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    Back Excercises
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    tlewis721 posted:
    I have had epidural injections in the past but have found that physical therapy has helped alot. You can get back excercise books from your local book store or library for stretching and strengthening and they really work. Good luck!
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    davedsel2 responded:
    A person with spinal problems should always see a spinal orthopedic surgeon or spinal neurosurgeon before doing any type of treatment, including PT or stretching. A book should never be used in place of actually seeing a doctor and getting an accurate diagnosis. More pain and problems could result.
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