Top
10
Doctor insights on: Lower Back Pain At Base Of Spine

Share
1

1
My 15 year old son has lower back pain, but no injury. He says it hurts at the base of his spine when he sits and sometimes has pain in one leg. ?

My 15 year old son has lower back pain, but no injury.  He says it hurts at the base of his spine when he sits and sometimes has pain in one leg. ?

Time 4 medical eval.: Spondylolysis (a stress fracture or congenital defect of the pars portion of the spine) is one possible cause of low back pain in this age group. Spondylolysthesis, a condition where one vertebrae slips off the one below can be present as well and both conditions can be associated with leg pain. There are other possibilities of course , but the point is it is time to see an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Inwood
14 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What might cause lower back pain in the left side right near the spine?

Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative disc vs disc herniation, among other causes. If your symptoms are persistent or worsening, see a physician. ...Read more

3

3
I have lower back pain on right side of spine what can I do to relieve it?

Cause: need to determine cause of pain. Likely muscle strain which will hurt more with movement, but could be kidney infection which would cause typically urinary complaints or fever, could be early appendicitis too but would think would have pain in front right too. Other possible is shingles which would eventually result in a rash. ...Read more

4

4
I'm having lower back pain and if I touch in between my spine it hurts even more?

I'm having lower back pain and if I touch in between my spine it hurts even more?

Back pain: any injury? previous episodes? more info is needed. See a doctor or perform a virtual consult to better help you. ...Read more

5

5
I've been having some lower back pain, in my spine, and, i'd like it if you could tell me what kind of backbrace i could use to help reduce pain.?

I've been having some lower back pain, in my spine, and, i'd like it if you could tell me what kind of backbrace i could use to help reduce pain.?

Don't use one: I know this isn't the answer you're wanting but i almost never recommend a back brace. I think only one patient actually, and this was a older gentleman that promised to just use it with certain activities. The problem arises because the spinal brace takes over the need for your own abdominal and lumbar muscles and they therefore just get weaker and stabilize the spine even less. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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

7

7
I have lower back pain and can click spine from bottom to top help please?

Stop clicking spine: Resist the urge to "click" your spine. Regarding lower back pain, go see your doctor for proper evaluation, work-up and treatment. ...Read more

8

8
With my spine fusing on my left side will I have lower back pain for the rest of my life?

Why fusing?: Is your spine fusing from surgery? Ankylosing spondylitis? Severe scoliosis? How old are you? These things all impact on what you may or may not be able to do. Learning little things that you can do then bring some improvement and doing more of those... Becoming aware of things you do that make it worse and avoiding those things is the underlying principle in dealing with back pain. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Extreme lower back pain kinda towards the middle, like on top of spine, feels better if i press on it. Should i worry?

Depends: It depends if you have been involved in some type of trauma, then i would see a physician. If it is local, then it should get better with time. If not getting better, then see a physician for further work-up. ...Read more

10

10
13 year old with extreme lower back pain and when she stretches she fells like part of her spine pops back into place. why is this?

See a Physician: Lower back pain is pain that originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. The problem may be a simple nuisance but may require urgent medical attention. It is a good idea to see a physician for an evaluation, tests and imaging. See a Physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Qamar Khan
2,597 doctors shared insights

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
3,099 doctors shared insights

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