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Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But so can most any pain reliever so check with your doctor to see which is best for you.

In brief: Yes

But so can most any pain reliever so check with your doctor to see which is best for you.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes in several cases

Typical or idiopathic scoliosis is a painless spine deformity but if large it may cause muscular pain & if it extends into the lower back it can accelerate degeneration there & Motrin may help.
Sometimes a scoliosis develops due to degeneration in the lower back & Motrin may help, again. Sometimes a scoliosis can develop from a benign bone tumor that responds to Motrin or from disc herniation.

In brief: Yes in several cases

Typical or idiopathic scoliosis is a painless spine deformity but if large it may cause muscular pain & if it extends into the lower back it can accelerate degeneration there & Motrin may help.
Sometimes a scoliosis develops due to degeneration in the lower back & Motrin may help, again. Sometimes a scoliosis can develop from a benign bone tumor that responds to Motrin or from disc herniation.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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