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What can I do to eliminate lower back pain during yoga?

What can I do to eliminate lower back pain during yoga?

Modify poses: Assuming your back pain etiology is clear, and you are comfortable enough to stretch your body with yoga, then modify the poses (asanas) to minimalize pain yet still engaging your body to stretch. Bolsters, folded blankets, blocks, all of these aids can allow you to be in a pose comfortably and remain in the pose long enough to obtain the benefits desired. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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What can I do to improve my posture to strengthen my core to reduce lower back pain. Pain level a bad "6" always?

What can I do to improve my posture to strengthen my core to reduce lower back pain.  Pain level a bad "6" always?

Core strengthening: Seek help at your local gym or physical therapy for exercise techniques and ways to ensure you do not further injure your back with exercize. I hope this helps and finds you well. ...Read more

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What can I do to eliminate lower jaw pain?

What can I do to eliminate lower jaw pain?

Diagnosis First: Find out what is causing the pain. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. ...Read more

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Is there something i can do to reduce lower back pain and what stretches can I do?

Is there something i can do to reduce lower back pain and what stretches can I do?

McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Use of nsaid's, salonpas hot patches, heat/ice may also help. If no access to a pt, try pilates/yoga/piyo. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent lower back pain?

Be lucky, very lucky: 80% of all people will have significant back pain during their lifetime. So prevention is a bit of a loaded term. However, core strength and good ergonomics go a long way at minimizing back pain complaints. Do not smoke. That is about the only significant influence that can be modified. Avoid reaching and lifting/bending away from the body especially heavy weight. The rest is truly chance. ...Read more

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What should I do to eliminate lower back pain?

What should I do to eliminate lower back pain?

Low back pain: Work on strengthening your core muscles (low back and abdomen) through a low impact routine. Stretching is very important and can include traction, knees to chest, pelvic tilts, etc. A medicine ball is a good tool. These exercises can be guided by a therapist or chiropractor with other modalities as well. More aggressive options include cortisone injections. See your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

Find the cause: See a doctor to find out the cause. Ligament instability is often a big cause and can be rectifies with prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org or www.Proloshot.Com to get help finding a doctor and understanding the problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage lower back pain?

Stretching: Core strenthening, heat, light stretching and anti-infklammatories are a good start. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve lower back pain?

What can you do to relieve lower back pain?

Back workout: Take Naproxen (aleve) twice a day and rest until your pain is gone. Then try the balanced circuit training exercises shown here: http://youtu.Be/godiqsneusu. ...Read more

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What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

Spine nerve irritate: Many physical therapy sites will show you the best stretches for your muscles. You may have back nerve root irritation with significant muscle spasms, esp deep spasms which cannot be really stretched with exercise. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce severe back pain?

Diagnosis: See a spine specialist or pain management doctor to diagnosis the exact cause of your pain treat diagnosis withevidence based medicine or embark on a palliative pain program treat the pain several options available. ...Read more

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Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Depends: If its an acute problem rest and alternate heat and cold as tolerated. If its chronic muscle strengthening may be helpful to prevent future problems. See a doc or physical therapist to get specifics.You need to make sure you dont have a ruptured disc before doing any therapy. Make sure if your doing routine execise that you are doing them properly and its not the cause as well. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

What can I do to stop severe lower back pain after pregnancy?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve back ache during my period?

What can I do to relieve back ache during my period?

Common sense remedy: Gentle stretching, hot or cold packs to the affected area and of course, if necessary, nsaids such as ibuprofen. Longterm use of omega 3 fatty acids has been shown to act as an anti- inflammatory and may result in decreased pain. Exercise has been shown to diminish uncomfortable physical and psychological menstrual symptoms. If your back ache is not helped by these things, consult your doc. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my lower back pain and pot belly?

What can I do to treat my lower back pain and pot belly?

Several ways: Be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Get adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium. Cut out any processed foods and sodas from your diet as well as refined flour. Eat more vegetables. You may need additional treatment that may include physical rherapy, medication as well as possible pain management techniques. Back support can help. ...Read more

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Extreme lower and middle back pain, trying to lay down, but can't get comfortable. What can I do to help my back?

Extreme lower and middle back pain, trying to lay down, but can't get comfortable. What can I do to help my back?

Weak ligaments: Obesity put sever stress on the spinal ligaments. Nsaids prevent healing and perpetuate the injury. Pregnancy loosens ligaments. You need prolotherapy which is safe to get in pregnancy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to fins a prolotherapist and learn about prolotherapy. ...Read more

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What can I use to help upper back pain when camping?

What can I use to help upper back pain when camping?

Nerve root irritatio: If you are already having pains and should not be lifting heavy camping equipment on your back and shoulders. You must lighten your load and sleep with a cervical pillow.You may have neck nerve root irritation. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitatio. ...Read more

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What should I do to help relieve some of my severe lower back pain?

Prolotherapy: This could be ligament sprain and lumbar instability and it causes the sever low back pain. A prolotherapist could help you. Find one near you at www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. Or www.Proloshot.Com. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more