A member asked:

My legs started hurting for no reason. my lower back was sore a few days ago from painting my bathroom and lifting. could it be related?

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Dr. Victoria Wang answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Yes: Low back pain with radiation into your legs may be a sign of lumbar radiculopathy or a nerve that is being pinched. The pain in your leg may be referred pain coming from your lumbar spine or the nerve roots coming from the spinal cord. If it persists you should see your physician.

Answered 2/3/2017

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