(HealthDay News) -- Low back pain can result from an injury or from degeneration of disks between the spine's vertebrae.
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons suggests how to manage with low back pain:
- Ask your doctor about taking medication, such as a pain reliever, anti-inflammatory drug or a steroid.
- Consider physical therapy, an exercise program for back pain or chiropractic treatment.
- Consider wearing a back brace.
- Talk to your doctor about whether you need surgery.
-- Diana Kohnle
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