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37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?

37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?

Joint/Back pain: You have a difficult problem because of your history. You should seek the advice of a qualified physiatrist who specializes in spine care. Preferentially they should work in the same practice as a spine surgeon so you can get both opinions. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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37 weeks pregnant back pain and stomach cramps, intense some hours. Does not ease with position change. Braxton hicks or go to doctor?

37 weeks pregnant back pain and stomach cramps, intense some hours. Does not ease with position change.  Braxton hicks or go to doctor?

Go to doctor: Braxton hicks contractions can occur at this stage of pregnancy, however there are other things that could be going on. Questions to answer would be: do you still feel baby moving, has there been a loss of fluid from the vagina, any bleeding or spotting? At this stage of pregnancy, it would be advised to at least contact your ob/gyns office for further advice and possible appointment. ...Read more

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What exercises must I avoid if I 37 weeks pregnant with back pain?

What exercises must I avoid if I 37 weeks pregnant with back pain?

Depends: Always avoid anything your obstetrician warns you against. Otherwise, be a good observer. If there is a position or activity that bothers you, avoid it. Most people that stay active feel better, so within these broad guidelines, exercise! ...Read more

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37 weeks pregnant lower back pain what does this mean?

37 weeks pregnant lower back pain what does this mean?

Common: It can mean anything from muscle spasms to early labor. Keep your doctor up to date with what's going on. ...Read more

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37 weeks pregnant, lower back pain, should I be concerned?

37 weeks pregnant, lower back pain, should I be concerned?

Not uncommon: At 37 weeks there is a lot of demand on the low back and low back discomfort is not uncommon. ...Read more

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37 weeks pregnant with constant back pain, does not ease with position change. ?

37 weeks pregnant with constant back pain, does not ease with position change. ?

Time is nigh: As baby continues to grow taking the little room left in the uterus there comes a point where positional changes don't matter anymore. Some part of baby is going to be pressing on the spine even if david copperfield could levitate you. Recall george costanza's wallet from seinfeld? Do you think any position for george would've allowed him to sit straight? Only solution...Thin the wallet out. Gl! ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant and having back pain also leg pain but when I walk my legs are killing me what should I do?

I am 37 weeks pregnant and having back pain also leg pain but when I walk my legs are killing me what should I do?

Back pain: is a is a very common chronic condition, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and leg pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See the pain management physician for evaluation, imaging and management. ...Read more

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If you are 37 weeks and dialated to a 1 and having sever back pain how long till you have the baby?

If you are 37 weeks and dialated to a 1 and having sever back pain how long till you have the baby?

No one knows: Oftentimes there is pain when the baby's head moves down into the pelvis. Being dilated 1 centimeter is not much to speak of this far along. Somewhere between now and 5 weeks from now is probably when you will have a baby but it might come a little sooner. No one knows. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be 37 weeks and have nausea cramps and back pain?

Is it normal to be 37 weeks and have nausea cramps and back pain?

It is normal to: Have those symptoms in moderation . This is mainly due to uterine contraction ( pain) pressure effect to the diaphragm and stomach ( nausea) and pressure to the back due to additional pulling weight . However , the symptoms should not be severe . In that case , they are not normal and need to see your obgyn doc. ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks pregnant & suffering from excruciating back pain. I had a t11-12 fusion 18 months ago. It's unbearable. Any suggestions?

I am 37 weeks pregnant & suffering from excruciating back pain. I had a t11-12 fusion 18 months ago. It's unbearable. Any suggestions?

See a painspecialist: See a pain specialist. This could be an anesthesiologist, physiatrist or neurologist. They can evaluate you and provide suggestions and treatments that may help you. ...Read more

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37 weeks 5 days pregnant, lost plug today been having back pain to now where i can't sleep, baby not meeting movement criteria... Labor? 6th baby

37 weeks 5 days pregnant, lost plug today been having back pain to now where i can't sleep, baby not meeting movement criteria... Labor? 6th baby

Go to hospital: Back pain that severe to the point you can't sleep can be a symptom of labor or something called an abruption (where placenta starts tearing away) and is not to be second guessed. Go to hospital now! ...Read more

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I'm 37 weeks & I have been having braxton hicks off & on.11pm my stomach got rock hard & has been hard it's now 5:30am & still hard and back pain. ?

Get checked: You might have true contractions if indeed your stomach/uterus is rock hard. Seeing your OB/GYN would be recommended and if they are unavailable it would be prudent to go to the emergency room, check your baby, cervix, urine and much more. Good luck! ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain off and on at 37 weeks of pregnancy - how can I get rid of it?

Severe lower back pain off and on at 37 weeks of pregnancy - how can I get rid of it?

Options: You can try tylenol, (acetaminophen) warm soaks and massage. Some people find the maternity belts helpful. In severe cases, physical therapy can help discuss this with your doctor who may want to check for urinary tract infections and/or kidney stones. ...Read more

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Lower tummy and back pain during 37 weeks pregnancy. Labor?

Braxton hicks: Most likely they are practice contractions. I used to get them every time i stood up from a sitting position. Baby starts to move lower and reposition for labor which puts pain on your back. Good luck and congrats! ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more