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Should I Go To The Emergecy Room For Severe Chronic Back Pain
Depends: When someone talks about chronic pain, the assumption is that the pain is stable. If the pain is stable then there should no need for "emergency" intervention. However, if the pain character, location, etc has changed or if there are new neurologic issues (weakness, numbness) then it might be appropriate to seek urgent attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chiro tx for severe chronic back pain, with success,On weekly schedule last 2 months and the next 3. How long before I go to every 2-4wks to maintain?
That is something U: need to ask the Chiropractor. Seeing your Spine surgeon would be good as he can consider surgical options, if nothing else is working. I am sure doing P Therapy would be beneficial, if you are not doing it. Hot packs can be helpful, as well Exercises to get the muscles as strong as possible, as weakened muscles make themselves known, " by hurting or increasing the intensity of the pain". ...Read more
I have several herniated discs spinal stenios also faucet disease I have had 12 spinal injections and severe chronic back pain for years is meds onl?
How does dihydrocodeine compare to oxycodone in the relief of moderately severe chronic back pain?
Opioids aren't great: oxycodone is a much more potent analgesic than dihydrocodeine. The problem is that opioids are often not good for chronic pain. They often don't provide lasting results. And lots of patients get dependant on them. If you have PTSD and chronic pain and have had back surgery, it's important to get multidisciplinary treatment that helps you maintain your function. You need mind-body care ...Read more
SLE can cause many..: Lupus is a famous master of masquerade--it can mimic many disease states. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body somehow produces "autoantibodies" which attack its own tissues--virtually all organs/tissues can be involved--can involve bones/joints and thus back/joint pain.You likely have other symptoms as well. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best pain med to help with severe chronic back pain when all other options have failed? Have tried trig point inject, phys therapy
Try osteopathic tx: Why not try osteopathic medical treatment by a trained do, or osteopathic doctor, who can do a complete musculoskeletal diagnosis of your condition, and also take into consideration past and recent traumas, medical conditions, etc.? This could be affecting the fatigue from your chronic pain. Go to the aoa.Org website, and look up a doctor in your town, and get a second opinion and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes the top of your toes to turn red and burn with tingles, numbness on bottom of both feet, severe chronic back pain.
No: 'chronic' means it has been going on for 60-90 days. This is, by definition, not an emergency. If the pain hasn't gone away and conventional approaches haven't found the cause, you might want to consult an osteopathic doctor, especially one who specializes in hands-on diagnosis and manipulative treatment. They can frequently find the cause and treat it when others can't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi,i suffer with chronic back pain and i get severe spouts of lower back spasms, i was told its of probable musculoskeletal origin, what does it mean?
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