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Back Pain Soccer
Lower back pain from lifting heavy barbell. Acute lower left back pain. No problems walking, running. Pain bending down. Strain or herniated disc?
Most likely...: Most likely you have lumbar strain but it still could be something else... If the pain gets worse, starts shooting down a leg or doesn't go away, see a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more
ER for CT/xrays: If you experienced unconsciousness even for a brief interval, it would be best to be seen by a physician right away. You may need a head CT to rule out trauma-related problems such as bleeding and swelling. At the ER, they can also prescribe pain medications as necessary. It must have been a significant blow to the head to cause neck, shoulder, and spine pain, too. ...Read more
Achilles: Sounds like inflammation of the achilles tendon. This should improve with relative rest, ice, compression and elevation if you develop swelling. You may want to back down on the running if trying to increase mileage. Also get your shoes fitted properly at a running store that specializes in foot gear. If no better in a few weeks then see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
These can be related: The heel pain and improper support or gait can be contributing to your low back pain. Try changing to more supportive footwear. Also start a light stretching program for legs and feet. If you have any radiation of pain from back to legs, see your doctor sooner than later. A thorough history and physical is necessary to say what exactly is going on, but this could be a good start. Hope it helps! ...Read more
I am experiencing ankle stiffness, ankle pain, hot flashes, low back pain, pain shooting down the leg, sciatica and severe back pain. The followin...
Get examined: This site is for specific problems or questions. Close your computer and get examined and tested. ...Read more
I am experiencing hip pain, low back pain, knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg ...
Multifactorial pain: Without exam/MRI difficult to label your pains. Low back, hip, leg pain and numbness clearly CAN be related to indicate disc problems in the low back with resultant discogenic and radicular pain. Ibuprofen/naproxen/acetaminophen can help some pain. For diagnosis/treatment, you need a lumbar spine MRI and formal evaluation to see if all problems tie together. Treatment possible. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need physical exam: Your symptoms could represent many possible diagnoses, from simple muscle aches caused by physical activity, to something more serious like a polyarticular arthritis. If you don't already have a primary doctor, you can request a private consultation from a HealthTap doctor so a more complete history can be obtained. With more information we may be able to answer your concern. ...Read more
Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area should help, but if they are not, you should see your doctor. Steroids can help with it, but they can tell if it is a more serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be spondylitis.: See a rheumatologist first for labs and X-rays. ...Read more
Before returning to-: -any contact sport you should have this evaluated by your PCP or an orthopedic surgeon to find a cause.if it's just bruised from the fall, it should clear rapidly, but to be on the safe side get in for evaluation. ...Read more
Lower back pain now radiating down my outter thighs to knee. Now tingling hot pains radiating down to my calf, ankle & foot?
Seek your doctor: You may have irritation of some of the nerve roots of the spine or the spine itself(though you'd be young for this). Really consider seeing your primary care doctor better define what's causing your symptoms. This will help you come to a better plan of action(treatment) and get you feeling better sooner. ...Read more
Felt sharp pain in hip in right hip 4 days ago while walking. Since then been experiencing throbbing aching pain radiating down my leg. Why?
Possible sciatica: More details needed. Radiating pain down the leg may be due to many causes; however, one of the most common is irritation of the sciatic nerve. Nerve compression can occur at the level of the spine, the piriformis muscle, or anywhere along its course. Therefore, if symptoms persist, consultation with a physical medicine and rehabilitation or pain specialist is appropriate. ...Read more
Shin splints: This could be shin splints if it is mostly in the front along the bone with small amount radiating into the muscle. If the majority of pain is in the muscle, this could be other things. A strain or injury could cause this. Any past injuries to that calf? Something more concerning could be compartment syndrome. While this is rare, if the pain gets a lot worse, go to the er as it can be serious. ...Read more