chronic lumbago or any knowledge about chronic lumbago how do the doctors treat this?

Usually nonoperative: Most cases are treated with life style modification including weight control, exercise, smoking cessation and correct body mechanics with occasional suggestions that can include simple back support and use of medication when indicated ranging from over the counter varieties to prescription ones. Sonetimes a course of physical therapy may be a used to learn proper mechanics and exercise routines. ...Read more

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I have lumbago.

I have lumbago.

Back pain: Most of the lower back is made up from muscles that attach to, and surround, the spine. The vertebrae are roughly circular and between each vertebra is a disc. The discs between the vertebrae are a combination of a strong fibrous outer layer and a softer, gel-like centre. http://patient.info/health/nonspecific-lower-back-pain-in-adults ...Read more

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What to do with my lumbago at 26?

What to do with my lumbago at 26?

Exercise: If you don't have a history of an injury then most of the people i see that are you age and have low back pain have weakness and inhibition of their hip/gluteal muscles which will readily respond to appropriate rehabilitation. ...Read more

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How is lumbago typically diagnosed?

Evaulation: Lumbago is a fancy medical word for low back pain. It is diagnosed via performing a history and examination of the patient. Most cases respond within 8-10 days treated with NSAID medication, short term rest (about 24 hrs), and resuming ambulation. Severe cases (continuing pain, leg pains, weakness, neurologic symptoms, bowel/bladder issues) require radiology studies and advanced management. ...Read more

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