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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain - Treatments

  • Rest and restrict activities until well
  • Take pain medications as advised
  • Exercise at least twice a day to strengthen the back, stomach and hip muscles
  • Hot or cold compression to temporarily relieve pain
  • Surgery is only recommended when there is:
    • Inability to control bladder or bowels
    • Numbness and weakness in the lower limbs
    • Pain that does not go away despite treatment

Low Back Pain - Preparing for surgery

Low Back Pain - Post-surgery care

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