For immediate relief, individuals can apply heat to the lower back for short time periods, notes Mayo Clinic. Heat stimulates blood flow and relaxes the muscles in the lower back. Medications, such as acetaminophen, ibup... More »

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Some tips for thoracic back pain relief include taking over-the-counter pain medications, applying heat or ice, going to physical therapy and undertaking regular exercises, says WebMD. Other things that may help relieve ... More »

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Options for lumbar pain relief include hot or cold packs, strengthening exercises, physical therapy and medications, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. There are also a number of su... More »

Most of the time, self care using ice, heat, stretching exercises and over-the-counter pain relievers is sufficient to bring relief of sciatic pain, according to the Mayo Clinic. Sufferers heal sooner if they continue th... More »

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Tailbone pain usually goes away on its own, but a person can find relief by leaning forward when sitting, using a doughnut-shaped pillow when sitting, and applying heat or ice to the area, according to Mayo Clinic. A per... More »

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The primary symptom of a lower back disk injury is pain in the back, buttocks and legs, according to Mayo Clinic. There may also be a sensation of numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs. In rare cases, a lower back d... More »

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Treatment options for an arthritic lower back include pain relief medications, steroid injections, acupuncture, strength-building exercises and weight loss. Orthopedic devices and surgery are other options, according to ... More »

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