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I have chronic low back pain that exists in the lower right side of my back and radiates to the front. MRI shows arthritis in spine. Is this related?

I have chronic low back pain that exists in the lower right side of my back and radiates to the front. MRI shows arthritis in spine. Is this related?

Probably yes: Arthritis in spine with degenerative joint disease can show up with chronic low back pain, and radiate to the front, as muscles and tendons, and nerve roots all are connected in the body. See a DO, an osteopathic physician with a neuromusculoskeletal medicine focus to help assess, and treat your condition to provide maximum decompression, and pain relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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I have lower back pain due to arthritus, what can I do?

I have lower back pain due to arthritus, what can I do?

Arthitis: Assuming your pain is from the joints in your back(facets) check in to someone who injects them and can do radio frequency of the nerves to the joints. This is called radio frequency ablation of the medial branch nerves to the facets ...Read more

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Can neck arthritus cause lower back pain?

Can neck arthritus cause lower back pain?

Lower back pain: Hello, arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can affect many different areas of the body. It is most likely that if arthritis exists in your neck, then the same condition probably exists in your lower back as we'll. Follow up with your doctor for therapy that may improve both areas of discomfort. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain by buttocks area what is it? Have neck arthritus

I have lower back pain by buttocks area what is it? Have neck arthritus

possibly SI joint: The sacroiliac joint is where the hip bones join the spine. Arthritis of this joint is often felt as pain in the buttocks sometimes extending down the thigh. It can be easily treated by an injection in the joint. ...Read more

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Can neck arthritus bring on lower back pain?

Can neck arthritus bring on lower back pain?

Sometimes: Gait and posture changes done to accommodate neck problems may precipitate issues in the lower back. ...Read more

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I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

Inflammation: Possible inflammation of the vertebra or sacroiliac joints. Your rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this. A ruptured disk is another possibility in view of the radiation into the leg. ...Read more

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Ckd stage 3 taking NSAIDs lately (1 week)due to arthritis, urine getting dark and having low back pain, concerns?

Ckd stage 3 taking NSAIDs lately (1 week)due to arthritis, urine getting dark and having low back pain, concerns?

CKD: NSAID medications are generally not given to patients with chronic kidney disease as they put patients at risk for acute kidney injury and progression of disease. With that being said, small doses of NSAIDS may be tolerated by some patients. Regardless, chronic use of NSAIDS for back pain should be avoided - Acetaminophen and stretching exercises will help you more :) ...Read more

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What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

What causes painful joints (fingers, elbows, knees) & low back pain?

Most commonly PsA!: Psoriatic arthritis would be most likely! but with so many., it is likely inflammatory. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. 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. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more