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What kind of of medicines or exercises do you suggest for lower back pain?

Core exercises. If the pain is only related to muscle spasms then strengthening your abdominal muscles will provide support to and reduce the strain on your lower back muscles. Read more...

What's the best exercise (s) for lower back pain?

"Superman" exercises. Back injuries should always be checked by your doctor, especially if chronic or if one experiences symptoms down the legs. The superman exercise is ideal for strengthening the back muscles. Lie on your stomach, arms outstretched in front; lift the rt. Arm/shoulder and left leg/hip off the floor for 5 seconds, then repeat on the opposite side, do 12 sets, twice a day. See my back pain healthguide. Read more...
Yoga! Often the best exercise for your low back doesn't involve exercising the low back at all. Stretching the back, and strengthening the abdominal and oblique muscles, as well as stretching hamstrings and glutes (buttocks) can really help. Massage (rolling on one or two tennis balls in a sock on a carpeted floor) is good, but in the longer run, yoga is terrific. Read more...
Depends. If flexion (bending forward) makes your pain worse, then extension exercises are best. If extension (bending backward) makes your pain worse, then pelvic tilt and flexion exercises are better. Read more...
See below. A gentle home exercise program that focuses on core strengthening is going to be your best bet. A great resource for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com. Read more...

I've been having some lower back pain, in my spine, and, i'd like it if you could tell me what kind of backbrace I could use to help reduce pain.?

None. Backbraces do not "protect" the spine. If you need one, then just get a lumbar corset which will provide compression and warmth. I would not recommend wearing it all of the time. Read more...
Don't use one. I know this isn't the answer you're wanting but i almost never recommend a back brace. I think only one patient actually, and this was a older gentleman that promised to just use it with certain activities. The problem arises because the spinal brace takes over the need for your own abdominal and lumbar muscles and they therefore just get weaker and stabilize the spine even less. Read more...

Best exercise to lower back pain?

Core strengthening. Exercises that strengthen the core can be helpful in maintaining integrity and reduce stress on the spine. Typically disc herniations will resolve on their own as soon as 3-6 weeks or as late as 6-9 months. Just depends on how you take care of yourself, exercise, anti-inflammatories, tylenol (acetaminophen) and if you need to lose weight that will help immensely. Read more...
Swimming . There are many stretches to do on land, but if you have access to a pool or lake, doing whatever swimming strokes you are most comfortable with, is an excellent way to loosen up your back. Just think about stretching your whole body to its full length as you put your arms in the water with each stroke. Don't worry about how far or fast you swim. Even 15 minutes 3+ times a week will help a lot. . Read more...
See below. A gentle home exercise program that focuses on core strengthening is going to be your best bet. A great resource for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com. Read more...
See Physical Therapy. Most patients with low back pain will benefit by using physical therapy exercise for pain relief. It should be monitored by a physical therapist to ensure follow through and avoid problems. Read more...

What exercises help treat lower back pain?

Core. Core excercises are very good for low back pain. There are several examples of "core exercises" on the internet. Your physical therapist should also be able to show you examples. It is also important to stay flexible with emphasis on stretching your hamstrings. Read more...

How can exercise help relieve lower back pain?

Most of back pain. Can get better if you stay active, avoid positions and activities that may increase or cause back pain.Hen you no longer have acute pain, you may be ready for gentle strengthening exercises for your stomach, back, and legs, and perhaps for some stretching exercises. Exercise may not only help decrease low back pain, but it may also help you recover faster, prevent prevent reinjury to your back. Read more...

Are there exercises to help with lower back pain?

Yes. I would recommend getting involved with a formal physical therapist. There are mckenzie type exercises that are very good. Pilates, yoga are also excellent. Read more...
Yes. General conditioning including stretches, cardiovascular exercises and core strengthening are good as well. As yoga and pilates. Read more...