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Lower Back Pain That Radiates Down The Leg
I have lower back pain that radiates down front of legs. Not getting better after 3 weeks physical therapy. What should I do next?
Evaluate: See a dr. And get appropriate diagnostic tests. Medications might help. ...Read more
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
My boyfriend was hospitalized in March for a peri rectal abscess and had a WBC count +21000. Now is has been having severe lower back pain that sometimes radiates down his left leg. Could these be related? He had an xray that didn't show anything and he's
I get lower back pain that radiates to my left leg. I can feel the pain right above the knee, all the way down in my foot as well. ?
Sounds like sciatica: This sounds like a typical case of a sciatica or pain radiating into the leg due to a nerve compression that can be due to a disc herniation usually but there can be other explanations. Generally this is true with pain that goes past the knee and can be confirmed on exam and by imaging with a ct scan or mri. Most get better without surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Having dull achey lower back pain on each side pain seems to get better when i stand up and is worse when sitting or lying down pain going down leg ?
I am having lower back pain that appeared after leaning over. That was a week ago and is worse now & radiating down my leg. Do i need to go to my dr.?
Wait another week: Many herniated discs like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been having lower back pain and pain down my leg for 5 months. My right side is distended and everyone I have seen doesn't know how to help me.
If cortisone shots don't work what would be the next option for treating lower back pain that is sending pain down my leg n bottom?
Nerve damage: Great question... Its very important to treat pain and to prevent nerve damage. There are multiple ways to treat a herniated disc. They include: weight loss, physical therapy, chiropractic care, disc decompression (traction), epidural injections, intradiscal procedures, and surgery. An EMG is the best test to see if you have old or active nerve damage (if so- you need surgery). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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