Mckenzie Exercise

McKenzie exercise is suggested for back pain. It should be avoided in serious spinal problems. Lie on the stomach and place arms at the sides. Turn head sideways or face down. Hold on for few minutes and repeat it eight times a day. The other types of McKenzie exercise include lying on the pillow, prone on elbows, prone press up, standing extension, lying flexion, sitting flexion, and standing flexion.

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Please suggest me treatment to get relief from acute pain in cervicothoracic spine region.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe pain in my cervicothoracic spine and upper right back and scapula and right shoulder and right arm accompanied by numbness in the right forearm since last 40 days. The pain is acute during bending, sitting and walking but I get some relief while lying down o...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I would like to know the exercises McKenzie correction you had done for reduction. You need a proper manual therapy assessment and mechanical restoration with mobilization. I would like to advise you to get your D1 properly mobilized with a physi...  Read Full »

How to get relieved from pain in the left side of the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently suffering from constant numbness in the left side of my body starting from my neck down to my leg. I am experiencing extreme numbness in my arm when I lean to the left side. It is extremely painful. I have a history of a slipped disc in the lower spine. Please help me.  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any disc irritation in the neck may also give you a similar kind of pain. It is always good to rule it out in the initial phase itself. So, I suggest you get an MRI of the neck done. Neck IVDP (intervertebral disc prolapse) can be your probable diagnosis. Avoid lying on...  Read Full »

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