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What to do for a strained back?

What to do for a strained back?

Strained back: Michael: strained muscles usually heal with time (few days to 2-3 weeks). Initially, get some pain relief with acetaminophen (tylenol), and start physical therapy. Some people find short-term benefit with ice packs (apply a frozen bag of corn wrapped in a tea towel to the affected area) or moist heat. Long-term, back education and back strengthening are v. good preventative strategies. Nisha ...Read more

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What are the best stretches for a strained back?

What are the best stretches for a strained back?

Gentle stretches: Curling into a ball or pulling one knee and then the other into your chest. ...Read more

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I strained my back, will I be okay after a week?

I strained my back, will I be okay after a week?

Probably: Back pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Are there any good exercises to do with a strained back?

Are there any good exercises to do with a strained back?

Pool exercises: In a warm swimming pool, you are essentially weightless. Therefore, less stress on your back. ...Read more

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Please tell me the better method to alleviate the pain of strained back.

Please tell me the better method to alleviate the pain of strained back.

Koshi ga itai: Best bet is to take it easy- avoid bending and especially bending and twisting but do not avoid routine activity. Use a once daily non steroidal anti inflammatory medication (indomethacin, meloxicam, etc) consistently for 10-14 days. Saronpas or diclofenac patch can help as well. Can try massage or even acupuncture.


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I had a hot shower and then in a cold room twisted the wring way and have strained my back, what is the best/fastest way to heal this?

I had a hot shower and then in a cold room twisted the wring way and have strained my back, what is the best/fastest way to heal this?

Backstrain: Hello ~different people give different advice for acute back injuries always advocating ICE. In THIS case you were COLD when the injury occurred so I would suggest HEAT and bedrest and IBUPROFEN OTC 400mg 3x/d w meals. HEAT? Because the PAIN in back injury is from muscle SPASM bec the muscles splint spine to prevent further injury. COLD=>spasm HEAT=>relaxation of muscle=LESS pain. Thx ...Read more

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Iv been getting a strained back quite a lot lately. Been getting better within a few days. Is there anything I can do to stop it from reoccurring.?

Iv been getting a strained back quite a lot lately. Been getting better within a few days. Is there anything I can do to stop it from reoccurring.?

Activities?: Are you performing some activity that causes it? If so, re-examine the way you are performing it and change or stop. Also recommend toning all of your core (trunk) muscles, back and front to help prevent recurrence. There are a lot more things one needs to know before thoroughly answering your question so it might be best to see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Strained to have bm. Few hours later it hurts on my lower left side. I felt a pop like feeling. Pain is worse going from sitting to standing and visev?

Strained to have bm. Few hours later it hurts on my lower left side. I felt a pop like feeling. Pain is worse going from sitting to standing and visev?

Abdominal pain: Most likely you strained an abdominal muscle while straining to have bowel movement. Especially if pain exacerbated/worsened by movement. Possible may have given self a hernia. Have an exam to make sure. ...Read more

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Any way to exercise with a strained lcl?

Any way to exercise with a strained lcl?

Possibly: If there is a mild grade 1 sprain,
one might be able to exercise with a
brace that provides medial/ lateral
if there is a grade 2 or 3 sprain, you
will probably be out for between 4 and 6
weeks. ...Read more

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How can you improve extremely strained neck?

How can you improve extremely strained neck?

Anti-inflammatory: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or worsens I recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best strretch for a strained neck?

What is the best strretch for a strained neck?

Depends: There are alot of muscles in the neck, so it depends which one is bothering you. Try and move so that you apply a gentle stretch to the offending muscle. If that doesn't work, being seen by a physical therapist would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a strained rotator cuff?

What can I do to treat a strained rotator cuff?

Rotator cuff: Start with some easy exercises to work the muscles of the shoulder blade that the rotator cuff attaches to. This will take some of the strain off the cuff. Use a rag and wipe a surface in the numbers of a clock face from the center up to 12:00 then back to center then 1:00 and so on. Start on a flat table top and gradually work your way up to a mirror or other vertical surface. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a strained rotator cuff?

What does it mean to have a strained rotator cuff?

No much: A strain implies the muscle has been overloaded in some fashion but no structural damage has occurred. The fact that it hurts implies injury but not all injury is structurally significant. ...Read more

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What is recovery time for strained latissmus dorsi?

What is recovery time for strained latissmus dorsi?

6 weeks: Muscle tears can take 6 weeks to improve. If it is continually agravated can even take longer. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to repair a strained ligament?

I need some tips on how to repair a strained ligament?

Strain: Rest and immobilization initially with the addition of an anti inflammatory should clear it up. Good luck ...Read more

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Can a strained or pulled gluteal fold heal on it s own?

Can a strained or pulled gluteal fold heal on it s own?

Certainly: Most strained or pulled muscles are just as they sound. Pulled or strained usually means not torn. As long as the area in question is rested and not used much until the area is healed then it will heal the majority of time. My advice would be to rest, do not use or abuse this muscle and it should heal in 4-12 weeks, depending on the severity. If you do all of this, and it does not, then seek medi ...Read more

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What exercise can I do with a strained latissimus dorsi?

What exercise can I do with a strained latissimus dorsi?

Careful stretching.: Avoid pull downs until it has healed. You can do curls, triceps and exercises with the upper arms close to the body. ...Read more

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How do you know. Neck has been strained? How does it feel like

How do you know. Neck has been strained? How does it feel like

Strain in neck: It hurts to move it side to side or back and forth. One side hurts more than the other. Take Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain and use ice 20 mon every hour while awake to the sore areas. Good luck. ...Read more

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What occurs if I continue to workout with a strained lower back?

What occurs if I continue to workout with a strained lower back?

That depends: First, it would help to know the cause of your back pain.
If its mostly muscular and related to a strain then essentially your muscles are telling you they need to rest. So, rest them. Otherwise they will continue to bother you and won't be able to recover. If you back pain feels a lot worse after the work out. You aren't ready for that intensity yet. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I strained my deltoid from heavy purse. How to alleviate the pain?

Change purses: Just kidding, but you should obviously rest that area. Try nsaids and pt with some massage and it should get better. If not, see your primary care and they can steer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Left ball feels strained, discomfort every now and then. What should I do?

Left ball feels strained, discomfort every now and then. What should I do?

Left reticle discom: Usually one sided testicular pain is related with rupture or hernia but you may notice swelling as well. Other reasons are increased circulation (varicocele), pressure tithe jocks, sexual arouseness, if a lump is felt then growth such as cyst or tumor or water (hydroelectric) may be cause. Infection or torsion or twist of cord may happen. If does not improve then see your MD ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a strained or stretched ligament to heal?

Easy does it: A strain is when a ligament or tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), compression and elevation are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more

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2 days ago I pulled my lower back which I strained & was in pain. I'm fbb & decided 2 try wearin my weightbelt. How long can I wear it? It helps me.

Weeks: Belts can help muscle strain pain. They can give some support. It can take 6-8 weeks for the muscle to heal. So you can wear the brace for 6-8 weeks. You should stretch daily though to help promote healing. ...Read more

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I think I strained my back while sweeping with a broom at work? What do I do? Remedies? How long will it take to heal. I am 19. It is my lower back

I think I strained my back while sweeping with a broom at work? What do I do? Remedies? How long will it take to heal. I am 19. It is my lower back

Stretch: Since this happened at work be sure to let your supervisor know about the injury. The injury sounds like a pulled muscle so ice rest Ibuprofen and stretches help. Rubs like icy hot or bio freeze or ben gay also help. Soaking in a tub with epsom salts will relax muscles. If the pain continues or other symptoms like numbness see your doctor. ...Read more