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How can using an inversion table help with lower back pain?

How can using an inversion table help with lower back pain?


Almost every night I wake up at night with severe back pain. After I sit up on my bed or have a little walk, pain goes away. What can be the reason and how can I stop the pain?

Almost every night I wake up at night with severe back pain. After I sit up on my bed or have a little walk, pain goes away. What can be the reason and how can I stop the pain?


What’s a good stretch, yoga position or posture to relieve intense sciatica?

What’s a good stretch, yoga position or posture to relieve intense sciatica?


What are the common causes of Lower Back Pain?

What are the common causes of Lower Back Pain?


Have you ever gone through a minimally invasive Lumbar micro endoscopic discectomy? Would it be something I should go for? I have slight bulging disc issue that has been irritating my nerve for 20 years.

Have you ever gone through a minimally invasive Lumbar micro endoscopic discectomy? Would it be something I should go for? I have slight bulging disc issue that has been irritating my nerve for 20 years.


What are the common causes of lower back pain and how do I alleviate the pain?

What are the common causes of lower back pain and how do I alleviate the pain?


What can I do to reduce pain in the spine if it’s been 2 years since the surgery?

What can I do to reduce pain in the spine if it’s been 2 years since the surgery?


Do you have a treatment for a C3 C4 disc bulge?

Do you have a treatment for a C3 C4 disc bulge?


What herbal medicine is good for cervical spine pain and herniated discs?

What herbal medicine is good for cervical spine pain and herniated discs?


What treatment options are there for Degenerative Disc Disease besides spinal fusion surgery? (I don’t want to just take pain pills, or shots every month, forever).

What treatment options are there for Degenerative Disc Disease besides spinal fusion surgery? (I don’t want to just take pain pills, or shots every month, forever).


How long did it take to get a handle on coping with chronic pain without medication? What helped you the most?

How long did it take to get a handle on coping with chronic pain without medication? What helped you the most?


Can Rolfing really heal your back pain?

Can Rolfing really heal your back pain?


What is the best tablet for body pain?

What is the best tablet for body pain?


Why are chronic pain patients so often forgotten in the opioid crisis discussion?

Why are chronic pain patients so often forgotten in the opioid crisis discussion?


For a lumbar spine L4-L5 disc bulge, what medication is the best treatment?

For a lumbar spine L4-L5 disc bulge, what medication is the best treatment?


How bad can lower back pain get when you have degenerative discs?

How bad can lower back pain get when you have degenerative discs?


What are some things you wish people understood about your chronic pain?

What are some things you wish people understood about your chronic pain?


I’ve had chronic pain in my right arm for over 6 years, and no doctor can diagnose what’s wrong. What can I do?

I’ve had chronic pain in my right arm for over 6 years, and no doctor can diagnose what’s wrong. What can I do?


What can I expect to happen being diagnosed with spinal stenosis in my upper vertebrae, more specifically from a pinched nerve on the right side?

What can I expect to happen being diagnosed with spinal stenosis in my upper vertebrae, more specifically from a pinched nerve on the right side?


What’s a good remedy for upper back pain?

What’s a good remedy for upper back pain?


How can we treat a posterior disc bulge?

How can we treat a posterior disc bulge?


Is the CBD oil good for herniated disc nerve pain? Is it all the same? Are the online versions any good?

Is the CBD oil good for herniated disc nerve pain? Is it all the same? Are the online versions any good?


Can lower back pain be triggered by emotions? How do you process it?

Can lower back pain be triggered by emotions? How do you process it?


What can I do about my back pain? I have degenerative disc disease in L3-5 and 2 herniated discs in mid back. Please help. I’m about to give up. All the pain meds and cortisone shots don’t help.

What can I do about my back pain? I have degenerative disc disease in L3-5 and 2 herniated discs in mid back. Please help. I’m about to give up. All the pain meds and cortisone shots don’t help.


How likely is chronic back pain caused by herniated disc if I’ve never had sciatic symptoms?

How likely is chronic back pain caused by herniated disc if I’ve never had sciatic symptoms?


How is it possible to cure disk bulging and nerve compression in the L5 and L6 region? How does the spine go back to its original position?

How is it possible to cure disk bulging and nerve compression in the L5 and L6 region? How does the spine go back to its original position?


Are bulging discs incurable?

Are bulging discs incurable?


How do you stop lower back pain after a microdiscectomy?

How do you stop lower back pain after a microdiscectomy?


I’m a 38 year old runner and triathlete who is two months into treatment for a severely herniated disk at L5-S1. Has anyone else returned to physical activity from a similar back injury? What was the time frame? Did your back pain completely go away?

