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My 11yr old, just finished her period 2 days ago. She Has bad low back pain. The pain is very low & into buttocks on both sides. 400 mg Motrin no help?

Lower backache. You can try aleve (naproxen) 220 mg , lf that does not help she shoud see her pediatrician, usually the 1st few cycles are non ovulatory & painless, that is why she should be checked. I hope she feels better soon. Good luck. . Read more...

I've been having severe lower back pain for two days. The pain radiates down my left leg. I've tried taking motrin 600. What can I do? New job no ins.

So sorry. You can take Motrin up to 2400 mg per 24 hours, as long as your stomach tolerates it. Also try this (but i wouldn't emphasize the bouncing activities at this time, maybe later)... http://www.livestrong.com/article/383092-the-best-exercises-for-a-herniated-disc/. Read more...
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...
Ice. 30 min on, 30 min off(frozen corn works well) for 1 day then change to same routine with moist heat. Motrin800mg every 8 hours. Sleep with legs bent and pillow beneath legs and between knees. Take short but frequent walks. No bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, lifting or sitting for long. Read more...