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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Back Pains

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What causes my back pains?

What causes my back pains?

Many things: herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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What causes chronic back pains?

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 your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks i would see your physician. ...Read more

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What are the causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

What are the causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-pain.htm. ...Read more

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Possible causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

Possible causes of back pains underneath shoulder blades?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-pain.htm. ...Read more

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What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

What can cause bad back pains when breathing?

Spine Joints/Nerves: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine. ...Read more

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Could taking antibiotics somehow cause lower back pains or lead to a bladder infection?

Could taking antibiotics somehow cause lower back pains or lead to a bladder infection?

Unlikely: Antibiotics are used to treat a bladder infection but if used for long periods of time or high doses it can lead to a loss of normal vaginal bacteria. E.Coli can then start accumulating in the area. Also, the bladder infection itself may be worsening and that can cause increased pelvic, abdominal, and sometimes low back pain. ...Read more

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What are causes for upper back pains?

What are causes for upper back pains?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I work in the it field and I sit down for a long period of time, would that cause back pains later ?

I work in the it field and I sit down for a long period of time, would that cause back pains later ?

Yes, it can: You need to make sure that you have good posture and an ergonomic chair and work environment. You should see a posture specialist, good chiropractor, or D.O. Who can help! ...Read more

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Can drinking energy drinks cause back pains? Like when you bend over or twist your body. I've been drinking them for a while now. Male 20yrs old.

Can drinking energy drinks cause back pains? Like when you bend over or twist your body. I've been drinking them for a while now. Male 20yrs old.

Unlikely: Pain at bending your back or twisting your body is a musculoskeletal problem and not one that would be triggered by intake of energy drinks. ...Read more