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Acute Low Back Pain: Exercises

Here is an example of typical rehabilitation exercise for acute low back pain. Start the exercise slowly. Ease off the exercise if you start to have pain. Your doctor or physical therapist will tell you when you can start these exercises and which ones will work best for you. When you are not being active, find a […]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Care Instructions

The sacroiliac joints connect the spine and each side of the pelvis. These joints bear the weight and stress of your torso. This makes them easy to injure. Injury or overuse of these joints may cause low back pain. Stress on these joints can cause joint pain. Sacroiliac joint pain is more common in pregnant […]

Acute Low Back Pain: Exercises

Here is an example of typical rehabilitation exercise for acute low back pain. Start the exercise slowly. Ease off the exercise if you start to have pain. Your doctor or physical therapist will tell you when you can start these exercises and which ones will work best for you. When you are not being active, find a […]

Chronic Pain: Care Instructions

Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time (months or even years) and may or may not have a clear cause. It is different from acute pain, which usually does have a clear cause like an injury or illness and gets better over time. Chronic pain: Lasts over time but may vary from day […]

Pain Medicine Side Effects: Care Instructions

When you go to a medical facility in pain, you may get a strong medicine to give you relief. The medicine may be given in a vein (by IV) or as an injection (shot). Examples of this type of pain medicine include fentanyl, hydromorphone, and morphine. While these medicines help relieve pain, they also have […]

Pain Medicine: Care Instructions

Pain can keep you from doing the things you want to do. Medicine may help you feel better. There are many kinds of pain medicine. One type you can buy over the counter is acetaminophen (Tylenol). Other medicines help both pain and swelling. These are called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They include aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, […]

Sacroiliac Pain: Exercises

Here are some examples of typical rehabilitation exercises for your condition. Start each exercise slowly. Ease off the exercise if you start to have pain. Your doctor or physical therapist will tell you when you can start these exercises and which ones will work best for you. How to do the exercises Knee-to-chest stretch Do […]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Care Instructions

The sacroiliac joints connect the spine and each side of the pelvis. These joints bear the weight and stress of your torso. This makes them easy to injure. Injury or overuse of these joints may cause low back pain. Stress on these joints can cause joint pain. Sacroiliac joint pain is more common in pregnant […]

Getting Back to Normal After Low Back Pain: Care Instructions

Almost everyone has low back pain at some time. The good news is that most low back pain will go away in a few days or weeks with some basic self-care. Some people are afraid that doing too much may make their pain worse. In the past, people stayed in bed, thinking this would help […]