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I hurt my lumbar back, the doctor send me to physical therapy, is this the correct thing to do?
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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Physical therapy helps with muscle relaxation and can realign the skeletal system. I the symptoms are not improving with therapy, adding medications ( muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories, among others) can help.
If symptoms not responding to above, consider imaging, usually an x ray and possibly an mri.

In brief: Yes
Physical therapy helps with muscle relaxation and can realign the skeletal system. I the symptoms are not improving with therapy, adding medications ( muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories, among others) can help.
If symptoms not responding to above, consider imaging, usually an x ray and possibly an mri.
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