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Forward Tilted Pelvis
Facet: Many reasons for back pain, and diagnosing facet pain is not that easy, but as a kind of a rule, pain with bending forwards tends to imply the "disc" being a source, whereas pain bending backwards tends to come from the facets, or joints that connect the spine. This rule can vary quite a bit however, so see a physiatrist. ...Read more
I have pain on running & anterior tilted pelvis & lordosis.Leg laterally rotated & no lumbar spine reversal on forward flexion.What could be the cause?
This is a typical : Pattern for pain arising from a cervical spine problem that could be muscular, facet joint related or even of a disc source. If no improvement with time, activity modification, local treatments like heat or massage and the use of otc medication if not contraindicated, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain. Xray shows straightening of normal lordotic curve spine- spasm. Went to physiotherapy, no difference. Unable to bend neck forward. Pls help?
Curvature: Could be curvature of the lower spine or your pelvic tilt angle. If it persists, see your family md for xrays and evaluation. Stretching and strengthening exercises can always help. ...Read more
1 mnth back, twisted hrizontally lying right testicle to vertical.Urologist say no bell claper.No torsion.Usg normal.Still.Mild pulling pain in tissues
BELL CLAPPER: This is a term based on surgical findings of known torsed testicles. There is no literature discussing this deformity's prevalence in the general population. If tortion happens the surgical findings will be noted. The doppler ultrasound and history/physical findings will be the diagnostic tools to call it tortion . There are many causes of testis pain that are non-surgical. Support and nsaids. ...Read more
Varies: If a fusion is solid and the alignment of the spine is well maintained; it would be highly unusual for a fusion to "shift forward." The most common reasons are either if the fusion did not ever fully heal, which is known as a nonunion; or if the alignment was not restored, then the malalignment that can "bend" an otherwise solid fusion. ...Read more
Can your cervix move forward if stuck behind baby head (head is lower than cervix) @ 40 weeks? Will the cervix dialate at all behind baby head
Yes: It appears that you are referring to a posterior cervix which is normal. In a first pregnancy, the baby usually descends early into the pelvis and the cervix being posterior is behind the baby's head. As labor ensues, the cervix will dilate and eventually become mid position and is applied to the baby's head in preparation for delivery. ...Read more
Could be several : Issues. Are you doing regular cardiovascular exercises & other core workouts? Lifestyle ok in terms of weight control & not smoking? If so, then this may be a facet joint problem which is loaded by the extension produced by cobra position in the lower back. You may have to modify your workout in terms of minimizing or eliminating this pose if creating significant issue otherwise it is ok to do. ...Read more
Not Likely: It is unlikely that either surgery or exercise will change to curvature at this point. Most likely, the curve is due to a small amount of scar tissue developed when the penis becomes aroused. As long as the curve is not interfering with the function of intercourse, i would recommend leaving it alone. ...Read more
Middle left side back pain when leaning forward subsides, but is exacerbated when upright or leaning back, but gone while lying down. Pancreatic cance?
Musculoskeletal Pain: Back pain as you had described is likely not pancreatic cancer but rather related to the muscles and bones. I would speak with your primary care provider regarding your pain. The symptoms are typical for spondyloarthropathies, but a thorough evaluation is always warranted. ...Read more
Chronic subtalar subluxation from high velocity eversion 2 yrs back. Can i try slamming my inverted foot into the wall to move bones back into normal?
No: That would be foolish indeed - risking additional injury for sure. ...Read more