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Lower back pain from lifting heavy barbell. Acute lower left back pain. No problems walking, running. Pain bending down. Strain or herniated disc?

Lower back pain from lifting heavy barbell. Acute lower left back pain. No problems walking, running. Pain bending down. Strain or herniated disc?

Most likely...: Most likely you have lumbar strain but it still could be something else... If the pain gets worse, starts shooting down a leg or doesn't go away, see a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Rumbling left side of stomach and pain, lower left back pain, no blood. Pain lifting left leg in sitting position, no nausea?

Rumbling left side of stomach and pain, lower left back pain, no blood. Pain lifting left leg in sitting position, no nausea?

Pain: There are many possible causes for your pain. A lumbar muscle sprain and spasm can cause this pain since these muscles connect the hip and spine through the pelvis. Also a serious infection, such as diverticulitis or peritonitis, can cause abdominal or back pain triggered by movement. See a doctor today. ...Read more

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Heal pain and lower back pain?

Heal pain and lower back pain?

These can be related: The heel pain and improper support or gait can be contributing to your low back pain. Try changing to more supportive footwear. Also start a light stretching program for legs and feet. If you have any radiation of pain from back to legs, see your doctor sooner than later. A thorough history and physical is necessary to say what exactly is going on, but this could be a good start. Hope it helps! ...Read more

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Pain in back of foot now radiating up leg & swelling No injury?

Pain in back of foot now radiating up leg & swelling No injury?

Differential : Diagnosis would include achilles tendonopathy, post tibial tendonopathy, post tibial neuritis, clot in leg Without examine you the first concern would be a clot in the leg particularly if here is swelling or pain in the calf region. If pain is not there I would not worry as much for a clot and then can move on with he eat of the differential... ...Read more

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Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Disk, sij: Pain could be from a bulging disk, sacro-iliitis (sacro-iliac joint), facet joint arthropathy, lumbar stain, muscle spasm or many other causes... Go see a medical specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain right lower back swollen had MRI nothing showing but one disc problem?

Lower back pain: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Left knee and thigh pain/tightness. Lower back pain. Lower back and hip pop a lot. Any ideas?

Left knee and thigh pain/tightness. Lower back pain. Lower back and hip pop a lot. Any ideas?

Stretching needed: If there is pain and tightness to outer side (lateral) knee as well as the thigh, this may be a tight iliotibial band (ITB); when it affects function at the knee its called ITB syndrome. Stretching of the lateral thigh and knee, and the use of a foam roller or massage here can help. Tightness of the hamstrings can also cause some lower back pain. If popping is painful get check by your doctor. ...Read more

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Remeady for lower back pain and neck pain.

Education/exam: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO8Il3vdxQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read more

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Lower left back pain with excrusheating pain down the leg?

Disc Herniation?: While sciatica is most commonly a result of a lumbar disc herniation directly pressing on the nerve, any cause of irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve can reproduce the symptoms of sciatica. This irritation of nerves as a result of an abnormal intervertebral disc is referred to as radiculopathy. Aside from a pinched nerve from a disc, other causes can occur. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of right sided pain, no activity prior to have pulled a muscle, pain from right lower rib area towards right hip, intense pain then ease?

Sudden onset of right sided pain, no activity prior to have pulled a muscle, pain from right lower rib area towards right hip,  intense pain then ease?

Could be a problem: Pains in the right side of your abdomen could be gallbladder related - these could give you that squeeze and release quality to which you seem to be referring. Other possibilities include appendix and colitis. The long and short is, you need n evaluation right away - abdominal ultrasound and CT. ...Read more

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Had a lamenectomy (sp?) 9/17/12. In l5. No more nerve pain but moderate pain in lower back and hip. Could the hip pain be related to back pain?

Had a lamenectomy (sp?) 9/17/12. In l5. No more nerve pain but moderate pain in lower back and hip. Could the hip pain be related to back pain?

See your doctor: It could be related , or the surgery may have unmasked a coinciding condition that was difficult for you to notice until the nerve pain was abated. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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I'm having severe lower back pain. Pain goes down right leg and throbbs. Have history on protruding disk. Why is pain so severe?

It may be that there: Is a further protrusion of that disc or at least a further tear of the outer part of the disc known as the annulus & called an annular tear or both-any of those scenarios may cause increased pain symptoms. One also has to consider other causes of pain in the region & if the pain is so severe you should seek medical attention for an accurate diagnosis & appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Rash?: A few things come to mind: shingles (any rash?), pleuritic, muscle cramp, spine misalignment and more. Maybe a chiropractor can help. See a doctor if you have a rash in the area of pain. ...Read more

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Any relationship between left abdominal pain and back pain?

Any relationship between left abdominal pain and back pain?

Could be: Ovarian or other gynecological causes of pain can be manifested in both the abdomen and the back. Is there a pattern to the pain? ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain that radiates to the lower back and hips?

Severe abdominal pain that radiates to the lower back and hips?

See Doctor: You could have kidney stones, you could have a hernia, you could have a primary back problem- but if it is severe you need to ahve this checked out. ...Read more

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I'm suffering severe low back pain that radiates around to my lower abdominal area. No injury or trauma to the area.

I'm suffering severe low back pain that radiates around to my lower abdominal area. No injury or trauma to the area.

Herniated disc.: could be high lumbar or low thoracic disc herniation of arthritis called spondylosis. see primary care who will start you on NSAIDs (motrin) and physical therapy. If no better, MRI would be indicated-lumbar and thoracic. If all negative, could be intraabdominal process that is giving you referred pain. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more