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Low back pain progressed to buttocks, hips, thighs, mostly lt sided. no injury. hurts to sit. walking relieves pain. mri soon. is it a herniated disc?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
BACK PAIN: THERE ARE MANY CUASES ONE OF WHICH IS DISC, OTHERS INCLUDE SI JOINT, FACET JOINT, SPONDYLOSIS, STENOSIS, MUSCULAR, ETC.. WITHOUT A GOOD EXAM AND GOOD IMAGING ITS DIFFICULT TO SAY. MOST BACK PAIN IS MUSCULAR
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