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Im having low back pain and moderate-extreme stomach pain 3-4 inches above navel. Please advise?

Im having low back pain and moderate-extreme stomach pain 3-4 inches above navel. Please advise?

Spine pathology: Is typically not associated with abdominal pain (rather, lumbar spine pathology more typically can cause radiating pains into the legs). Based on your description, it sounds like the abdominal pain is the predominant complaint, therefore i suspect that you have abdominal pathology which may be causing your back pain. I would definitely recommend that you see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Lower back pain and stiffness not from injury had for one month does not get better or worse pain moderate male 41.?

Lower back  pain and stiffness  not from injury  had for one month does not get better or worse pain moderate  male 41.?

Lot of reasons: Time for a check up. In the next 5-10 years, all your friends are in need of a check up. Better sooner than later. Continue performing the maintenance on your body to keep up good health for the next 40 years. If u had a car that was made in 1973, would u think its time for an overhaul ? ...Read more

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I'm having mid to low back pain that radiates around to my front on both sides. The pain is moderate. Could this be kidney pain what should I do?

Dr. Dann Byck Dr. Byck
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I'm having mid to low back pain that radiates around to my front on both sides. The pain is moderate. Could this be kidney pain what should I do?

Sounds like LBP: It is unlikely that kidney pain refers to the feet, but is very likely that you may have a pinched nerve in your back. I would see your md for an evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do you wear a lumbar support belt for moderate to severe low back pain?

How do you wear a lumbar support belt for moderate to severe low back pain?

Securely: If your physician has prescribed a lumbar support the medical supply store professional or physician should should show you how to wear it. It should not cause discomfort and should fit securely. You should not have any pressure on your sternum and should be comfortable while sitting. ...Read more

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Can exercise usually help low back pain?

Yes: Of all of the treatments touted to help low back pain, exercise has consistently shown to be one of, if not the best way to treat lower back pain. There is no one "right" exercise for all people with back pain. Studies have shown that people who do any kind of exercise to keep themselves physically fit tend to have lower rates of back pain than people who do not exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Can exercise help or hurt low back pain?

Can exercise help or hurt low back pain?

Yes: Both can occur. Supervised physical therapy can alleviate problems with exercise induced pain but sometimes even therapy aggravates the pain. Diagnosis is key and will drive the recommendations. ...Read more

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What can I do about my severe low back pain?

What can  I do about my severe low back pain?

Family practioner: It is essential to determine the diagnosis and your family doctor should be your first line of inquiry. ...Read more

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Can you recommend good low back pain exercises?

Yes: Check my stretches at this web site: http://harvardneurosurgeon.Com/pt2.Html. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden and severe low back pain?

What can cause  sudden and severe low back pain?

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

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Chronic low back pain with no diagnosis. What now?

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Chronic low back pain with no diagnosis. What now?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Mri of lumbar spine as well as nerve conduction test might be helpful to evaluate the cause of your pain. You should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Who is the most likely person to develop low back pain?

Who is the most likely person to develop low back pain?

Any body with bad: Working habits.The risk of lower back pain is equal in every adult who overworks their body, regardless of age or color, and regardless of the fact that the person is a healthy man or woman. The people who are most likely to have lower back pain are those who have poor working conditions, like standing up for prolonged periods of time, sitting for hours together in front of a computer etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are good low back pain exercises?

Can you tell me if there are good low back pain exercises?

Core: Core excercises are very good for low back pain. There are several examples of "core exercises" on the internet. Your physical therapist should also be able to show you examples. It is also important to stay flexible with emphasis on stretching your hamstrings. ...Read more

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Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Why and how can I cure low back pain after basketball workouts?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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What are some good excercises that will help ease my low back pain?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening (gluteus medius/minimus) and stretching of hamstrings/gluteus/it bands can also really help. If you only have time for one thing: hamstring flexibility! ...Read more

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I am getting bad low back pain lately and now sure what should I do?

See your doc: Consider an evaluation with your primary physician. They can look into whether this is caused by something serious and also treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low back pain. The following also describes me: Back pain. What should I do?

More info needed: how long? where in your back? upper back, mid back, lower back? spine/central? or more towards the left or right side? numbness or weakness in legs or arms? any incontinence? any injuries or trauma? what have you tried for the pain? have you been seen by a physician for this? ...Read more

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Does golf make low back pain worse?

Does golf make low back pain worse?

Yes: Comfortanle golf requires comfortable facet joints and comfortable muscles the ledbetyer swing requires simultaneous extension and lateral bending as wel as torsion forces the lumbar spine is not designed to rotate why do you think the pros are on and off the tour with back problems david duvall still recovering. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more