Back Lower (Lumbar) Pain Treatment

General pain in the lower back area.

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 Helped a lot
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There is a long history of back problems in my family, and being so I threw out my back for the first time at the age of 23. It took me about two weeks to realize that the pain was not going to go away on it's own, regardless of how much ice or heat I put on it myself. ....
 Helped a lot
2 of 2 people found this helpful
Due to chronic abuse, I have chronic pain in my lower back. I went in to seek treatment at 18 years of age, and the doctor first suggested I lose weight ( I was 5'2'' and weighed 115 lbs). I went to see someone else who after trying a number of drugs with awful side effects eventually put me on ....
 Healed
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The situation occurred when I attempted to do a simple, everyday task. I reached down to get a pair of socks out of the bottom drawer of the dresser and fell to the ground as my back simply gave out! I could not get up! I was in an enormous amount of pain and was helped to the bed. For ....

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Category
Name Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
3.8
(177)
44 83 29 10 11
Diet and Weight Management
Diet Management
4.2
2 2 1
Diet and Weight Management
Weight Loss
4.0
2 4 2
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-anxiety medication
5.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Pain Killers (Analgesic)
4.0
1 2 1
Drugs and Supplements
Glucosamine
4.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Vicodin Medication
4.0
1 2 1
Drugs and Supplements
Tricyclics (Amytriptaline)
4.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
3.2
3 2 1
Drugs and Supplements
Motrin - Ibuprofen
2.8
1 1 1 1
Drugs and Supplements
Cortisone Injection
2.3
1 1 1
Exercise
Swimming
4.5
1 1
Exercise
Aerobics Exercises
4.3
1 2
Exercise
Strengthening
4.3
2 6
Exercise
Walking
4.3
1 3
Exercise
Yoga
4.2
1 4
Exercise
Weight Machines
4.0
1
Exercise
Cable Weights
4.0
1
Exercise
Change of Sleeping Position
4.0
1 2 1
Exercise
Tai Chi
4.0
1
Exercise
Dumbells
4.0
1 1
Exercise
Running
4.0
1 1
Exercise
Exercise
3.7
2 5 1 2
Exercise
Proper Posture
3.5
1 1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Knee brace
5.0
1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Ball
4.5
1 1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Back Support Brace
4.0
1
Surgery
Discectomy
4.0
1
Therapy
Reflexology Treatment
5.0
1
Therapy
Acupuncture
5.0
1
Therapy
Leg Elevation
4.0
1
Therapy
Micro current
4.0
2
Therapy
Range of Motion Exercises
4.0
1
Therapy
Traction
4.0
1
Therapy
Massage Therapy
3.9
4 8 3 1
Therapy
Stretching Treatment
3.9
4 4 2 1
Therapy
Physical Therapy
3.8
3 3 1 1
Therapy
Ice
3.6
3 4 2 1 1
Therapy
Rest
3.6
2 1 1 1
Therapy
Bed Rest
3.5
2 1 1
Therapy
Pressure
3.5
1 1
Therapy
Heat Therapy
3.5
2 3 4 1
Therapy
Chiropractic
3.5
1 5 2 2
Therapy
Inversion
2.3
1 1 1
Topical
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4.0
1
Topical
Cocoa Butter Cream
4.0
1
Topical
Biofreeze
1.0
1
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