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El tratamiento y control del dolor en la parte baja de la espalda y ciática involucran cambios en el estilo de vida y podrían incluir medicamentos, cirugía, u otros tratamientos. La mayoría de los pacientes se recuperan, pero algunos desarrollan dolor crónico en la espalda.

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El tratamiento tiene el objetivo de reducir el dolor y mejorar el funcionamiento.

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

Cambios en el estilo de vida
Medicamentos
Cirugía
Terapias alternativas y complementarias
Otros tratamientos

Referencias:

American Association of Neurological Surgeonswebsite. Disponible en: http://www.aaos.org/ .

Conn's Current Therapy 2001 . 53rd ed. W.B. Saunders Company; 2001.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokewebsite. Disponible en: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/ .

Textbook of Primary Care Medicine . 3rd ed. Mosby, Inc.; 2001.



Last reviewed septiembre 2012 by Rimas Lukas, MD

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