A 44-year-old member asked:
experiencing lower back pain, is pain in the buttocks region typical?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: This is what is known as referred pain similar to when one may experience with a heart attack and the pain can go to the left arm even though the problem is in the heart.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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