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I am having a lot of inner knee, thigh, and lower back pain after knee replacement. My surgery was 3 months ago & I have more pain than before tkr.

I am having a lot of inner knee, thigh, and lower back pain after knee replacement. My surgery was 3 months ago & I have more pain than before tkr.

Ouch: If you are having more pain, make sure you get in to be evaluated. Did you do physical therapy? Make sure you do physical therapy - this could also help your discomfort significantly. Take care! ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Is lower back pain common after inguinal hernia surgery? How long can that last?

Is lower back pain common after inguinal hernia surgery? How long can that last?

Unusual: I haven't had many patients complain of back pain after inguinal hernia surgery. It may have been due to the positioning during surgery. Some clinics will do hernia surgery under an epidural anethesia and this can cause back pain. See your surgeon and discuss your pain with him. ...Read more

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Had lower back surgery 4 yrs ago and im still habing lower back pain.

Back pain: I would recommend that you be reevaluated by your surgeon, if he/ she is not available due to the time elapsed then start with your family doctor. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do at home to help with my lower back pain. I have a herniated disk and i'm getting surgery but until then im suffering :/?

Non-operative: You should try gentle stretching and core strengthening exercises. You can try a hot tub or heating pad but use it sparingly and don't injure yourself by too much heat. Injections can often relieve the sciatic pain by both reducing inflammation of the nerve and also dissolving some of the fat around the nerves which can often yield excellent relief. It all these fail then surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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I just had knee surgery on tuesday. The only semi comfortable position is on my back. What can I do to help the lower back pain?

I just had knee surgery on tuesday. The only semi comfortable position is on my back. What can I do to help the lower back pain?

If u can put your : Feet flat with your hips at 45degrees and your knees at 90 degrees ( or there abouts ) it will take pressure off your lower back. ...Read more

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Ok i 33 male work construction i have lower back pain like 4days a week i have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj i think i dont want surgery?

Ok i 33 male work construction i have lower back pain like 4days a week i have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj i think i dont want surgery?

Need xrays: See a doctor. You probably need spine xrays. Surgery is a dramatic treatment. You need an evaluation to start with. Could just be the result of the work you do. ...Read more

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I have tarsal coalition and following that lower back pain. It's hard for me to jog. How do I relive the effects of tarsal coalition without surgery?

I have tarsal coalition and following that lower back pain. It's hard for me to jog. How do I relive the effects of tarsal coalition without surgery?

Foot specialist: I would recommend that you see a foot and ankle orthopaedic specialist. You may have a gait abnormality from the coalition that requires special therapy or an orthotic. ...Read more

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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


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