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What Can I Do To Help My Back Pain
Work-Up!: Before treating any condition you should be seen by a board certified physician to start a work-up. It is probably best to start with your primary care physician and let that doctor lead the charge. Back pain can be caused by many different etiologies. Some of the causes can be serious and others not so so serious. Again, go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sharp lower back pain. It hurts to bend and touch my toes. What can I do to help my back heal and to rid the pain?
Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc degeneration which is the rule not exception. If symptoms persist. Core strength is a start: pilates/yoga/piyo, nsaid's, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better but requires a doc's rx. Loosen up those hamstrings, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back hygiene: Always make sure that you have a good mattress. There are some things in life that you cannot lower your standards about. Having a good mattress is one of them. Make sure that you are drinking 1.5-2 liters per day of pure water. Make sure that you are getting plenty of fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds in your diet. Go for a daily 20-30 minute brisk walk / bicycle ride at least 4-5 days per week. ...Read more
Horrific back pain for years. Washington doctors won't give out pain medication. What can I do to help with this?
Back pain: Back pain may be from a variety of conditions. Most commonly, a ruptured disc causes impingement of the nerve root. Sacroiliac joint inflammation can mimic a herniated disc too. Try anti-inflammatory medication, ice, and stretching. If the pain persists for more than a week then seek attention with a neurosurgeon/neurologist to determine the cause of the back pain and formulate a treatment ...Read more
I need help. My back pain is unbearable, my lower right side aches constantly, only relief is from twisting and cracking it which I do every 20 min?
Back pain: If it is truly back pain, then the most common cause is muscle strain; in which case stretching, maintaining tolerable daily activity, otc analgesics within reason, and adequate sleep are the best remedies. However, other problems such as a kidney stone or nerve entrapment could be the cause. For this reason, evaluation by a physician is recommended given your level of discomfort. ...Read more
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
It might....: But you are ingesting a lot of other compounds that you don't need to combat back pain. Would discuss with a pain specialist to ensure that you take more "pure" medications that help reduce your pain without other additives such cough suppressants. He/she may also discuss other techniques/options that lessen reliance on medications. ...Read more
I keep reading about doctors prescribing glucosamine for arthritis. Will this medication help my back pain?
Pain indicates : There is a problem. So, for starters i would recommend she see her pediatrician. From a foot doctor's perspective this is not an uncommon finding in someone with a flatfoot. Check her feet, if flatfeet are present an orthotic or arch support should be consider, however, the pediatric visit should come first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Period 3 days late , when I lay down or prop up my sides hurt and I have lower back pain. What is is and what can I do to help it. ?
Pregnancy test: I am unaware of how regular your periods are, but pregnancy is always a likely answer. it all depends on your cycle and exposure to sex. Usually I would do the test 1-2 weeks after a missed period, but you can do it now if you feel that you are pregnant. The back pain can be treated with tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, while you wait, but it is always best not to take anything if you think pregnancy ...Read more
Any idea what can I do to help preventing back pain? Been to doctor got iboprofen tablets what shall i eat?
I'm in my first trimester and am already having bad lower back pain. What are some safe ways to treat the pain and good exercises to help my back?
Mild to extreme lower back pain, what can I do to help with this? Back pain since i went into labor. Gave birth 2 yrs ago.
Sacroiliac joint: Probably the most common cause of low back pain that i see in clinic during and after a pregnancy is sacroiliac joint disorder. Consider seeing a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist in your area. Google "sacroiliac joint pain" and see if that sounds like you. There are of course a number of other causes of low back pain, so a thorough evaluation is needed. ...Read more
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