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Safe Back Stretching For Collapsed Discs
Rarely: There is controversy on this. The neurology literature shows that it is rarely helpful, and then for a very limited time. There are potential complications. Therefore I do not recommend using it to treat disc herniation pain. Orthopedists generally have a different opinion about this topic, and use this treatment more. Bed rest and decompressing the disc help, unless there is motor weakness. ...Read more
Several herniated discs in lumbar spine causing numbness in both legs, buttocks and back. Will pt correct this? Tried pt 3yrs ago. Do again?
Ortho or Neuro: Get an ortho or neuro consult and follow their directives. Best of luck to you. Your case is too complex to handle in this's forum. ...Read more
I've had (4) spine surgeries and a cervical and lumbar spine fusions. Sit-ups are out - what is best for core strengthening?
6 months n 20 sessions of pt. Still neck n shoulder pain.How effective is steroid jab for herniated cervical discs n spondylosis? Risks?Other options?
Had knee replacement surgery dec 14th. I have a collapsed disc, pinch nerve, a cyst and osteoarthritis of spine pain in back while exercising persist?
See a doctor: Sounds like you are a perfect candidate to see a physiatrist. These are specialists in musculoskeletal medicine. You are the type of patient that i tend to see a lot. Find one in your area who specializes in musculoskeletal medicine and ask your primary care doctor for a referral. ...Read more
Would spinal fusion for spondilolisthesis help numbness and pain in legs and back and herinated discs?
Can chiropractic take away upper back shoulder and neck pain from 4 bulg cervical disc c3-c7 and cervical kyphosis also? Is this even causing my pain?
Worth a shot: The first question is where are you getting all of this information? Have you had an mri? It would be very uncommon to have a cervical kyphosis. Chiro treatments can be very effective, but just be weary of the hard sell. I would not recommend more than 6 treatments if you are not seeing any benefits. Bulging discs do not necessarily cause pain. You are young and should get better! see pcp. ...Read more
Strained hamstring, piriformis, illiosoas, Clean MRI and X-ray of hips. PT for 2 months. Still horrible pain. Can't sit for 20 min. Stretching ?
Yes: Over time, gravity tends to pull us into a flexed position. Extension exercises counter this effect and help keep the spine neutral. Twisting exercises also help keep the spine limber and lubricated. ...Read more
2 bulging discs in lumbar spine, partial sacralization of l5- any general stretches i can do to relieve pressure on nerves & daily pain?
W/ bone dysplasia(scoliosis, lordosis, hip).Had correctional surgeries in the 80's.3m spine support and custom insole can help w/ joint and back pain?
Possibly: In my opinion, treatments such as a spine support and custom insole fall into the category of "won't hurt to try." there is no way to predict which patients such treatments will help. I would certainly also recommend active treatments including regular activity and exercises as well as range of motion and strengthening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some good exercises to strengthen the back muscles (i have chronic back pain from sitting down at work)?
"superman" exercise: Back injuries should always be checked by your doctor, especially if chronic or if one experiences symptoms down the leg(s). The superman exercise is ideal for strengthening the back muscles. Lie on your stomach, arms outstretched in front; lift the rt. Arm/shoulder and left leg/hip off the floor for 5 seconds, then repeat on the opposite side, do 12 sets, twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Relaxation is important when there is symptoms from a herniated disc. Yoga can help relax and this could help release any additional pressure. Important to note that often other measures are needed to relief symotoms from disc herniation. This includes injections and surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
L5 herniated disc. Suffering from sciatica only when standing, sitting , lifting light weight, and walking. R chiropractor safe and could they help?
6 oper lumber region for dam discs and also disc implant. 6 and 7 disc in neck fused and cage inserted.2 Stints in left leg.When walk my legs give up?
Slipped disc, pinch nerve or muscle strain? I have 3 days lower back mild pressure in one point in the hip near spine. On difen b12 and muscle relaxer
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