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How can I treat a slipped disc at home before seeing the doctor?
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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management
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In brief: Common sense
Alternate ice and heat.
Keep bending stooping twisting and lifting to a minimum. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatories were appropriate. The worst thing you can possibly do is bend over and pick up something heavy especially if the twisting motion is involved. It is surprisingly easy to tweak your back by doing just the wrong thing at the wrong time.

In brief: Common sense
Alternate ice and heat.
Keep bending stooping twisting and lifting to a minimum. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatories were appropriate. The worst thing you can possibly do is bend over and pick up something heavy especially if the twisting motion is involved. It is surprisingly easy to tweak your back by doing just the wrong thing at the wrong time.
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