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What medication is good for back pain?

What medication is 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 more

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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


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Is there any exercise that is good for back pain?

Is there any exercise that is good for back pain?

Strengthen your: Stomach and back muscles. For you, because of the hernia repair, you are going to have to be extra careful. You can ask to be refered to physical therapy, to help do so safely. ...Read more

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Why is an X-ray not good for back pain?

Why is an X-ray not good for back pain?

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 more

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Is rhizotomy good for back pain?

Is rhizotomy good for back pain?

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 more

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Is naproxen good for back pain?

Is naproxen good for back pain?

Naproxen: Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory medication. It is effective for back pain, especially for muscular pain. If your pain is not improved with it, please see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Holistic therapies - what is good for back pain?

Holistic therapies - what is good for back pain?

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 more

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Is the natural pain relief medicine celadrex good for back pain?

Is the natural pain relief medicine celadrex good for back pain?

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 more

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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 ?

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

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What's a good way to address back pain?

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 more

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What is a good medication for back pain?

What is a good medication for back pain?

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 more

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What is a good thing to do for back pain?

What is a good thing to do for back pain?

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

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What stretches are good to relieve back pain?

What stretches are good to relieve back pain?

Core muscle strength: You will need to strengthen abdominal and low back muscles. Yoga and pilates are options as are others. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to ease back pain quickly?

Ice and stretch: Depending on the cause, usually, ice pack calms the muscles in spasm. Gentle stretching is the second best to follow. But if pain persists refer to your physician. ...Read more

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Please describe a good bed to relieve back pain?

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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What is a good, recommended bed to relieve back pain?

Depends: No specific bed has been shown to be helpful. Different people prefer different beds so try a bunch out and see what's most comfortable for you. If your bed is too old though it may be time to replace it. ...Read more

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What type of medicine is good to take when you have back pain?

What type of medicine is good to take when you have back pain?

NSAIDS: Back pain is usually due to muscle soreness. Anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen, Naproxen can be helpful. A heating pad can also be beneficial to help relax the muscle. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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