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What is the best treatment for low back pain?

What is the best treatment for low back pain?

See below: Low back pain is often a chronic condition. There are many conservative treatment options including medication, therapy, and sometimes injections. Surgery would be a last resort. Often the best way to treat chronic pain is to work on posture, exercise, modify diet. Seeing a physician would be recommended to discuss these options. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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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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Are there any permanent treatment for lower back pain?

No: Nothing that is a guarantee. Start simple with rest, ice and nsaids. Epidural steroid injections may help. Physical therapy to strengthen your abdominal core muscles may help. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lower back pain for a youngster?

Need evaluation: It is certainly not normal for a youngster to have lower back pain so i would recommend evaluation by a doctor who specializes in this area. The conditions that cause back pain in kids is much different than in adult. ...Read more

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What is recommended to help to find treatment for lower back pain?

Low back pain: There a many reasons your lower back can hurt. The most important is to find out why. Maybe it's degenerative disc disease, maybe instability or a deformity (mild scoliosis maybe). The diagnosis why you hurt directs the treatment. Typical stretching, and core strengthening can help across the board, but you should find out what's wrong first. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

What is surgical treatment for lower back pain?

Back pain surgery: Surgery for back pain can be either a discectomy where a part of the disc is removed or a fusion where 2 painful vertebrae are fused together as one (usually using screws and rods) . ...Read more

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Will lower back pain always need treatment?

Will lower back pain always need treatment?

Not realy: If your back bother after you work in the yard, it last few days and go but if you disc problem in your back and effecting the nerve most likely need treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a good treatment for 10/10 lower back pain?

Is there a good treatment for 10/10 lower back pain?

10/10 back pain: This rating is meaningless without a full evaluation by an md be it a specialist or your pmd. Treatments are not provided based on a patients numeric rating. This is because what is a 10/10 to you maybe a 6/10 or a 4/10 to someone else. In acute pain the rating is quite good, in chronic pain it is very inacurate. ...Read more

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What treatment can I use to help with lower back pain?

What treatment can I use to help with lower back pain?

Back pain: Rest, heat applied to the painful area, and anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen are a good start. If no help then see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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


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