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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How can chronic backache and nerve pain be treated?

I have been taking opioids(pain Killers) for about two years for chronic back and nerive pain and I am going to stop tomorrow, I am worried about what they are doing to my heath, liver etc, is there any advice you can give me to to help ease the pain.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018
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Hello there I have read through your question and would like to tell you that chronic pain in back and nerve pain can be managed with physical therapy and stretching exercises . Firstly it is important to diagnose the cause of your pain. You should consult an orthopaedic surgeon for a thorough physical examination. He may order a MRI and XRay . You can consult a good chiropractor to help with your physical therapy. I hope that answers your question. If you have any further questions please feel free to write. Thank you for choosing healthcare magic.
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