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what causes knots in your lower back

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stretch more: Are you warming up and stretching before your activities and after- this may help.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle spasms: Most likely muscle spasms. This is the most common cause of lower back pain. Usually self limited. Take some otc anti inflammatory meds and it should ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Trigger point: Focal muscle spasms active trigger points. Common cause of chronic back pain.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Welt: This may be an insect bite in view of the firm swelling in the middle along with redness and itching. A giant hive would be another possibility. A hiv ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle spasm: Knots in the lower back are often areas of muscle spasm. These spasms are often "reacting" to an area of deeper damage or inflammation such as a disc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam/photo: Logically, you need to send us a photo or get examined. Unfortunately "knots" is non-descriptive as a medical term. I suggest you see your PCP
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: and xray- do not ignore the knot or the pain. This may be an inflammatory nodule or muscle spasm: impossible to diagnose online. Call your doctor for ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
It is curvature of: the spine that can feel to you like knots over the areas where it is curving. Do you have double scoliosis? What is your degree of curvature? Where is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Need more info.: Low back pain can have many causes. You don't say how long it has been there or if it goes to your legs.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stain, spraian: Arthritis could do that for you , check with your family doctor he be able to help you.
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