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Lower Back Pain (11,453 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

105 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Yoga / Stretching
(328)
Partial disc removal
(14)
Oxycodone (Oxycontin / Roxicodone)
(114)
Massage
(288)
Fentanyl patches
(29)
Discectomy
(35)
Heat/Ice
(445)
Physical Therapy
(370)
Hot tub therapy
(121)
Codeine
(87)
Diclofenac Sodium
(77)
Pilates
(64)
Ibuprofen
(374)
Planks (core exercise)
(104)
Hydrocodone
(104)
Cyclobenzaprine HCL
(32)
Pool Therapy
(98)
Myofascial Physical Therapy
(37)
Laminectomy
(39)
Chiropractic care
(269)
active muscle release
(12)
TENS
(138)
Partial vertebra removal
(7)
Loxoprofen
(3)
Weight loss
(216)
Prednisone 60mg
(12)
Infared light / lamp
(10)
Rest
(509)
Valium (Diazepam)
(19)
Improved posture
(217)
Naproxen (Aleve)
(178)
Osteopathy
(60)
Replace mattress
(191)
Exercise
(445)
Platelet-rich Plasma injection
(1)
Radio Frequency Ablation
(17)
Disc replacement
(4)
botox injection
(2)
Tramadol HCL Acetaminophen
(67)
ms contin
(7)
Progressive relaxation
(58)
Clonazepam (Klonopin/Rivotril)
(45)
Egoscue Method
(10)
rolfing
(1)
Zero-Gravity Chair
(23)
Magnesium chloride oil
(2)
McKenzie Press-ups
(29)
percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS).
(5)
Somatic Exercise
(5)
Cortisone Injection
(145)
Lumber support
(28)
Celebr
(3)
Tai Chi
(36)
herpes
(1)
Swimming laps
(81)
Anti-inflammatory diet
(87)
Reiki
(36)
Herbal supplements
(78)
Nikken natural energy technologies
(2)
Surgery with rods and screws
(23)
Acupuncture
(156)
Ketoprofen
(5)
Steroid injections of hips/spine
(136)
Electrical Stimulation
(96)
Ciclobenzaprine
(8)
No added sugar, gluten-free, carbohydrate restricted, high PUFA, moderate protein diet
(100)
Home scenar treatment
(3)
Back brace
(85)
Celebrex
(21)
Biofeedback
(8)
traction
(11)
Zanaflex
(26)
Willow bark (Salix alba)
(12)
aspirin
(39)
solumedrol injection
(4)
Change sleep position
(189)
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
(173)
Remove wallet from rear pocket
(54)
Accupunture
(13)
Back Support - Chinese Herbs by Evergreen
(1)
Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
(8)
Sam-e
(5)
Postertior Lumbar Spine Fusion
(29)
exercises
(74)
Chinese patches (mostly deer musk and camphor)
(13)
Anterior Lumbar Spine Fusion
(13)
alcohol
(32)
Inversion Therapy
(38)
Arnica Massage Oil
(31)
Sports
(163)
Curamin - natural pain product with curcumin
(29)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(39)
Spinal cord stimulation
(38)
Capsicum cream
(63)
Weight lifting / intense strength building
(135)
Inversion Table
(62)
Amitriptyline
(49)
Lyrica
(66)
Vitamin B supplements
(124)
Glucosamine and Chondroitin
(137)
Neurontin
(81)
Vitamin D supplements
(241)
Omega 3 fatty acids
(234)
Refraining from sexual activity
(104)
Brisk walking
(229)

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