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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. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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Does scoliosis cause back pain -one side of my upper back and burning sensation?

Does scoliosis cause back pain -one side of my upper back and burning sensation?

It can: Yes scoliosis can cause this. Symptomatic treatment with heat/ice/massage/stretching is usually adequate. If not see a spine physiatrist or surgeon to discuss further. ...Read more

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Can chiropractors help with back pain caused by scoliosis?

Can chiropractors help with back pain caused by scoliosis?

Chiropractor: Possible, many time the pain you've experienced is not due to the scoliosis especially if it is less than 15 degrees. Not a substitute for exercise but may be a wonderful adjunct. Many excellent chiropractors that can advise you on life long back maintenance. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of back pain caused from scoliosis?

What can I do to get rid of back pain caused from scoliosis?

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 more

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I have extreme back pain caused by scoliosis. Every doctor I have seen doesn't help me. What do I do?

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 more

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What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

What causes back pain (scoliosis) during second pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Causes: strain , arthritis, changed posture, kidney stones, obstruction or infection, herniated disk, shingles , sciatica among many others. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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Best yoga positions for lower back pain caused by a recently diagnosed scoliosis?

Best yoga positions for lower back pain caused by a recently diagnosed scoliosis?

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

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I am 5'4" and wear a size 6 pants. Is my back pain caused from my breast or scoliosis?

Not scoliosis: Lumbar back pain is commonly caused byna muscle steain or spasm scoliosis is thought to be painless you need a diagnosis seing a doc for a eval is the best way or a primary care doc at age 49 you could have symptomatic degeneration. ...Read more

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Back pain, is it caused by my d boobs, my scoliosis, or leg length discrepancy? What kind of dr should I consult with?

Back pain, is it caused by my d boobs, my scoliosis, or leg length discrepancy? What kind of dr should I consult with?

Back Pain: All 3 issues you described may cause back pain. Certainly i would suggest you start with your primary care doc. I am sure there will be some initial testing. There may be subsequent referral to pt, pain doc or spine doc. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more