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What causes your lower back to hurt?

What causes your lower back to hurt?

More ideas: Try finding a good osteopathic physician (do) who does gentle manipulation. Online sources: biodo.Com, cranial academy.Com, academyofosteopathy.Org. A good chiropractor can help, as can other bodyworkers who do feldenkrais or alexander techniques. Yoga w/ a good instructor to supervise your alignment may also be useful. Try tai chi or qi gong. Above all exercise regularly as prevention. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when i look down in my lower back?

Why does it hurt when i look down in my lower back?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back to hurt and what can heal it?

What are the causes of lower back to hurt and what can heal it?

Need diagnosis first: First in order to make it heal you need to know what is causing the back pain.They are multiple causes to back pain and a proper diagnosis is imperative before offering a cure. ...Read more

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I Fell and hurt my lower back at work. How Can I Treat it at home?

I Fell and hurt my lower back at work. How Can I Treat it at home?

Hiw far eas fall?: Rest heat or ice massage Otc antiflammatories all worth trying If pain persist see a specialist If it was at work it should be covered under work comp at leaSt for 6 weeks ...Read more

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I hurt alot in my lower back on the right side. What could this be?

I hurt alot in my lower back on the right side. What could this be?

Need more info: There are many things that can cause your pain. I would need to know if there was any injury like a fall or a blow to your back. or a bad sprain .Kidney problems may also be thought of. Please make an appointment with your family physician to find out the answer to your question. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to lift weights after I have recovered from a hurt lower back?

How long should I wait to lift weights after I have recovered from a hurt lower back?

Pain free and rehab: It depends on the nature of the injury. Someone who is athletic should see a physiatrist to determine the diagnosis and to guide the rehabilitation. Subtleties like core strength and alignment should be evaluated. American college of sports medicine guidelines recommend no more than 10% increase in intensity, duration or frequency per week. ...Read more

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The local shop is out of paracetimol and my lower back really hurts! what is a good alternative?

Varied measures: If you have known chronic mechanical back pain then you can use topical applications of heat for spasm and ice for pain. In lieu of the Acetaminophen you could use advil (ibuprofen) if you can tolerate anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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Since I rock all the time would that cause my lower back to hurt all the time? What would u suggests I do

Back pain: Keep the proper posture as much as possible, stting straight with the normal curves and shoulders curved back. Learn some back muscle strengthening exercises as it is probably muscle related problem. If pain persist get xrays to rule out any structural problems ...Read more

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I have been a cna for years now my lower back chronically hurts after thirty minutes of standing is it degenerative .

I have been a cna for years now my  lower back chronically hurts after thirty minutes of standing  is it degenerative .

Possible: There are many causes of back pain. It can be degenerative disk disease. You have to think about compression fractures, but less likely with your age. It can also be due to strained muscles around your lower back. ...Read more