Treatments for Back Pain

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This Slide will provide an overview of some common treatments for back pain. Deciding what treatment to use will be based on the cause, and level, of the pain. Get more information from http://arthritis.com.sg/treatments-for-back-pain/.

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Treatments for Back Pain

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Home Care for Back Pain Rest – Lie down in a comfortable and natural position. Ice or Heat - Try alternating them Over-the-Counter pain medication Gentle Exercise – for pain related to tightness or tension, gentle exercise of the surrounding muscles Get a supportive mattress.

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Chiropractors and Physical Therapists Chiropractors do their work using hands-on manipulation to align the body which have safety concerns for some people. Physical therapists may do massage and teach exercises that help the body align naturally. The basic theory overall is that proper alignment yields proper movement and thus, prevents or eliminates pain.

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Medication For Back Pain The type of medication that will be most effective may depend on the causes of the back pain . Inflammations are best treated with Nsaids , such as Aleve and Ibuprofen, whereas muscle tension or spasms are often treated by muscle relaxants.

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Spinal Decompression The process gently stretches the spine and changes its force and position. During the procedure, the patient lies down on their stomach or back and relaxes, while a revolutionary traction machine is able to separate the vertebrae, lessening the impact of discs responsible for that intra-vertebral pressure.

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Electric Stimulation and Electro-thermal Therapies This treatment is used to provide short-term pain relief, so that it is not used for chronic pain. A low-voltage device delivers electrodes near the source of pain, which scrambles pain messages to the brain, resulting in relief.

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