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A 19-year-old female asked:

Could my low back pain be caused from having knee problems? i just had my 2nd acl surgery and have played college soccer with a torn acl for a season.

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Dr. Nicolas Vardiabasis
Orthopedic Surgery 9 years experience
Low Back Pain: Your low back pain could be related to your knee problems, however, it could be a separate issue all together. If there are underlying disc herniations, lumbar facet joint arthritis and enlargement, or spinal stenosis - these could all lead to pressure on spinal nerves that can cause pain. Low back pain can also be due to the surrounding parapsinal muscles being inflamed or in spasm.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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