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My Back Is Popping When Stretching
When I bend over then straighten up I hear a popping and cracking sound in my lower back. Is this normal?
My right hip hurts when i lay on it, its a dull aching pain, it also grinds and clicks when i pull my leg up and outwards towards my face.What is this?
See an orthopedist: If you have done a lot of athletics that may be contributing. Would see an orthopedist to assess. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: There are multiple joints in your spine, ribs and shoulders and painless popping and cracking is very common. Just like popping the joints in your fingers, this is not harmful. ...Read more
When I am laying on back and move my left leg turning my knee outwards i hearing popping or cracking noise that comes from the joint of my leg cause?
hip?: Is this at the front or side of your hip? This may be "snapping hip syndrome" which is a result of the psoas (front) or it band (side) sliding over your hip. This sometimes can be helped with stretching, an orthopedic visit would be helpful. ...Read more
My collerbone feels like its poping out of place when sitting on couch.lifting arm pops it back usually now its grinding and in pain when moved.
Instability : The collar bone articulates with the sternum medically and the acromion laterally. It is held in place by ligaments. It sounds like at one of these joints, there must be some instability present, which can occur for a number of reasons. I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have pain in the back of my hip in my si when I lay on my back it pops which hurts and when I turn my leg or move it tightens and strains down myleg?
Get Specialized P.T.: It sounds like you may have si joint instability. A physical therapist with "special interest and training in si joint therapy" would be best. Actually call around and ask if they have a therapist with "..." if you need a referral from a physician, mention the name of the therapist you located. Make sure you are taught at-home-exercises to stabilize your si joints. Max 3 months or change therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My upper back gets stiffed oftenly&gets relaxed when I do stretch right/left, while doing stretching i hear crunching sounds. Pl suggest?
When knee is bent I get agonizing pain when I unbend it it "pops" back into place. Even when resting and elevating my knee constant burning no injury?
After falling on the steps, upper back is stinging pain when i pull elbows back and squeeze shoulder blades togather. Is this normal?
No: It's possible you strained your upper back muscles. Sometimes falls will irritate a joint or disc in the neck/back. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more
I hear cracking sounds in my neck when I move my head backwards or sideways (normal movement) and in my back when I stretch it. It started two months ago?
I experience lower back pain just above my bum in the middle part. Usually around my period. It hurts especially when leaning forward or bending. ?
Fairly common : Symptoms of disc type back issue that can be treated with a regular exercise regimen of core strengthening exercises and stretching such as yoga along with cardio routines with avoidance of tobacco while keeping trim and getting a good night's sleep. Over the counter medication such as Ibuprophen around your period may be helpful as well if no allergies or stomach issues with this medication. ...Read more
What does it mean when my upper back hurts if I stretch back or pull my chest forwards. It's like a sharp pain in my upper back that prevents my from ?
I have neck pain, and when I stretch my neck from side to side it makes a popping noise. Stretching helps with the pain, but what is that noise?
Benign: The popping is almost invariably benign, similar to cracking your knuckles. In older patients, popping can also be from arthritis/degeneration. If your symptoms persist, it would be reasonable to get x-rays and MRI to evaluate whether there's any worrisome underlying pathology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hips both pop when I walk, my right knee also turns in toward the left. It causes a sharp pain that radiates down my legs when they pop. Why?
See an orthopedist: This sound like a significant issue which could be related to a number of problems. Let an orthopedist determine the issues at hand. ...Read more
Pain behind my knee and calf muscle. It 's fine when my leg is bent but once my leg is out straight is when i feel all of the pain in upper calf ?
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