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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Lower back pain at all times.?

Lower back pain at all times.?

Underlying cause: I am a functional movement specialist. Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc
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Lower back pain. At all times?

Lower back pain. At all times?

Massage, exercise: And medicine like NSAID will help. Xray can diagnose what is the problem. Proper posture is important too. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain all the time what could cause it?

Several things: It could be a simple sprain, a persistent postural strain, some disc degeneration, facet arthritis, or even premature stenosis. It should be evaluated further by a specialist. ...Read more

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I am having fairly mild lower back pain. I am an it professional. So I spend a lot of time on the PC in a chair. A good chair help for a while.

I am having fairly mild lower back pain. I am an it professional. So I spend a lot of time on the PC in a chair. A good chair help for a while.

May need lumbar roll: Sitting is 4x your body weight across the lower back. Getting out of chair after 30 -45 minutes for a few minutes can help as can placing a rolled towel in the small of your back if there is no seat lumbar support. Also try seat adjustments in terms chair height & use a high back chair with arm supports. Regular exercise, weight control and not smoking if a smoker will also make a difference. ...Read more

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I have had lower back pain on my right side for about a month, I excercise 3 times a week, I have no other symptoms, what could be causing the pain?

I have had lower back pain on my right side for about a month, I excercise 3 times a week, I have no other symptoms, what could be causing the pain?

Muscle spasm: It could be a muscle or disc problem. You need to make sure the type of exercise you are doing is not causing or adding to your problem. See your PCP. May need to see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain some times Ican not sleep at night what can Ido?

I have lower back pain some times Ican not sleep at night what can Ido?

See a doctor: If pain has been going on for more than a few days and is interfering with sleep it is important to see a physician to determine the cause of the pain and to suggest treatment options. The key to treatment is making the right diagnosis. Most back pain is benign but night time pain is not normal and is a reason to see a physician. ...Read more

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I have been having lower back pain.....I can't stand up for a long peroid of time?

See a doc: If you have not seen a doctor yet, you should see one. There are many causes of lower back pain and your doctor should be able to determine what is causing yours and then suggest a treatment regimen that should help. ...Read more

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I have been having lower back pain in the left & right side at the same time. Any ideas?

Sounds typical: Nothing unusual about bilateral back pain. See your doctor if it persists or there is any fever, chills, history of cancer or bowel and bladder problems. ...Read more

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I have a lower back pain again, this time from pulling weeks all morning. How to prevent it?

I have a lower back pain again, this time from pulling weeks all morning. How to prevent it?

Pull fewer weeds: If pulling weeds causes you back pain, stop before it becomes severe. Other ideas-wear a back brace, take a Motrin before starting, strengthen your back muscles by lifting weights. ...Read more

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Hi can anyone tell me why I feel a lower back pain when I weakup from sleep or when I keep standing for long time?

This can be related: To some underlying degeneration of the spine which occurs in all with time that prolonged positioning can lead to some symptoms and with change of position or activity it will feel better or resolve. ...Read more

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I have had constant lower back pain but can't afford time off work to see anyone. Should I just file workmans comp?

Only if job injury: A claim can be filed if there was a job related injury as the source of your back pain. You ahould check with your state's worker compensation board or an attorney who specializes in this area for further information about such a claim. ...Read more

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I have severe lower andaman pain on my right side nashea & lower back pain I am bloated all the time & gassie sometimes & constapied?

I have severe lower andaman pain on my right side nashea & lower back pain I am bloated all the time & gassie sometimes & constapied?

Go see your doctor: Give your constellation of symptoms, it's time for you to go see your family physician and tell him/her what you've noted above. Interestingly, constipation could cause most of your symptoms, aside from the back pain. Check to be sure an under active thyroid isn't cause of constipation. Then increase fiber, fluids & exercise to get your bowels moving regularly. ...Read more

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Lower back pain? Hurts only when I bend over or sit in certain spot, or when I straighten up. Have had this several times what is this?

Muscle strain, lumbag: Typically back pain that worsens with movement in a young person is consistent with muscle spasm or lumbar strain. However, it is still appropriate to have a consultation with a PMR or sports medicine doctor and they will complete a physical examination of your spine. In addition they will also consider the possibility of other diagnoses that could be causing your symptoms such as disc disease. ...Read more

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I have severe lower back pain. I am only a teen and I am active not lazy. It hurts when I sit or stand for a long time. It feels like my tailbone.

Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture (spondylolysis) occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain from last 6 years. Ir some time completely disapear and sometime become very severe, physical theraphy or exercise please?

Both are helpful: P.T and exercise can be helpful and in fact the best type of p.T. For back problems is an exercise based program. Hands on, passive therapy is not likely to help much so an active, exercise program is best. If you smoke cigarettes, stop smoking. Good research shows that smokers have more pain. ...Read more

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What is the minimum time and maximum effictive exercise that helps reduce lower back pain or fix the probleme over time that caused by disc eruption?

What is the minimum time and maximum effictive exercise that helps reduce lower back pain or fix the probleme over time that caused by disc eruption?

Impossible 2 answer-: -each case is different. If U have a herniated disk & R very symptomatic, a spine surgeon is who U should B Cing, Exercises will not make it better, epidural steroids can give relief but is usually not long lasting. Eventually if it interferes with quality of life, surgical option can B the answer. From a micro diskectomy to fusion or disk replacement R all on the table until U C a spine surgeon, ...Read more

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I travel by taxi, bus, metro everyday for about 2 hours to reach my office and same time going back. Due to which im starting to grow lower back pain.

By inflatable lumbar support pillow: That's a long commute! You can buy inflatable lumbar support pillow that'll prevent slouching, and encourage good posture, and you'll arrive at your destination recharged, awake and ready to go. Often without support, your back us working overtime to compensate. You'll end up being tired by the time you get to work/home. Also get a good pair of shoes and arch supports. They'll keep you in good stead. ...Read more

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I am having lower back pain for 14 months. Sometime it goes atometacally, some times it getting orse. This is hapening after liffting 40 kg wait bag?

I am having lower back pain for 14 months. Sometime it goes atometacally, some times it getting orse. This is hapening after liffting 40 kg wait bag?

Many possibilities: This could be lumbar disc problem. Most lower back pain will resolve itself after rest. Your problem has been 14 months, then you need to see a doctor get a full exam and radiology study to rule out disc problem. ...Read more

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Very bad lower back pain headaches and feel sick at times?

More info please: Does this occur daily or just before/during/after your cycle? A little more information is needed however if this is a frequent situation then please see your md when you are feeling this way so they can diagnose the issue and determine if any treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Hungry but feel sick at the same time with lower back pain?

Hungry but feel sick at the same time with lower back pain?

Pain: Your symptoms suggest either a bowl or renal infection I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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