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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Back Injury (Definition)

That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability ...Read more


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Can back injuries cause hip or abdominal pain?

Can back injuries cause hip or abdominal pain?

Hip pain: It is possible for this to occur depending on the specific back injury. If you are experiencing these pains, consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can a sacro-illiac joint injury cause flank pain? Pain in hip/groin?

Can a sacro-illiac joint injury cause flank pain?  Pain in hip/groin?

Possibly: It could as well as hip joint problems. There are a host of other causes for groin pain. Have your doctor evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can lower back pain cause neck and shoulder pain? How can a sprain on one place cause sprain somewhere else?

Can lower back pain cause neck and shoulder pain? How can a sprain on one place cause sprain somewhere else?

Neck and Shoulder : Lower back pain does not usually cause neck and shoulder pain. They may be related to a common problem or completely separate issues. Best to be evaluated to determine. A sprain is an injury to a ligament. A ligament holds bone to bone. Injuring one ligament does not cause a sprain to another ligament unless there is trauma to both. ...Read more

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Can a slipped disc cause severe back pain?

Can a slipped disc cause severe back pain?

Yes : A disc herniation can cause severe back pain especially early on in its presentation and when it is a central disc herniation. The good news is that 90% get better non operatively over time. ...Read more

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Can a hip muscle strain cause numbness?

Can a hip muscle strain cause numbness?

Potentially: Numbness suggests a neurological etiology, which can occur indirectly from a muscle strain from the subsequent swelling that can result. Don't hesitate to be seen for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a lower back injury cause pain in the groin area?

Can a lower back injury cause pain in the groin area?

Yes: Yes, you can have pain radiation down into the groin or into the leg. There can be radiation of the pain from the back without any affected nerve roots in the back and/or there can be irritation of a nerve root in the lower back that supplies part of the leg and you may feel pain in the distribution of that nerve root. There are other things that can also cause groin pain. ...Read more

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Can lumbar spine arthritis cause constant pain in my hips and groin?It even hurts to sit or lay. Could this be a hip impingement & a separate issue?

Hip pain: Yes, sounds like upper lumbar disc/spur/stenosis issues with referred pain th groin. Can still have additional hip arthritis on top of this. Check with orthopedic surgeon, get imaging. ...Read more

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Can a lumbar puncture cause a tear in the ligaments/muscles in back and cause ongoing pain?

Can a lumbar puncture cause a tear in the ligaments/muscles in back and cause ongoing pain?

Lumbar Puncture: This really depends on how many attempts were needed to do the tap. You may have some minor discomfort afterwards. - there really should not be major back pain at all. ...Read more

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How often is leg pain related to a back injury?

How often is leg pain related to a back injury?

It depends: Back pain commonly radiates to the legs so if you are experiencing the leg pain at the same time as the back pain, they are probably related. If the pains are independent of one another, the leg pain could still be coming from a structure in the back. Pain from a disc herniation is usually felt in the leg as a deep burning or electrical sensation. ...Read more

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Can a lower back injury cause pain in your legs and ribs.?

Can a lower back injury cause pain in your legs and ribs.?

Yes: Leg burning can come from nerve compression in your back. Also nerves can be compressed in your pelvic or groin area. A lumbar MRI can show disc bulges or canal narrowing. An emg/ nerve conduction velocity of your legs can show patterns of nerve injury. ...Read more

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Can a sports hernia cause lower back pain?

Not usually: Sports hernia usually causes lower abdominal or groin pain. ...Read more

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Can back pain lead to tailbone pain?

Can back pain lead to tailbone pain?

Back/Tailbone Pain: The back or lumbar spine is made up of 5 vertebra and their adjacent discs. The lowest disc is connected to the sacrum and the coccyx (tailbone) is connected to the sacrum. It is possible for someone with back pain to develop tailbone pain because they are contiguous structures. It is also possible that a structure (nerve, disc, soft tissue) is irritated in the low back and causing coccyx pain. ...Read more

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Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

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Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

Hip flexor injury: Pain from injury to the iliopsoas muscle is usually felt in the front part of the hip, depending on the extent of the injury. ...Read more

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Can back pain lead to leg pain?

Yes: If the cause for back pain is a herniated disk, the leg can become painful over time. Typically a herniated disk will hurt in the back for a few days to a week. After that time, the pain in the back gets better and the leg starts to hurt. ...Read more

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Can a compression fracture lead other back pain?

Can a compression fracture lead other back pain?

Yes : Compression fracture of the fourth lumbar vertebra post falling from a height. This fracture could lead to back pain acute and chronic. A compression fracture is a collapse of a vertebra. It may be due to trauma or due to a weakening of. ...Read more

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Can bursitis in your ankle cause knee and back pain ?

Can bursitis in your ankle cause knee and back pain ?

Yes.: Ankle pain can alter your gait leading to pain in other areas due to the compensation. If your ankle hurts, you may walk differently stressing your feet, knees or back. ...Read more

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Can a lower back injury cause pain in your abdomen and groin area?

Yes: Low back injury can cause other muscles to overwork. And cause you to have an abnormal gait pattern. Abnormal use of your hip flexors to stabilize your pelvis and the lateral hip stabilizers (it band) can cause the groin pain. Back injuries can cause a lot of discomfort and result in abdominal pain, constipation and even emesis. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more