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22 Jul 2008

Lower back pain
I have a bulge in one of my lower vetebrae, when the pain starts its unbearable. What can I do?
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natural pain relief doc

01 Jan 0001

Hello Els,
Lie on your back & pull your knees to your chest.

Lie on the symptom free side and drape your lower leg over the side of your bed or couch.

Ice the disc bulge 7 minutes every 30 minutes or ever hour depending on level of pain.

Place hot water bottle 5cm above symptomatic area. Do not use heat over painful area.

Consult an osteopath to manage your back pain . For more information visit www.osteogoodhealth.com

Best regards

Dr Guy Ashburner Osteopath
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