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What Are Some Physical Therapy Exercises For Back And Abdominal Strength
Varies: Despite many years of research, there has never been one form of exercise that has proven superior to another for lower back pain. This is probably because back pain is not a single condition. Generally what we try to do is find exercises that can initially be done with reasonable comfort and then progress to more difficult and strenous ones as tolerated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back also pain in the left calf of leg one dr says physical therapy to strenght lower back. My family dr says i need the injection in my back therapy wont take the pain away I have degerant arthrsis. The pain in my left calf of the leg is very pain
Back : Back pain shooting down the left leg is called sciatica. Sciatica results when a disk, bone spur or stenosis pinches the sciatic nerve as it leaves the back and goes into the leg. Treatment for sciatica include rest, anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, steroid injections and surgery. Initial treatment is usually rest, anti-inflammatories followed by physical therapy. People who do not respond may go onto steroid injections and/or surgery. Sometimes patients skip physical therapy if the pain is severely aggregated by movement. This maybe why one doctor is recommending steroid injection first. Today there are minimally invasive options for disk surgery. Please see my health guide on lumbar disk disease and sciatica. Good luck! ...Read more
Would i need surgery if i have a overgrown bone on my lower back? It always hurts when i play sports or exercise, i find it hard to exercise sometimes. Physical therapy did not work.
Back pain in teens: The most common causes of low back pain in teens are not serious and can be treated non-operatively. Overgrown bone in the lower back can be from spinal stenosis, which is uncommon in teens. If this is present, surgery might be an option. Another cause of overgrown bone in the low back is partial fusion of the lumbar and sacral spine (Bertolotti's syndrome), which can also be treated with surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been doing physical therapy, but after exercise yesterday, why would I have lower back pain radiating into my knee and front knee on the right?
Many: Front and lateral shoulder raises work the anterior and medial deltoid. Certain rows work the posterior deltoid. Use a resistance band or a very light weight and don't over do. You really need someone to teach you this stuff in person, hands on, so you don't get injured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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