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What S Good For Back Pain
Back Pain Meds: There are multiple categories and types of medications for back pain; depending on how severe your symptoms are, how long you’ve had them, where they’re located, and what side effects you can tolerate: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/medication ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Looks at bone only: Xrays show only bone. A fracture is an unlikely cause of back pain. There can be several reasons for back pain, like lumbar disc inflammation with or without nerve impingment, facet joint irritation, sacroiliac joint irritation, muscle strain. A thorough physical exam and diagnostic studies will help determine what treatment will be best depending on your diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generally Good: Radiofrequency procedures work well if a previous facet injection or medial branch block was performed with greater than 75-80% relief that was obtained. As with anything there are failures, but quite low if the block worked well. Risks are the same as with any spine procedure, no different. Rare that you would be worse off afterwards. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Arnica: Arnica is one of the holistic pain management that we recommend... Without using narcotics or nsaids, it is worth a try for inflammation or pain. Read the package directions or ask your local health store about the potency and best dosage for using arnica. A holistic doctor would be a good idea for dosage or if pain persists for more than a brief time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: This sounds like someone is marketing a non-FDA approved nutritional supplement with a name that is designed to sound almost exactly like "Celebrex", an FDA-approved non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication that can be effective for some pain conditions. I would avoid "celadrex" like the plague. The only way it might help for back pain is that you wallet will weigh less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad lower back pain I want to get a bigger butt but squats are not good for back pain what else would be a good exercise ?
Think ballet: if you look at professional dancers, they work on the small muscles with repetition. Barre is a great work out for butt without weights... ...Read more
Evaluated yet?: I agree with dr. Patel. However, have you been medically evaluated for the cause of your back pain? That is important to do to insure that you have a "non-surgical" back. In addition to dr. Patel's excellent recommendations - consider acupuncture, acupressure or yoga as well. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Back pain have multiple causes, such as urinary track infection, peptic ulcer diseases, cancer, arthritis of spine, disc herniation, inflammation of muscles, and refereed pain from other parts. Suggest refer to your physician for proper treatment. Any pain killer has a temporary effect. Do not take a lot tylenol, (acetaminophen) for pain because is silent killer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back pain common: No two "back pains" are the same. Key is to remain as active as possible, avoid activities/factors that worsen pain, and seek formal evaluation by a physician if symptoms persists or is related to a traumatic event. ...Read more
Bed for back pain: A firm mattress is desirable, but more importantly it is the position in which you sleep. Pillow position is also important. Using more than one pillow with you neck flexed all the time can lead to cervical disc degeneration.. Watching tv while in bed, reading with the neck flexed are some more causes for neck pain. Sleeping on the tummy can increase facet joint related pain. ...Read more
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