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Lower Back Pain Twisting
Hello, have lower back pain after doing standing bar twist. (metal bar on top of back shoulders) twisting at waist like propeller. What?
Twisting @ waist AND: You didn't even lift off the ground at any time, right? LOL! Get a bag of crushed ice for the next few days followed by heat after the next several days. You'll need to take a break from exercises like this for a number of days to weeks. You can look me up at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi. You may sign up for an appointment slot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have lower back pain from constant bending and twisting at work. Only thing that helps is rent. Is this likely a strain/sprain?
If the pain: is localized to low back and you have no other symptoms, most likely cause is muscle strain. If you continue your bending and twisting without strengthening your back muscles, you can get more serious problems. Ask your doctor or physical therapist for suggestions, and your employer for work modification. ...Read more
6mos post lami. Localized left lower back pain, feels muscular. Hurts when twist and extend. Dr. Wants facet rhizo. Muscles? Pain when i stretch. Mri?
Possibilities: In addition to pain management, especially if it's not helping, i would talk to your surgeon about getting new imaging. I would consider getting dynamic xrays to rule out any new instability. I don't know if MRI would add much if you aren't having leg symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe lower back pain which caused my torso to twist. Should I use heat or ice? Should I visit a chiropractor? Steroid shot?
Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?
Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medications. Anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications can relieve the pain related to the joints, tendons and muscles of the spine. Stretching exercises, physical therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may help too. ...Read more
Lower back pain on right side feels twisted i can't really stand up straight im leaning on right side please help?
Low back pain (LBP): Pain localized to the low back (lumbar spine) can be quite debilitating. Although the etiology of the pain can be multifactorial, the most common cause of lbp is a simple strain/sprain of the ligaments and/or tendons that support the spine. If the source is from an internal derangement of the disc (e.g., herniation), however, a formal evaluation from a spine specialist may be required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch & strengthen: Minor back pain is usually due to muscle, tendon, or ligament causes. It is best to rest (but not bed rest), stretch, and strengthen. See my health guide on back pain. If minor back pain does not improve, or if it worsens, be sure to follow up with your family doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: Many causes of low back including: musculoskeletal strain/sprain/spasm, bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, annular disc tear, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis/arthritis, metastatic cancer to bone and the list goes on and on. Most important - get a work-up by your physician to determine the cause and only then can treatment options be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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