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A 40-year-old female asked:

i'm having pain in my lower left side mainly when i lay down. had back surgery 4yrs ago l4,l5,s1, could this cause my pain? can a bad mattress causeit

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Yes, need evaluation: A bad mattress, muscle spasm and adjacent level disease are just a few of the possibilities so you should be thoroughly evaluated. I recommend you see your spine surgeon again and updated imaging and more PT may be the next step. Keep us updated.

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Last updated Oct 31, 2014

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