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Any suggestion on how to ease mild/moderate back pain with just OTC meds?

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Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Back pain

I would always recommend seeing your pcp first so they can exam you or a spine specialist.
When you see a spine specialist they will do a thorough exam and would get a MRI to check your disc spaces, nerves and facet joints. Once getting those results and comparing it to your history and physical exam, they then can formulate a plan from most conservative to least conservative.

In brief: Back pain

I would always recommend seeing your pcp first so they can exam you or a spine specialist.
When you see a spine specialist they will do a thorough exam and would get a MRI to check your disc spaces, nerves and facet joints. Once getting those results and comparing it to your history and physical exam, they then can formulate a plan from most conservative to least conservative.
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