Back brace

What is Back brace?

A back brace is a device designed to limit the motion of the spine in cases of fracture or in post-operative fusions, as well as a preventative measure against some progressive conditions

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i have been diagnost as having sciatica. will wearing a back brace help eiliviate the pain?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Back brace can be used for short term only.

Detailed Answer:
Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
Sciatica is a symptom- pain...

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i am a veteran so go to va hospital....they have taken an MRI and ultrasound of the left side of stomach area because i have a deep constant pain...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please consider following tests

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir Greetings
I had gone through your question and I can understand your...

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RECENTLY I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A "COMPRESSION FRACTURE" OF THE "T-8 TO T-9 VETERBRAE.

I HAVE BEEN TREATING THIS WITH CODEINE PHOSPHATE 3X 30MG...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Tramadol can help.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The pain killers - codeine phosphate with paracetamol that...

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