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Scoliosis And Back Pain
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?
Abnormal curvature of the spine is a symptom in which a person's spine has sideways curvature (either to the left or to the right), or has too little or too much curvature in the front-back direction. Normal front-back spine curvatures exist in the neck, the chest, the lower back, ...Read more
Depends: It really depends on what the exact cause of your pain is. Scoliosis in and of itself, does always necessarily cause pain. But patients with scoliosis can definitely have pain secondary to a number of conditions, such as degenerative spinal stenosis for example. Medications, therapy, chiropractic care, interventional pain management are all specialties that try to get people better without surg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have extreme back pain caused by scoliosis. Every doctor I have seen doesn't help me. What do I do?
Keep looking: I am sorry you are going through that. I guess you would need to continue your search until you are satisfied you have found someone to help. Sometimes a primary care doctor will know the reputations of the spine specialists in your area and steer you in the right direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back pain, is it caused by my d boobs, my scoliosis, or leg length discrepancy? What kind of dr should I consult with?
9yrs old with severe back pain. Ruled out scoliosis. Low RBC and high rdw. No injury we know off. What could cause it and how to help her?
Need to make Diagnos: All we can suggest is at the age of 9years with severe back pain without history of trauma, before you plan treatment apart from pain meds which she is already getting.You need to find the cause of pain.You should consult a pediatric orthopedic specialist as she needs a thorough history and physical exam and may need imaging like mri/cat scan and may need other tests if indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Triangke: Triangle on both sides. I suggest putting you spine in all degrees of rotation: downward dog, reverse downward dog, both side triangles , and standing with feet parallel to wall - hands on wall and head looking over opposite shoulder - both sides. I practice yoga myself- not so good with the names though. ...Read more
I've had back pain caused by a ligament strain. I also have mild scoliosis, 15% curvature. Could the scoliosis have caused the ligament strain?
Cervical steonosis cause middle upper back pain right in middle on spine? Or would that be from scoliosis or arthritics? Hurts when i get to work
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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