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Can a chiropractor or a medical doctor fix chronic lumbago?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

A chiropractor will offer a deep massage which might temporarily give some relief.
You need a medical doctor, preferably a physiatrist or orthopod, to actually diagnosis your problem and recommend treatment likely to cure your lumbago.

In brief: Depends

A chiropractor will offer a deep massage which might temporarily give some relief.
You need a medical doctor, preferably a physiatrist or orthopod, to actually diagnosis your problem and recommend treatment likely to cure your lumbago.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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David Miller
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: OMM

Low back pain is one of the areas where osteopathic manipulation has been shown to be particularly effective.
Osteopathic medicine includes the same medical training as an md, combined with manipulative treatments similar to (but distinct from) chiropractic care. In this way, your local do is able to use the widest possible variety of modalities to treat your low back pain.

In brief: OMM

Low back pain is one of the areas where osteopathic manipulation has been shown to be particularly effective.
Osteopathic medicine includes the same medical training as an md, combined with manipulative treatments similar to (but distinct from) chiropractic care. In this way, your local do is able to use the widest possible variety of modalities to treat your low back pain.
David Miller
David Miller
Answer assisted by David Miller, Medical Student
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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

The natural history of lbp is to resolve, but depending on the underlying diagnosis, your pain can be alleviated.

In brief: It depends

The natural history of lbp is to resolve, but depending on the underlying diagnosis, your pain can be alleviated.
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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