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Debating Microdiscectomy L5/S1 Left
Avoid surgery at all costs. My latest MRI reads: "probable impingement at the L5/S1 nerve root." I went to...More
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Sleep Number Beds
I am 36 years old and have had back pain for roughly 10 years I purchased a sleep number bed and after about...More
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good luck
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Be safe
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back pain
I find it sometimes relaxes my back to get a hot pack and use it.
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find that a heating pad usually helps me with my back after a hard day at work More
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MRI Results of Back Help
Just received my MRI and need to wait 2 weeks for my follow up appointment. Can anyone help me read the results...More
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Back pain refeif
Streches are very helpful for back pain and for me "don't bend forward when sitting".
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Back Health
my key is to stretch daily
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Inversion Table
when I have lower back pain, I hang upside down on an inversion table. It helps me. I thought I'd share.
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Was wondering if you would be so kind as to donate to and/or share my fundraiser so that I can get the proper...More
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Lower Back Pain *****
I wanted to share what I found to help my lower back pain. I suffered for over a year, went to several...More
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Skype calls in place of Face to Face appts.
We've been going to Pain Doc appts. for years that are more than 106 miles one way, to receive prescriptions (and...More
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Spinal fusion
I had lumbar fusion at L 4-5, L5-S1 19 years ago with limited success. I have been disabled because of pain,...More
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back pain
go to the doctor
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Acupuncture helps
Both acupuncture and cups do great in pain management.
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Cardio can get you too!
To those who think back injuries can only happen on the weight lifting floor of your local fitness...More
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Try water therapy
I also have had surgery for L5S1,protruding disc for sciatic pain. Everything was fine for a year. Then the pain came back and the doctor ... More
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