A 22-year-old female asked:
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i have stiff lower back which causes nerves around it to inflame, causes pain in buttocks/tail bone, leg, been to the chiropractor not better what now?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopod: Sounds like sciatica, many non operative as well as operative options available. See an orthopod.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013

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