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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Stretch your muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Breathe into the area of pain
Once
Visualize the area in spasm relaxing
Once
Take supplements that support your joints
Daily
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I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

Further evaluation: Have you had hida scan with ejection fraction? Another test to check the gallbladder. Have you been evaluated for ulcers? Can cause symptoms similar to gallbladder. ...Read more

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Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

It sounds: more like your gall bladder than your pancreas. Either way, you need to see your doctor to get an exam and testing in order to pin down the right diagnosis so you can get proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
Once
Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
Daily
Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
Daily
Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
Once
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Very sharp pain in upper back upon awakening. Gasp upon inhaling and moving. Painful. Progressing down back. Pleurisy?

Very sharp pain in upper back upon awakening. Gasp upon inhaling and moving. Painful. Progressing down back. Pleurisy?

likely thoracic spin: Common cause of this type of pain is flaring up of arthritis in thoracic spine. Imaging is needed. See your pcp and then he nay refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Get evaluated by a spine specialist
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Walk regularly
30 Min, 3x week, forever
Avoid smoking
Once
Perform gentle back exercises (examples at www.TheRehabZone.com)
20 Min, 3x week, forever
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Could i get help with painful knots in upper back! are they fibromyalgia knots?

Could i get help  with painful knots in upper back! are they fibromyalgia knots?

I do not know if: Your knots or trigger points are related to another medical problem. Acupuncture can be superior for breaking down trigger points as can gua sha (scraping). Take care. ...Read more

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