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Lower back pain after a 4-metre fall?

Lower back pain after a 4-metre fall?

Fall: A fall can cause pain from a variety of sources, and mostly depends on how/where the landing occurred. It could simply be muscle strain, but could also be due to disc problems or even a spinal fracture. Further evaluation is warranted due to the traumatic nature of the injury. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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What is the best way to ease lower back pain? I had a fall last week & have had pain, but I had to come in to work & am at a desk most of the day.

What is the best way to ease lower back pain? I had a fall last week & have had pain, but I had to come in to work & am at a desk most of the day.

Core exercises: Do pelvis tilts and core strengthening. Try exerciseball. Com for suggestions. Walk hourly at work. Walk to the copier or bathroom ...Read more

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I am cna, recently I had a larger woman fall, caught her as best I could and lowered her, now lower back pain reoccurring during lifts, what is it?

I am cna, recently I had a larger woman fall, caught her as best I could and lowered her, now lower back pain reoccurring during lifts, what is it?

See an orthopod: See an orthopedic doctor to check out your spine, could be a spine or disc or muscle problem, you may need a mri, but the orthopedic doc can determine that. ...Read more

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What does acute lumbar faciities mean? What causes it? How to treat it? I have lower back pain. Didn't fall. No injuries. Not lifting heavy neither.

What does acute lumbar faciities mean? What causes it? How to treat it? I have lower back pain. Didn't fall. No injuries. Not lifting heavy neither.

Lumbar "faciities"?: Did you mean acute lumbar facet(joint pain)? If so, this is frustrating to patients since these structural joints can be aggravated without any fall, lifting incident, etc. Simple things like quickly turning over in bed, getting out of a chair, twisting to do laundry, vacuuming, sweeping mopping, etc. can aggravate these joints. Good thing is that they'll settle down without aggressive measures ...Read more

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I am a 53 yo female with lower back pain and insomnia. I have amitriptyline 10 mg. If it doesn't help me fall asleep can I take 5 mg ambien also? If am

I am a 53 yo female with lower back pain and insomnia.  I have amitriptyline 10 mg. If it doesn't help me fall asleep can I take 5 mg ambien also? If am

Depends: These two medicines can be taken together but you may end up feeling more groggy/drowsy than you want in AM. 10 mg of amitriptyline is a starting dose, instead of combining the two drugs, increasing the dose of it may be a better option. But before you up that dosage, talk to you doctor about the best plan of action, especially if you have any other issues like kidney or heart disease. ...Read more

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I had a slip and fall about 3 months ago. I have right lower back pain. I also have tingling in my left leg and foot with shooting pain and itchiness?

I had a slip and fall about 3 months ago. I have right lower back pain. I also have tingling in my left leg and foot with shooting pain and itchiness?

Be seen: You may have a "pinched nerve" in your back.
Look out for weakness in the leg and foot as well as bowel or bladder control issues as these may be signs of a severe nerve injury.
A doctor can examine you and gauge the severity of your issue and devise a plan for your evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain n numbness in thigh n lower legs feel like they trying fall asleep but not would chiropractor make worse or paralyze me?

I've had lower back pain n numbness in thigh n lower legs feel like they trying fall asleep but not would chiropractor make worse or paralyze me?

See a doctor: Chiropractic medicine is very safe but because of the numbness I feel more comfortable if you had the proper diagnostic test before you get to any adjustment see a doctor first ...Read more

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I have lower back pain after doing deadlifts, what to do?

See details: Rest heat, aleve (naproxen) and advil. Pain results from trying to lift too much weight or having poor form while lifting. ...Read more

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I have severe lower back pain after practicing my back walkover. What do you suggest?

Initially rest: Nonsurgical remedies and therapy are the initial mainstay. Medicines such as anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants and pain medications are very helpful. Modalities such as ice and heat can be useful. See an orthopedic spine surgeon for a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have constant lower back pain after standing for more than 30 minutes. What should I do?

I have constant lower back pain after standing for more than 30 minutes. What should I do?

Spina problem: Could be from a number of distinct structures need diagnostic studies and evaluation.
Interventional pain doctor with proper qualification may save you surgery look for abipp or fipp to get these not only you must have the highest qualification but you must also do a practical examination. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a really odd lower back pain after I relax for a bit, what could it be?

What to do if I have a really odd lower back pain after I relax for a bit, what could it be?

Have it evaluatd: Your pain could due to trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis, inflammation), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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If I have constant lower back pain after standing for more than thirty minutes. What should I do?

