Is a lift to put in your shoe effective for low back pain?

It can be. In patients with between 1/8" to1" leg length discrepency, appropriate use of heel lifts can go a long way in releaving back pain caused by the discrepency.

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What types of work shoes help with lower back pain?

I think ideally. You are better off with an arch support then worrying about the type of shoe. Read more...
TRY ORTHOTICS. They can be placed in your work shoes and are very helpful for low back pain. Read more...

Lower back pain experience after wearing flat shoes all day?

Very common. try and wear supportive shoes or arch supports when you know you will stand for long periods of time... Read more...

Hi I picked up a heavy weight thing. I have lower back pain. Mostly when I try to wear shoes. What to do? Is needed massage? Thanks

Let me advice you. you may have slight sprain in your back and some massage therapy could help, but also you could have more than that, like a disc herniation, so be carefully if did not improved you should check it out. Read more...
Back strain. More info is needed to make a diagnosis but the most likely problem is simple back strain. Watch this video for lots of great information. http://youtu.be/BOjTegn9RuY. Read more...

Is there a type of shoe or brand of shoe is best for someone who suffers from mid to lower back pain?

Really . Whatever is comfortable. A shoe with a stuff heel counter and small heel will help but may not be comfortable to you. Read more...

My back aches in the am or after bending/pulling. But just standing in one place creates a specific lower back pain. Why? Could shoes fix?

LBP. sounds like you may have lumbar spine joint degeneration issues notice if things like vacuuming sweeping bother you may be related to the joints in your lumbar spine called the "facet joints" if this is the case shoes won't make a difference , imaging ordered by your doctor can detect this. Read more...

Are electro-muscle stimulator effective for low back pain?

Sometimes. I have had pros and cons. Some folks feel that it increases their pain. Muscle stimulators are really nerve/muscle stimulators and have a multitude of chemical effects upon the nerve and the muscle which can promote healing and improve pain. You really are not going to 'hurt" anything by giving it a try. Read more...
Maybe. There is no data to support this modality in low back pain, that doesn't mean that it doesn't work. Some people may respond to it. Read more...
TENS. TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) machine may help depending on your pain issue. Usually they can help acutely and if you get long term benefit great, they are just masking the pain while your body heals. If you continue with pain or not getting relief with TENS then consider eval with a pain/spine specialist. Read more...