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What to do for stubborn low back pain

December 7, 2017

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Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributor

Dr. Monique Tello is a practicing physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, director of research and academic affairs for the MGH DGM Healthy Lifestyle Program, clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, and author of the evidence-based lifestyle … See Full Bio
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December 24, 2017

hi Monique Tello….Such informative post….It helps me a lot… I do understand many things about back pain… But I want to know that how could I control back pain through exercise and home remedy in detail….If you can please let me know…

Manuel A. Diaz
December 8, 2017

I need information regarding how to deal with apnea.

Barbara Richard
December 8, 2017

Have you tried homeopathy?

I had painful varicose veins for several years. I had to wear compression socks, but they continued to get worse. Then I started working with a homeopath for another problem. After six months, I noticed that I was no longer wearing my compression socks and no longer had any pain in my legs. The swelling of the veins receded. Several other problems, like pain in my thumb joints, forgetfulness and insomnia also gradually got better. A good homeopath prescribes just one remedy at a time based on your overall personality and symptoms. Worth a try.

Barry Triestman D.C.
December 7, 2017

You thoughts are awesome except for doing toe touches. From the info I have learned flexing the lumbar spine promotes delamination of the structure of the disk leading to lumbar disk disease. Which in most people’s case has already started. This is especially true after we have been sitting or laying for a prolonged time. As a reference I suggest the work of Stuart Mcgill.

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