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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Back Pain

ArieldaganAArieldagan Posts: 2
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:48 AM in Upper Back Pain, Thoracic
When you're having back pain, going to the doctor can be intimidating. You might feel rushed and forget to ask some important questions about your back pain. It's always a good idea to know what to ask beforehand and to take notes during your doctor visit. Some of the questions below about back pain and its treatment may be worth asking. Print out this page and take it with you to your next appointment.

What's causing my back pain?
Are there any other symptoms I should be aware of that could indicate a more serious condition?
Are there activities I should temporarily or permanently avoid to ease back pain?
Could my work environment be affecting my back pain?
How much bed rest should I get while I'm suffering back pain?
What treatment options should I consider for my back pain?
How long should I take medication or do special exercises for back pain?
Are there alternative therapies that I should consider?
How long will it take before I notice results, less back pain?
What can I do to prevent back pain from persisting or returning?


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