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What Can You Do At Home To Help Lower Back Pain
Let me help: Most low back pain can be treated without surgery. Treatment involves using analgesics, reducing inflammation, restoring proper function and strength to the back, and preventing recurrence of the injury. Most patients with back pain recover without residual functional loss. Patients should contact a doctor if there is not a noticeable reduction in pain and inflammation after 72 hours of self-care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. Treatment involves nsaid's, pt for mckenzie exercises, core exercises pilates/yoga/piyo. See a doc if persistent. ...Read more
Is there anything I can do at home to help with my lower back pain. I have a herniated disk and i'm getting surgery but until then im suffering :/?
Non-operative: You should try gentle stretching and core strengthening exercises. You can try a hot tub or heating pad but use it sparingly and don't injure yourself by too much heat. Injections can often relieve the sciatic pain by both reducing inflammation of the nerve and also dissolving some of the fat around the nerves which can often yield excellent relief. It all these fail then surgery may be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back pain at home: Can certainly be treated with improvements in posture and flexebility exercises. Try to walk, and avoid being sedentary (or in bed!) for a long time, as 'motion is lotion' for most back pain problems. Core strengthening and healthy eating-and-drinking can help a lot too. Certainly do not smoke, as smokers have a 40% greater chance for backpain than non-smokers! use anti-inflammatories sparingly! ...Read more
I'm 19 and i get very bad lower back pain around that time of month, please help me with some at home solutions, its very difficult to sit and sleep.
Sure: Warm shower or a bath can decrease muscular tension and spasms/cramps. Make sure you are well hydrated and consider a multi-vitamin as these can cause cramping. Green tea and other foods may lessen inflammatory processes. Plenty of sleep also will your body to naturally heal itself. ...Read more
Possibly: Anxiety in general can increase muscle tension, including in the low back. Other frequent areas are the top, back, and sides of head, neck, and shoulders. Any of this can lead to pain. Best plan, though, is to see your physician about the panic attacks. These can be helped through psychotherapy -- and also medication, if needed. Treatment of anxiety may free you from both conditions. ...Read more
I have lower back pain this pain is taavling in my legs this pain is present last three months please ans me with some home remidies
No home remidies: There are no home remidies that will help you. It says here you're pregnant. Low back pain that's taavling in your legs could be a herniated disc or an obstetric nerve problem or sciatica or all 3. If so, it's something you have to live with, pregnant or not, or it's something that's treatable but that no doctor will touch while you're pregnant unless it's to save your life or your baby's. ...Read more
Moist heat: Get a large size towel sprinkle some water on it, put it in microwave for 3-4 minutes and use over the painful area, repeat 2-3 time. Good luck. ...Read more
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