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Ive get a sharp pain in the middle of my lower back everytime i bend over would that just be a pinched nerve

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. K.C. Brewington
25 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe not: Central low back pain is most often due to inflammation/arthritis of the disk/joints in the spine or inflammation/injury the soft tissues (muscles/ten ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like you have a pinched nerve root in your back. This may be due to a herniated disc. I usually treat with oral steroids. Sometimes a medica ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lundin
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Nerve issues from the spine or the hip area cam radiate to the groin.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: In most cases, a pinched nerve will cause pain that radiates into an extremity. If your pain is isolated to your back then it is unlikely to be a pin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Lumbar strain: requires exam and imaging.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
Disc disease: This could possibly (among other possibilities) represent a bulging disc. Discs most commonly bulge postero-laterally (back and to the right or left) ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Numb leg: Yes! sharp pain in a lower extremity due to nerve compression can cause this. Relieve by squatting down to flex the lumbar spine. Usually, anti-inflam ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
low back pain: Bending backwards does compress the lumosacral area and sacro iliac joints. If it hurts do not do it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Often times, conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications will work. It ... Read More
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