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Is severe back pain in buttocks curable by acupressure?

Is severe back pain in buttocks curable by acupressure?

Possible?: Avascular necrosis?Cause pain for long time and some disabling one and you have to use madication(narcatic) to control the pain, ifthe medical marijuana help you to coup with the pain it could be justifide.Thank you. ...Read more

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Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Severe Back Pain (Definition)

Severe back pain is a symptom in which a person has severe pain somewhere in his back. Severe back pain is usually an emergency and can be caused by spine ...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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Acute severe back pain in thoracic spine. Does not feel muscular. Worse when sitting or lying down. Could this be cancer? The pain is a burning nature

Acute severe back pain in thoracic spine. Does not feel muscular. Worse when sitting or lying down. Could this be cancer? The pain is a burning nature

Very unlikely: Back pain is an uncommon presentation of cancer, and a common presenting symptom of many benign conditions, some of which are not cancerous but are still serious. If it is a new pain that you have never had before, and is severe, you should definitely see a doctor. It could be an unusual presentation of heart disease... Or just a pulled muscle. ...Read more

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Im having pain in my bones left side.Its an intermittent pain radiating type.Moderate intensity. Cn it be cancer or arthritis? Its progressive.

Im having pain in my bones left side.Its an intermittent pain radiating type.Moderate intensity. Cn it be cancer or arthritis? Its progressive.

Obtain a doctor's op: Any pain that persists more than 2 to 3 weeks requires investigation by your physician. There are many causes for pain like what you have. Most often it is joint pains or muscular pains. Cancer is not the first consideration but if the pain keeps getting worse, an x-ray of the area bones or body parts is advised in order to be sure about the underlying cause. ...Read more

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How is gabapentin for burning in legs, feet etc caused by back pain from spinal lumbar stenosis? And is yes, is it worth the side effects?

Yes: Gabapentin is a very good drug with minimal side effects, especially at the lower doses. It is used for neuropathy, chronic pain and fibromyalgia, etc... I would proceed with your doctors advice and try the medication. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get pain under control chronic pancreatitis and degenerative disk with bone spurs in neck pain arm and lower back and legs?

What is the best way to get pain under control  chronic pancreatitis and degenerative disk with bone spurs in neck pain arm and lower back and legs?

Unstable neck and ba: The neck and back pain is from instability associated with bad ligaments in the neck and back. The pancreatitis could be the back itself giving the pain. You would greatly benefit from prolotherapy to the neck and back. Find a doctor and learn about prolotherapy fro www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org. Stop smoking! ...Read more

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Male age 66 with severe curvature lower back scoliosis in constant pain on methadone. The pain is 24/7. Can't walk right. Best rx?

Further testing: Further testing may be needed to determine the specific cause of your pain. We will often use the expertise of an interventional pain specialist to treat the pain. If all else fails, either a spinal reconstruction procedure to correct your curve or doing more of a palliative surgery for your pain such as a spinal cord stimulator are the two choices commonly used. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Is lower back and tailbone pain caused by my hypothyroidism?

Is lower back and tailbone pain caused by my hypothyroidism?

Spine Pain Options: This 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

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What are some treatments for sciatic pain in the left leg caused by a herniated disc?

What are some treatments for sciatic pain in the left leg caused by a herniated disc?

Pain management: The treatments should be based upon the severity and timecourse of the pain. Acutely, relative rest anti-inflammatories and pain medications can help. When the initial pain is improved then a course of physical therapy is helpful. If the pain does not respond epidural spinal injections may provide good relief. Surgery would be indicated with loss of strength or persistent weakness. ...Read more

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Muscle spasms in lower back with pulling sensation and sciatica type pain in legs,no disks problems but really tight hamstrings could this be the caus?

Muscle spasms in lower back with pulling sensation and sciatica type pain in legs,no disks problems but really tight hamstrings could this be the caus?

Causes of sciatica: There are causes for sciatica besides disc problems. Hypertrophied muscle or spasm can push on the sciatic nerve causing pain to radiate down leg. The muscle can be in the lower back or pelvis. Since it appears that there is no serious structural problem, then physical therapy is the best way to get muscles and ligaments to relax and stretch and reduce pressure on sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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L5s1hern&sciatic pain controlled by cord stim.1year later have hip&sharp low back pain getting ip from lying down/sitting.could this be osteoarthritis?

L5s1hern&sciatic pain controlled by cord stim.1year later have hip&sharp low back pain getting ip from lying down/sitting.could this be osteoarthritis?

Spinal cord stim for: herniated disc? Make sure you are getting second opinions prior to getting involved procedures. Regarding your current symptoms, your descriptions make it appear to be likely Sacroiliitis. Get evaluated by a Spine Specialist for an examination and treatment. These usually respond very nicely to conservative treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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How common is it to have unresolved nerve pain in feet and legs after lower back pain surgery?

How common is it to have unresolved nerve pain in feet and legs after lower back pain surgery?

Depends: Some nerve injuries take a long time to recover, and some never do. In general, the younger and healthier you are, your chance of complete recovery is better - providing you have not waited too long and your nerve damage has not become permanent. ...Read more

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With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?

With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?

Let me try to answer: One sided muscle spasm means the nerve on that side pinched which in turn could cause the spasm in the muscles. ...Read more

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In a particular position there is severe pain in the back. Above left hip area. How should it be treated?

Diagnosis first: Posterior (back) hip pain is rarely from the hip. The area of pain you're describing could be radicular or sciatica (e.g. Pinched nerve in the back), referred pain from the back (e.g. Facetogenic pain), priformis syndrome, si joint dysfunction, cluneal nerve entrapment, iliolumbar ligament enthesopathy, etc. You really should see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis & proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause 'clicking' in the lower back at the l4/l5 s1 level. It's centralized. Occurs with extension and no radiculopathy. With severe pain.

Facet Arthropathy: Could be facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you. ...Read more

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What are my options for easing pain caused by herniated disk in neck when pt doesn't work?

What are my options for easing pain caused by herniated disk in neck when pt doesn't work?

Injections vs Surger: If pt is not helping, sometimes epidural steriod injections can help alleviate the pain. If those modalities fail and you are still experiencing pain, surgery may be an option. Fortunately, for the properly selected patients and in the right hands, surgery can be very successful. ...Read more

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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more