If I have constant lower back pain after standing for more than thirty minutes. What should I do?

See below: The first thing to do is to begin stretching and exercising your back. You should see your family doctor to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have a very odd lower back pain after I relax for a bit, what could it be?

Ligament strain: No pain with activity, but pain while relaxing is typically from a ligament strain. The sacroiliac ligament is the typical culprit. Treatment consists of a trial of Ibuprofen 800 three times daily or Naproxen as directed. If no improvement, seek a doctor who performs trigger point and sacroiliac ligament injections. If they don't work, an MRI could evaluate for disk disease. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain after menstruation?

Referred pain: The low back pain with menses is what we call referred pain. It could also be pain associated with spasms in the pelvic floor musculature which are anchored at the sacrum. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease lower back pain after falling down stairs?

Xray: Probably need a xray, but heat, light stretching and anti-inflammatories arte a start. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower back pain after loosing your virginity?

Depends: You may have such pain if you were quite active and had sex in unusual positions. I suspect that one has little to do with the other, It may be that you were a little too aggressive. If persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower back pain after "popping" feeling. Did I tear or break something? What should I do?

Lower back pain after "popping" feeling. Did I tear or break something? What should I do?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It sounds like you might experience disc herniation or tear.
Please seek help from a pain management doctor, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Lower back pain after jumping. Did I injure my back?

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have lower back pain after menses?

Is it normal to have lower back pain after menses?

It is possible: Possibly- check with your physician as there are many other causes of low back pain. Many women have cramping with their menses, and this can cause low back pain. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have lower back pain after a tetanus or meningitis shot?

Not really: Did you get the shot in your buttock? If so, this can sometimes result in irritation to the sciatic nerve, or you can develop a tender point in the gluteus muscles. Best to contact the office where you received the shot and inform then and ask for advice. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain after 4 week post op hestorectomy.

Having lower back pain after 4 week post op hestorectomy.

It could be: Muscle strain or arthritis. Try taking Motrin and apply warm packs. Follow up with ur gyn. Take care! http://www.Healthcentral. Com/sexual-health/h/lower-back-pain-after-hysterectomy. Html. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have right lower back pain after discectomy?

Is it normal to have right lower back pain after discectomy?

Not really: Not enough info for detailed answer: how long after? Many potential causes incl. scarring, other disc injury, QL spasm, SI inflammation or ligament injury, acute SI or lumbar vertebral dysfunction, etc. I recommend exam by a dr. skilled in hands-on osteopathic diagnosis & manipulation — someone who can truly differentiate cause can give you the best answer ...Read more

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I usually have lower back pain after bowling in a cricket match?

Nonspecific: This is a fairly nonspecific complaint and could be cause by any number of factors such as poor body mechanics, suboptimal technique, suboptimal conditioning, degenerative discs, etc. If the symptoms are severe, persistent, or debilitating, see a physician. ...Read more

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Haveing lower back pain after gallbladder surgey week post opt ?

Haveing lower back pain after gallbladder surgey week post opt
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It would be a good-: -idea to call your surgeon, a hematoma or infection can cause pain & radiation to your back. ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain after a night of laxatives what can I do now?

Severe lower back pain after a night of laxatives what can I do now?

Tea anyone?: May want to slow things down. Tea maybe the answer. Only issue is to hydrate, incase you lost so many fluids, now dehydrated and back pain related to your kidney. ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain after spinal tap weeks later. What is going on?

Severe lower back pain after spinal tap weeks later. What is going on?

Not clear: Complications of spinal taps could cause you headaches or leg symptoms, but isolated back pain weeks later might not be related at all. Perhaps the condition that prompted the spinal tap could be the culprit. Rarely, an impromperly performed tap can be associated with ectopic tissue growth along the needle track in a very delayed fashion. ...Read more

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Some stretches or "cures" for lower back pain after running? Thanks in advance

Stretches: 3 big muscles to keep stretched. Hamstrings, psoas, quadriceps. For me, the hamstrings are the biggest recurring issue. ...Read more

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I have left lower back pain after I started lunges and squats. What should I do?

Activity modificatio: While the symptoms are going on, hold off from doing these lungs/squats till pain resolve. Take some nsaids (if you have no medical contraindications). You likely overexerted yourself, and sustained some lumbar sprain/strain. If things don't start feeling better, seek help from your doctor. Starting physical therapy will be helpful if the symptoms continues beyond a couple of weeks. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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