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Sciatica Lifting Heavy Objects
After lifting heavy objects for about 15 minutes I get this pain in my right lower back. Goes away after lifting. Should I be concerned?
Back strain: You are starting to get a back strain which is a warning sign that you need to be careful with lifting heavy objects. Use you legs to lift heavy objects by squating down and using the force of your leg muscles to do the work. If you bend to lift, you are putting the strain on your back muscles. Exercise and do stretching to help strengthen the back as you age, and hopefully the strained muscles ...Read more
Generally, women who are pregnant may continue to work during their pregnancy. Some women are able to work right up until they are ready to deliver, while others may need to cut back on their work schedule or stop completely before their due date. Whether you can work during your pregnancy or not depends on your health, the health of the baby, and the type of job that you have. Here are some factors to consider: * Heavy lifting: If your job requires heavy lifting, standing, or walking, your doctor may recommend that you work fewer hours a day. This is especially true as you get closer ...Read more
Relatively: In the vast majority of cases of scoliosis, there is not any limitation in lifting heavy objects in and of itself. Patients with scoliosis can certainly injure their back lifting heavy objects, but not really at a higher rate than people without scoliosis in all but the most severe cases. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Unlikely: An injury from a one time incident is most likely a muscular strain tennis elbow typically happens from a repetitive type of activity over time usually a one time injury will heal relatively quickly tennis elbow is a little more difficult and may require ice, avoidance of activity, therapy or local injection. ...Read more
Depends how heavy: But in general yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: An acute strain at minimum.Get a more detailed answer ›
No reason: There is no ocular disease reason for this. ...Read more
Dull crippling lower abdomen and right side discomfort after lifting heavy objects goes away after sitting down but last for weeks ribs discomfort?
I'm 22, I've had chest pain and heartburn for 3 months, but the chest pain is almost constant. The pain is unbearable when lifting heavy objects?
Can sugery be done for correction of swan neck deformality in fingers and after recovery can normal activites be done like lifting heavy objects ?
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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