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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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


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Which lower back exercise help back pain?

Which lower back exercise help back pain?

See below: The best exercises for low back are gentle core exercises. A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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Dad has pain in left lower back. Says it's back pain, muscle feels tense around his rib cage. But the pain is not always there. Is it his kidneys?

Dad has pain in left lower back. Says it's back pain, muscle feels tense around his rib cage. But the pain is not always there. Is it his kidneys?

See below: Back pain is one symptom felt by somebody who has kidney stone or mass but musculoskeletal pain is a more common cause of back pain, especially with muscle spasms. Have his dr examine him to get accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been having really back lower back pain that has started to travel to my left hip/leg. it's hard to walk and move around. it's really painful?

I've been having really back lower back pain that has started to travel to my left hip/leg. it's hard to walk and move around.  it's really painful?

Exam and image: At your tender young age of 29 I wouldn't think that senile osteoarthritis should be setting in just yet.However, there are other forms of arthritis that could affect somebody your age & especially if there's a family history. You may also be dealing with the upshot of a resend or even old back injury which would be another consideration. An examination and imaging study therefore, are in order. ...Read more

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Are dull lower back pain lower back pain and itchy buttock a sign of herpes?also a tingle up to my neck. Like its on spine The exposure was6 weeks ago

Are dull lower back pain lower back pain and itchy buttock a sign of herpes?also a tingle up to my neck. Like its on spine The exposure was6 weeks ago

Herpes: This does not sound like herpes, and a blood test for HSV 1 and 2 IgM and IgG can help clarify that. Herpes can occur in the skin of the lower back, usually as a cluster of inflamed vesicles which scab over then heal. ...Read more

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What to do for back lower back pain and sciatic nerve pain until you see a doctor?

What to do for back lower back pain and sciatic nerve pain until you see a doctor?

Back pain: Recommend that you do a neutral spine core stability program for a few weeks. If not significantly improved it may be time to have it evaluated. Can see videos of neutral spine exercises on youtube. This includes planks and "birddog". You can use over the counter meds such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve. ...Read more

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I am scheduled to have nerves in lower back cauterized to address back pain. Wondering about success of procedure in your experience. ?

I am scheduled to have nerves in lower back cauterized to address back pain.  Wondering about success of procedure in your experience. ?

Mixed: Back pain has many causes: muscles, disks, joints, ligaments, and referred pain from other sources. The small branch nerves to the facets which are treated with Facet Rhizotomy are only one part of the picture. In my experience, the success rate of Facet Rhizotomy has been less than 40 percent in terms of long term relief. This procedure is also called radio frequency ablation. ...Read more

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I've a minimal scoliosis, dextroconvex 5degree & levonconvex 7degree.i wonder why i'm having consisteng back, spine, lower back pain everyday? :(

Non specific lumbago: Common benign human malady see primary care to begin initial eval look for objective evidence of a treatable painful condition the mild scoliosis is a "red herring" most are benign temporay and non disabling muscular pains ttendernes on exam or with massage denotes muscular pain etiology read dr john sarno's book in back pain if work up is negative ...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