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What is the best way to releive lower back pain?

What is the best way to releive lower back pain?

Exercise: There are many studies on the subject of lower back pain. The majority suggest the best method of controlling chronic lower back pain is exercise to create core strength and loose weight. I also suggest daily stretching and core strength exercises. You can find these exercises at: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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 is the best way to alleviate lower back pain?

What is the best way to alleviate lower back pain?

Correct diagnosis...: Fortunately, most low back pain does not last long and does respond to otc meds. However, finding the diagnosis is most important. Stay away from clinics or doctors that push narcotics! ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to relieve upper and lower back pain?

Need advice on what is the the best way to relieve upper and lower back pain?

Osteopathic Doctor: Consult with a doctor or osteopathic medicine that is using manual manipulation. Some physical therapist are also trained in osteopathic manipulation. This is not a chiropractor! ...Read more

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What is the easiest way or fastest way to relieve lower back pain?

What is the easiest way or fastest way to relieve lower back pain?

Home remedy: Avoid heavy lifting, stooping, and strenuous activities but continue normal daily activity. It's important not to sit and lay around all day. Heat or ice can help as well as Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). If pain persists for more than 1 month, you need to go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to deal with my lower back pain?

What is the quickest way to deal with my lower back pain?

Speedy: There is no surefire "quick" remedy for lower back pain, since there are many causes for the pain. The best advice is to keep moving...Walk every day and increase the distance each day. A back exercise program also helps. Anti-inflammatory meds can help (in moderation). If nothing is helping, please get evaluated by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve siatica leg pain?

What is the best way to relieve siatica leg pain?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. You may consider options like epidural steroid injections if not better. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

What is the best way to get help for chronic lower back pain?

Osteopathic Doctor: If conventional examinations haven't found the cause or conventional treatments haven't relieved the pain, consider an evaluation by an osteopathic physician, especially one who specializes in hands-on diagnosis and osteopathic manipulation. They can often find the cause and/or treat it when others can't. ...Read more

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What is a natural way to ease lower back pain?

Exercise: Generally, a core conditioning program with gentle strecthing, cadio routines and exercises emphasizing core strengthening in additon to keeping a lean body mass and savoiding fatigue. Habits such as smoking have a significant negative impact on the spine. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce lower backpain?

What is the best way to reduce lower backpain?

It varies: There are many causes for back pain, so answer does vary. Many will feel better is they become or stay active. Regular exercise (30 minutes or more at least 3 days a week) improves a person's overall health. Back muscle (core) stretching and strengthening also helps. Your primary doctor may be able to guide you in your specific situation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure back pain without pain meds?

Fitness: Best way to reduce back pain is to be as light as you can (optimal weight) be as fit as you can (high level of fitness with good core muscle strength) and don't smoke. The intermittent use of anti-inflammatory medications will help as well. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to relieve pain in my stomach?

What is the best treatment to relieve pain in my stomach?

A clear diagnosis: See your primary care for an evaluation and find out the root of your stomach problem. Then they can give you a clear treatment. ...Read more

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Want pain drugs. What is the best way to relieve my joint pain?

Want pain drugs. What is the best way to relieve my joint pain?

Cause?: Joint pain may have many causes. Once the cause of the pain is determined, an appropriate treatment plan can be made. However, drugs especially opiate(pain) analgesics are rarely warranted.Treatment may include bracing, physical therapy, injections, exercise, anti-inflammatory drugs and surgery. ...Read more

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Pain in right hip joint and lower back pain is getting worse, physio is not helping. What is the best way to ease the pain?

Pain in right hip joint and lower back pain is getting worse, physio is not helping. What is the best way to ease the pain?

Hip / back pain: Not sure where it is from. Was it caused by an injury? Is it in the muscles, the joints or the ligaments? How long have you worked with your physio? Do you do any other treatments, like ibuprofen, icing, or heat treatment? Do you do the exercises your physio teaches you on your own? Is the leg pain on the same side as the back pain? Have you had any tests to help evaluate? ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve severe back pain with over-the-counter medicine?

What is the best way to relieve severe back pain with over-the-counter medicine?

Anti-inflammatories: Otc meds such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen can be very effective in relieving back pain when used regularly for a short period of time. These are usually paired with stretching and strengthening back exercises. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to relieve sciatica pain?

What is the quickest way to relieve sciatica pain?

Multiple ways: The sciatic nerve can be irritated because of a herniated disc, arthritis that results in tightening of the spinal canal, falls, injuries, or other rare causes (tumors, infections). Anti-inflammatory medications, steroids, physical therapy (especially with traction) can be helpful to relieve the pain. If these treatments aren't helpful, surgery may be indicated and may give the quickest relief. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve period pains?

What is the best way to relieve period pains?

Period pains: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

What is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

Examination: There are many causes of isolated hip area pain. Would recommend rest, heat/ ice, and nsaids. If the pain persist see your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more