I’m a 38 year old runner and triathlete who is two months into treatment for a severely herniated disk at L5-S1. Has anyone else returned to physical activity from a similar back injury? What was the time frame? Did your back pain completely go away?


My herniated disc was confirmed by an MRI and I received physical therapy. Are there no benefits in doing abdominal exercises?

My herniated disc was confirmed by an MRI and I received physical therapy. Are there no benefits in doing abdominal exercises?


What is the best coir mattress or spring? I have lower back pain.

What is the best coir mattress or spring? I have lower back pain.


How much pain would I be in with a full blown herniated disk? I hurt my back recently from weightlifting and have sciatica. It is mild and I’ve had it for a few months. I’m thinking this is due to a herniated disk, but I would be in more pain, right?

How much pain would I be in with a full blown herniated disk? I hurt my back recently from weightlifting and have sciatica. It is mild and I’ve had it for a few months. I’m thinking this is due to a herniated disk, but I would be in more pain, right?


If I have a bulging disc that is pressed against my nerve, and I feel pain in my lower back, is the pain caused by my emotions or by the nerve being pinched?

If I have a bulging disc that is pressed against my nerve, and I feel pain in my lower back, is the pain caused by my emotions or by the nerve being pinched?


Does sciatica pain in S1 always mean there is a ruptured or herniated disc problem?

Does sciatica pain in S1 always mean there is a ruptured or herniated disc problem?


How useful are chiropractors for treating lower back pain, especially herniated discs?

How useful are chiropractors for treating lower back pain, especially herniated discs?


Does an inversion machine help spinal stenosis?

Does an inversion machine help spinal stenosis?


Are yoga, pilates, or some other sports best for back pain?

Are yoga, pilates, or some other sports best for back pain?


When you have back pain, or other types of pain, under what conditions do you use ice? In what conditions do you use heat?

When you have back pain, or other types of pain, under what conditions do you use ice? In what conditions do you use heat?


Is a microdiscectomy a permanent treatment for disc prolapse?

Is a microdiscectomy a permanent treatment for disc prolapse?


How does acupuncture give effects on low back pain? Should I give it a try on it since I have a severe low back pain?

How does acupuncture give effects on low back pain? Should I give it a try on it since I have a severe low back pain?


What is the best way to strengthen my lower back after suffering from a herniated disc?

What is the best way to strengthen my lower back after suffering from a herniated disc?


Why am I waking up with back pain when I am only 29 and why does the pain go away later in the day?

Why am I waking up with back pain when I am only 29 and why does the pain go away later in the day?


Are there any successful entrepreneurs with chronic pain that maybe started their business with chronic pain?

Are there any successful entrepreneurs with chronic pain that maybe started their business with chronic pain?


Can acupuncture completely heal a herniated/bulged disc?

Can acupuncture completely heal a herniated/bulged disc?


How effective is acupuncture for back pain?

How effective is acupuncture for back pain?


How important is it to be certified in techniques that set me apart?

How important is it to be certified in techniques that set me apart?


What kind of doctor should I see for neck and hand pain?

What kind of doctor should I see for neck and hand pain?


If you’ve got chronic pain, what’s your biggest challenge/frustration?

If you’ve got chronic pain, what’s your biggest challenge/frustration?


What is the best medication for severe lower back pain?

What is the best medication for severe lower back pain?


Are there abdominal exercises for a sacral herniated disc?

Are there abdominal exercises for a sacral herniated disc?


What is the best thing to do with sciatica pain, and how could I relieve it?

What is the best thing to do with sciatica pain, and how could I relieve it?


What is the permanent cure or solution for cervical spondylosis?

What is the permanent cure or solution for cervical spondylosis?


How can you stop or slow down your chronic pain without medication?

How can you stop or slow down your chronic pain without medication?


How big is the online coaching market?

How big is the online coaching market?


What is the best couch to buy for bad backs?

What is the best couch to buy for bad backs?


How long does sciatica last?

How long does sciatica last?


How often should one do swimming for it to be effective in alleviating lower back pain?

How often should one do swimming for it to be effective in alleviating lower back pain?


What does it mean when one who feels pain says, “it is sharp”? What is its difference with “intense” and “dull” pains?

What does it mean when one who feels pain says, “it is sharp”? What is its difference with “intense” and “dull” pains?


What’s hydrotherapy? Could it be useful for my chronic pain?

What’s hydrotherapy? Could it be useful for my chronic pain?


How can I cure back pain? My father has constantly been going to the doctor and they always take an X-ray and give him medicine. His pain is constantly increasing. Is there any solution to this?

How can I cure back pain? My father has constantly been going to the doctor and they always take an X-ray and give him medicine. His pain is constantly increasing. Is there any solution to this?


Will a soft collar help with neck and shoulder pain?

