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Is It Bad For You To Crack Your Back Can It Cause Back Pain Later In Life
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
My upper back hurts, i crack it and get no relife, I have a bump on the back of my neck, i think its genetics, could that be the cause of my back pain?
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 more
I have bad upper back pain. Now, when I bend over to touch my toes, my spine cracks in 2 places. When it cracks it hurts and feels like bone on bone.
After standing for while feel back pain & tightness relieved when I bend over, can hear it crack. No surgery/injury. I have flat foot Causes? Normal?
Facet joint popping: Most probably you are popping your facet joints in the spine. While this should be fairly harmless, i don't recommend doing this frequently. ...Read more
If I have had chronic upper right back pain for over 2 years what could it be? I constantly need to crack my back ie over the back of a chair
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It sounds like you might experience from spinal degenerative condition, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cracking Back: The urge to crack your back is not abnormal. The altered mechanics of the small facet joints of the lower back can cause fluid to become trapped in small pockets which are uncomfortable. Twisting and bending can cause a cracking sound which is the redistribution of fluid in the joint capsule and leads to decreased discomfort. ...Read more
My sons feet crack every morning 4 last few months but no pain and now back pain last few days. His sister has jia so should I be concerned?
As of recent I've been experience stabbing and burning pains accompanied with back pain. My neck also cracks constantly during the day. Any advice?
R/O ARTHRITIS: If your photo is accurate and you are an avid skier. You probably have both neck and back arthritis. You need a full exam and lab workup including TFTS /vitD/ Lyme titers. Cervical and lumbar spine X-rays. Depending on results cervical/lumbar MRI. You should also go gluten free wholeApproach. Com. And start vitamin supplements. Glucosamine/krill oil/ubiquinol/resveretral. Also PT eval for ROM. ...Read more
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