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What are the best treatments for lumbago and back pains?
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Best is what works
There are many possible treatments for back pain.
Some treatments include rest, stretching, strengthening, physical therapy, spinal manipulation, massage, medications, injections, and surgery. The best treatment is whatever works for you. See your family doctor or orthopedists for confirmation of the cause of your back pain and a treatment recommendation.

In brief: Best is what works
There are many possible treatments for back pain.
Some treatments include rest, stretching, strengthening, physical therapy, spinal manipulation, massage, medications, injections, and surgery. The best treatment is whatever works for you. See your family doctor or orthopedists for confirmation of the cause of your back pain and a treatment recommendation.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Lifestyle changes
Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones.
Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help.

In brief: Lifestyle changes
Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones.
Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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