A 40-year-old member asked:
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i have back pains that radiate down the legs. is this normal?

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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Such pain is usually due to nerve irritation or compression. Intermittently this can also be due to hip problems. If you are involved in contact activity (running, heavy work, etc), you would benefit from decreased lifting and contact activity for 4-6 weeks. Please see you physician for a detailed exam and history.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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