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I have siatica pain in lower back what type of therahy is…

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I have siatica pain...

I have siatica pain in lower back what type of therahy is good

Doctor's Assistant: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

Lack of movement i guess no injuries

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Medical
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Have you had this evaluated by your doctor with x-rays and an MRI of the back?

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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 8 months ago

Well first you need to have those done to determine exactly what the problem is--arthritis of the spine, disk bulging, nerve root compression, etc.

If I were your doctor, once that was done, I'd refer you to a physiatrist--a physical medicine and rehabilitation MD specialist--for a customized hands-on therapy program that should help greatly with your symptoms

Please let me know if you need any more information

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