Will a soft collar help with neck and shoulder pain?


What are some alternative comfortable chairs that are great for watching TV or working on a laptop without back-pain?

What are some alternative comfortable chairs that are great for watching TV or working on a laptop without back-pain?


What painkiller tablets should I use for sciatica nerve pain?

What painkiller tablets should I use for sciatica nerve pain?


Do you wake up with lower back pain that makes you feel so stiff you can hardly bend to put your shoes on? If so, what is the cause?

Do you wake up with lower back pain that makes you feel so stiff you can hardly bend to put your shoes on? If so, what is the cause?


Why does the sciatica cause knee pain?

Why does the sciatica cause knee pain?


Would you consider an ice bath to treat sciatica?

Would you consider an ice bath to treat sciatica?


What could be causing upper middle back pain while lying down?

What could be causing upper middle back pain while lying down?


Should I do deadlifts and squats if I have a herniated disc at L5-S1, and my PT and family doctor said it’s ok?

Should I do deadlifts and squats if I have a herniated disc at L5-S1, and my PT and family doctor said it’s ok?


What is the right treatment for a herniated disc? My wife has had it for the last week and she is always crying because of the pain.

What is the right treatment for a herniated disc? My wife has had it for the last week and she is always crying because of the pain.


Is it possible to have a phobia of tattoos?

Is it possible to have a phobia of tattoos?


What’s the best way to relieve back pain?

What’s the best way to relieve back pain?


Is there a cure for chronic nerve pain (lower back and shoulder)? I have them for years and the treatments only work to calm but not to cure.

Is there a cure for chronic nerve pain (lower back and shoulder)? I have them for years and the treatments only work to calm but not to cure.


Can B12 shots help with numbness from sciatica?

Can B12 shots help with numbness from sciatica?


Why does my mid/upper left back hurt when I stretch my neck (look downwards)?

Why does my mid/upper left back hurt when I stretch my neck (look downwards)?


Can muscle imbalance around the scapula cause chronic neck pain for 8 months? Which one is better to see, a physiotherapist or a chiropractor?

Can muscle imbalance around the scapula cause chronic neck pain for 8 months? Which one is better to see, a physiotherapist or a chiropractor?


Which mattress pad is best for back pain?

Which mattress pad is best for back pain?


Why do we have chronic pain?

Why do we have chronic pain?


Does turmeric and ginger work for joint pain?

Does turmeric and ginger work for joint pain?


What might be the reason for my back pain?

What might be the reason for my back pain?


What correctional exercises are good for lower back problems?

What correctional exercises are good for lower back problems?


What are the best office chairs for back pain?

What are the best office chairs for back pain?


What are some innovative ways you deal with chronic pain?

What are some innovative ways you deal with chronic pain?


I’m a teen competitive tennis player and I have lower back pain. Who can help me?

I’m a teen competitive tennis player and I have lower back pain. Who can help me?


Can someone with herniated disc surf?

Can someone with herniated disc surf?


What exercise routines do you recommend for people with chronic back pain?

What exercise routines do you recommend for people with chronic back pain?


What are some good exercises, if any, to ease back pain?

What are some good exercises, if any, to ease back pain?


How are the causes of pain in lower right side of the back developed?

How are the causes of pain in lower right side of the back developed?


Why does herniated disc pain worsen at night?

Why does herniated disc pain worsen at night?


What’s the best way to sleep or sit with a herniated disk?

What’s the best way to sleep or sit with a herniated disk?


Does being rich make you happier?

Does being rich make you happier?


What are the best sitting, standing, walking and sleeping postures to avoid low back pain?

What are the best sitting, standing, walking and sleeping postures to avoid low back pain?


What is the remedy for a disc bulge (which results in lower back pain) other than medication and surgery?

What is the remedy for a disc bulge (which results in lower back pain) other than medication and surgery?


Why is chronic back pain so draining?

Why is chronic back pain so draining?


What is the best way to cure L4 and L5 disc problems?

What is the best way to cure L4 and L5 disc problems?


How long does it take for a herniated cervical disc to heal, so you can begin running again?

How long does it take for a herniated cervical disc to heal, so you can begin running again?


Why do people still do sit ups if they are bad for the back?

Why do people still do sit ups if they are bad for the back?


If I do it scared am I a coward for feeling fear and doing it?

If I do it scared am I a coward for feeling fear and doing it?


How do I reduce lower back pain without medicine?

How do I reduce lower back pain without medicine?


Is there a way to erase our memories? I feel suffering with my life.

Is there a way to erase our memories? I feel suffering with my life.


What exercises can I do to keep me fit, if I have lower back pain due to a bulging disc?

What exercises can I do to keep me fit, if I have lower back pain due to a bulging disc?