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What can I do for really bad lower back pains?

What can I do for really bad lower back pains?

Give it time: Low back pain usually improves within 1-2 weeks, but it depends on the circumstances. If your pain has persisted for greater than 1-2 weeks despite conservative management i would see your physician. You would also want to see your physician sooner if you have any fever, chills, night sweats, or bowel/bladder changes. ...Read more

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What can I do for bad back ache?

What can I do for bad back ache?

Multiple things: First assess your weight & exercise routines. Do you smoke? If a couch potato, smoke & overweight you need to correct all! in addition, core exercise & flexibilty along with cardio workouts will help. Otc medication & heat may benefit as can a back support. You may need an evaluation to see that pain is not referred from other area: ie a urinary issue like infection, GI issue or gynecologic one. ...Read more

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Really bad upper back pain. What can I do to help?

Really bad upper back pain. What can I do to help?

Pain: Try taking some antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen unless you have a history of ulcers or kidney disease. Rest it a bit. If the pain doesn't subside enough to get up and walk, you should see a physician. Most episodes of back pain clear up in a few days to a few weeks. Most are caused by muscle strain. ...Read more

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What can I do for severe lower back pain?

What can I do for severe lower back pain?

Spineuniverse.com: Look up the above address and find flexion exercises for the low back. Do these gently. Williams flexion exercises help people greatly with low back pain. See your family md for evaluation and assistance if it can't be better with conservative treatment. Try nsaids, rest, and ice or heat. ...Read more

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What do I do for lower back pain?

What do I do for lower back pain?

Depends: Most episodes of low back pain improve within1-2 weeks when treated with anti-inflammatory medication, short term rest (about 24 hrs), and resuming ambulation. Severe cases (continuing pain, leg pains, weakness, neurologic symptoms, bowel/bladder issues) may be a sign of more serious problems and require a physician consultation. ...Read more

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What do I do for lower back pain?

No lifting: or bending. Use OTC Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic. Massage therapy using BioFreeze Linament,. Consult your physician for evaluation and physical therapy exercise. ...Read more

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What can I do for my low back pain?

What can I do for my low back pain?

See other answers: Very common question & you will find more information already on this site. Bottom line, you can do a lot from exercising, taking better care of yourself thru diet. No tobacco. Try manipulation, massage, acupuncture, physical therapy, etc. Get worked up by doctor if needed - x-rays, mri, labs. Injections if not otherwise better. Surgery only occasionally needed as last resort. ...Read more

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What can I do about my bad tailbone back pain?

See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do about my lower back pain?

What can I do about my lower back pain?

Diagnosis : Low back pain, LBP, in middle age from various causes. Rational medical treatment relies 1st upon diagnosis & then therapy program focused on cause. Perhaps, best diagnosticians of LBP are Osteopaths; skilled at soft tissue diagnosis. 13-30% of LBP cases due to non-inflammatory sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder; many associated w. childbirth, lifting or fall injuries & Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more

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My foot is having really bad shooting pains! what can I do for the pain?

My foot is having really bad shooting pains! what can I do for the pain?

Many things: Pain can arise from foot strain, injury, arthritis, circulatory, nerve issues among other things. Getting a good history and examination, and perhaps x-rays can help provide a more specific answer and help you begin treatment. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad upper back pain?

What to do if I have bad upper back pain?

Upper back pqin: Many causes. Some are related to shoulder problems. Can also be muscles, bones, joints, discs, nerves in upper back/neck. Best to see doctor for good evaluation and discussion of possible dx and treatment options ...Read more

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What should I do if my lower back and legs ache really badly?

What should I do if my lower back and legs ache really badly?

Let me try to help: There must a reason for that, do not ignore it , listen to your body and go and check it out. ...Read more

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What can I do about my severe low back pain?

Family practioner: It is essential to determine the diagnosis and your family doctor should be your first line of inquiry. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? For really bad upper back pain?

Please can I get some advice? For really bad upper back pain?

Rest relax exercise: Rest relax exercise you could search the internet for stretching exercise for low back pain visit to chiropractor could help you find the problem and get relieved over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) could help as well. ...Read more

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I have really bad back pain. Please help?

I have really bad back pain. Please help?

Give it time: Low back pain usually improves within 1-2 weeks, but it depends on the circumstances. If your pain has persisted for greater than 1-2 weeks despite conservative management i would see your physician. You would also want to see your physician sooner if you have any fever, chills, night sweats, or bowel/bladder changes. ...Read more

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What can I do for back pain?

What can I do for back pain?

Back pain: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised. ...Read more

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What can I do for back pain?

Gently stretch: apply cold packs or ice bags to painful areas, take NSAIDs OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and see your PCP for evaluation, tests and treatment plan. ...Read more