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Erector Spinae Pain Treatment
I have persistent pain running down what I think is my erector spinae just on the right side. Causes and cures?
Need to see a doctor: It could be neurological. You should see a doctor. ...Read more
Trauma to lower backresulting in multiple lumps just above the si jointover the erector spinae group and lumbarcausing me to lean forward?
Back spasm: The lumps may be the bony prominences in this area or can be a muscle spasm. If your pain is persistent and radiates down a leg, imaging may be needed to help with diagnosis. The leaning forward is a way of decompressing the spinal canal. This may take pressure off a nerve root. If leaning back exacerbates pain, I recommend seeing your doctor and possible imaging. ...Read more
I have severe pain in what I think is my erector spinae...? The muscle (s) will contract and get very stiff and won't relax for hours. Causes/cures?
Musculoskeletal pain: You are describing significant pain and spasm in your back muscle. This is almost always related to primary muscular strain. It does not sound like a disc problem. Stretching, heat and massage would all be helpful. If you're doing some athletic activity or workout, this may be aggravating your back. Be careful with proper lifting mechanics. Do you have a new mattress? Pillow between legs at night. ...Read more
Rest: This is a group of muscles that are responsible for extending the back and maintaining posture. As such, it can take a bit longer than other muscle groups to heal after a strain. It should still not take more than 2-4 weeks for a simple strain. ...Read more
78 grams of lipomas removed from lower back on each side over erector spinae group deep intramuscular are jp drains necessary on both sides thank you?
The surgeon will want to empty the space to advance approximation and healing.
If very bloody, then aspiration of hematoma can reduce infection and bruising.
Several surgical decisions.
Jp are closed system, in contrast to an open external drain. ...Read more
Is it good to take baclofen after surgery at the thoracolumbar fascia over each erector spinae group?
I am having mini back spasms where my erector spinae muscle is and I took advil, but it is not helping much I also iced it. What else can I do to help?
What I want to know can a large amount of lipomas over the lumbar erector spinae groups cause excessive pelvic interior?
Massage at chiropractors office involved a lot of pushing kneading at the mid back erector spinae. Could this cause the spine to not be straight anymo?
No: It may cause a temporary spasm of muscles but unlikely to cause any permanent deformity of the spine. ...Read more
A palpable mass on the left posterior lumber region lateral to erector spinae muscle fr 2 yrs, which is non tender, non growing measuring 1.5".What's it?
Mass: Consider a non malignant lipoma. Regardless, of what I think, you should have a physician evaluate it. ...Read more
Why after trauma to lower lumbar causing multiple deep lipomas over L5 l 4 does erector spinae group feel tight?
Not trauma related: Lipoma is a benign fatty tumor and is not caused by a trauma now if you had an injury you can injure the the deep erector spinae muscles which can cause spasm and pain but not deep lipoma if you are concerned you will need further evaluation including MRI scan to establish a diagnosis please talk to your pmd good luck. ...Read more
Could extremely large lipomas in lumbar region over each erector spinae group cause loss of range of motion and the abilitynot to engage abdominals in?
Depends on size, but: If it is large enough, yes. Have a surgeon look at it, because large lipomas could be liposarcoma, a malignant tumor. ...Read more
Deep lipomas removed from over each erector spinae set in the lower lumbar is it normal for glutes and ql muslce to be so tight
Lipoma: It is not unusual for tightness after surgery over our on muscle fascia. Back lipomas are usually deep and closely associated with the muscle fascia. Tightness after removing them should resolve by 2-3 months if not sooner. If it continues beyond that you should see your surgeon. ...Read more
Rt side s.i joint, spine erector and QL pain with out relief from therapy following thoracic scoliosis surger, still torqued. What dr should I see?
Pain or rehab: Usually you would have best results with a pain specialist or physiatrist (rehab doc). this is assuming you have returned to your surgeon and general doc and have not gotten useful/helpful results there. ...Read more
Over a year chronic pelvic now moved to the bottom of back und up spine injured spinae erector I think deadlifting I am a 52 year old man?
Chronic pain: Sorry to hear that you have been suffering from pain for so long. What you are describing is known to happen. When you have chronic pain in one joint/area, what happens is that other joints will try to compensate to lessen the pain with movement. This may end up stressing the other compensating joint, which will eventually starting as well. Recommend formal eval from a local physician. Feel better ...Read more
I am tired of everybody telling me that my lipoma in the amount of 75 and 78 grams one on each side of the erector spina group wasnot putting pressure?
Not sure.: Not sure I understand the question. Lipomas can be large and put pressure on underlying structures. They may even cause pain. ...Read more
After surgery on each side just above my hips in the thoracolumbar fascia is it normal for my glutes to be so tight and erector spinaes...............
Post-spine surgery: It is part of recovery from thoracolumbar surgery. Anti-gravity paraspinal and hip girdle muscle spasm is common, though painful. Physical therapy to rehab those tight muscles is necessary and often sufficient to address this; sometimes pain meds and/or muscle relaxants are needed add-one to get better yield. Good luck! ...Read more