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Can Having Bad Orthotics Cause You Back Pain
A orthotic is a small piece of medical equipment that braces a bone and/or joint, to keep it in a better position, either at rest, during activities, or both. Examples of orthotics are plastic ankle braces to aid recovery from an ankle sprain, arched insoles to support flat feet, ankle-foot braces to help kids with cerebral ...Read more
I use an elliptical trainer regularly, but often experience knee and lower back pain. What orthotics do you recommend? I also have flat feet.
Running store: Some sports stores have machines where u stand on and measures pressure gradients/differences between balls and heels and then suggests what kind of Orthotic. Lynco orthotics are excellent and different support systems. Custom made orthotics work too, but they are stiffer and sometimes don't fit in as many different shoes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have what I believe to be "back mice" and I'm 27 years old and experiencing bad back pain (haven't been to work for two weeks) could these be cause?
Back mice?: Some people get nodules under the skin that feel firm, roll around under the finger, and sometimes hurt. Is that what you are calling 'back mice'. Back mice are not a cause of back pain. Get checked out by a doc to make sure it's nothing serious, and if not, get active again. The worst response to pain is lie around and get disabled. If its a problem, treat it. If not, get active. ...Read more
Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. If the pain is so bad you can't roll over in bed i would recommend seeing your physician sooner than later. ...Read more
Technically.....: There are some reasons that poor nutrition could lead to back pain but it is way down the list of many other things that cause it. For example, very poor calcium nutrition and vitamin d deficiencies have been associated with greater incidence of back pain. Being overweight (poor nutrition with too many calories) contributes to back pain. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Sharp pains in head few seconds later went away then hr later happened again. could this cause lightheadness all day also have bad back pain all over?
Head/back pain: Could be related to reflux ( even the back pain), Check for H pylori gastritis. .Advil/ibuprophen will exacerbate gastritis pain. Consider omeprazole, antacids. Other causes may be mycoplasma infection( can have a mild sinusitis causing lightheadedness and head/back pain), UTI, constipation, and musculoskeletal/back/head pain. F/U with doctor/urgent care ...Read more
I have bad back pain. I also have large breasts. Can this cause the back pain. Medication isn't working anymore. Please help!
After open gallbladder surgery, i've had really bad lower right side back pain and spasms. I mostly slept sitting up after. Can that be the cause?
Maybe: Would need more information. How long ago was the surgery? In the first few weeks after major open abdominal surgery, there sometimes can be some back muscle pains due to abnormal posture while sitting or standing. Try changing positions, stand up more straight, walk more, use local heat on the muscles. See your surgeon to be sure that you are healing properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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