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A 23-year-old male asked:

Lower back pain.. also pain above my butt cheeks ( pelvis either side) could tight muscles cause these? if so, which and how to fix?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes tight muscles: It is possible that tight muscles can cause low back pain. The best treatment is warm soaks or using a heating pad followed by stretching. Yoga is a good way to prevent this. Massage and physical therapy may also be helpful.
Last updated Nov 9, 2016

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