5 Ways a chiropractor can significantly help lumbar instability and low back pain

 Hello Doctor, I went to my family physician last week for a problem I am having with almost constant low back pain that has been slowly worsening for several months.  I have not injured myself recently and I believe I am in otherwise excellent health.  She said that I have lumbar ins
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How can hamstring stretches help my low back pain and sciatica?

Hamstring stretches are almost always indicated for people who suffer from low back pain. Here is an interesting question from someone who wanted to know how doing hamstring stretches (located in the back part of the upper thigh) 0could help reduce back pain. Dr. Lumbago, I figure wit
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Hamstring stretches: Explained by Spinal Specialist with 40 years experience

Hamstring stretches for low back pain relief Lower back stretches and hamstring exercises for tight hamstring muscles Hamstring stretches, also known as hip stretches, are primarily used to reverse the negative effect of tight hamstring muscles on the lower back, pelvis and legs.  Any
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Can acupuncture treatment help my chronic low back pain?

Greetings KRJ, Well, that is a remarkable story of perseverance and strength of character that you displayed as a young man.  Congratulations to you for growing beyond the artificial limitations that an unfortunate accident put in front of you.  It is easy to understand your interest
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What are some good back exercises if you have osteoporosis?

Hi Dr. Lumbago, What are some good back exercises?  I am a woman 68 years old, with slight osteoporosis and some lumbar spinal curvature.  Occasionally I get some low back pain, but nothing serious that does not last long, probably like most people.  I am very active for my age with 8
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11 Steps to prevent low back pain from getting you down

How can I protect my back while lifting?  Many of these suggestions for protecting and taking care of a painful back are universally effective for both healthy and troubled lower back pain problems, and several fall under the category of common sense.  The reader’s lower back pain pro
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Acupuncturist describes how acupuncture can reduce chronic neck pain

Will acupuncture give me back pain relief with my arthritis?  Can I use acupuncture or acupressure for back and neck pain? According to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2002, acupuncture was used by an estimated 2.1 million U.S. adults, most of which was f
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Back doctor explains treatment for spondylolisthesis, a common cause of back pain

Spondylolisthesis: one more cause of neck and lower back pain What is spondylolisthesis? Spondylolisthesis (spon + dee + lo + lis + thee + sis) can be defined in either of two ways; one is more technically correct than the other. First the technical definition:  Spondylolisthesis is a
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Doctor who has treated 40,000 patients naturally talks about pain medication

Pain medication for back pain relief      Pain medicine for pain management The goal of the Dr. Lumbago website is to enable the reader with acute or ongoing chronic neck pain and low back pain to so successfully manage their problem that there no need to use pain medication or muscle
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Lumbago or back pain? A doctor with 40 years experience explains

What is lumbago? What is the difference between low back pain, lumbar pain and lumbago?  Lumbago definition Lumbago is simply another term for a non-specific low back pain or discomfort that occurs in the lumbar portion of the spine, ranging from mild to severe, sharp to dull, occasio
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