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Why does my spine ache all of a sudden?

Why does my spine ache all of a sudden?

Seek medical care: To find out, you're going to need the help of a well trained spine specialist. The cause of back pain can be discovered but requires the help of a medical doctor to find it. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Why does a curved spine cause back ache?

Why does a curved spine cause back ache?

It varies: In my experience, for two reasons. First, a spinal deformity can cause a muscular pain as the muscles try to hold the spine in a good position but battle a mechanical disadvantage. Second, the spine is loaded in an asymmetric fashion leading to early failure fo the discs leading to premature degeneration, herniations, and arthritis, all of which can certainly cause pain. Thank you. ...Read more

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Could a curved spine be responsible for back ache?

Could a curved spine be responsible for back ache?

Sometimes: Curvatures can cause backache.Many other things, can, too, which may/may not be directly related to the curvature.Your best bet may be to start with a dr. who is NOT a surgeon.Osteopathic drs. tend to use non-invasive diagnostics & treatments like manipulation to balance/strengthen muscles,take pressure off nerves, prolotherapy to strengthen weak ligaments, etc. which may be the real cause of pain ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the most effective pain relief for back ache caused by curved spine or worn discs?

Could you tell me what is the most effective pain relief for back ache caused by curved spine or worn discs?

RFA, PT, NSAIDs: Curved spine (scoliosis) and "worn discs" are extremely common in people that have no pain at all, so both of those things aren't necessarily the causes of pain. Both though, can cause pain by putting pressure on the joints in the back. A thorough evaluation by a spine specialist should be able to tell you what is causing the pain (the joints, the discs, the muscles/ligaments, etc). ...Read more

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Rubbery, moveable lump lower right back by spine. About 1 inch in size. Lower right back ache for weeks. Massage/stretch/icyhot seem ineffective

Rubbery, moveable lump lower right back by spine. About 1 inch in size. Lower right back ache for weeks. Massage/stretch/icyhot seem ineffective

See your doctor: It needs to be checked out to assure it is not a malignancy. You have a lot of symptoms for your age, i would get the growth checked out to assure it is not a lymphoma.. ...Read more

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Hello I have back ache that feel like a cramping feeling can't bend down it feel like its stuck sometimes pain go to my spine.?

Hello I have back ache that feel like a cramping feeling can't bend down it feel like its stuck sometimes pain go to my spine.?

May be a disc: In your age group aggravating a disc is very common and acitivities such as bending forward or lifting can set it off. Also things like coughing or sneezing may do it. Get evaluation from pcp and consider pt. ...Read more

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I have worn discs in the lower spine and always have lower back ache and strain; what causes the?

I have worn discs in the lower spine and always have lower back ache and strain; what causes the?

Most commonly: These things together in a younger person is a mix between a weak core, carrying extra weight and poor posture. I am assuming since you say you have worn discs, you have already had imaging? If not, consider x ray and/or MRI to illustrate any back issues. Also consider pt as a long term solution. Best of luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people with worn discs in the lower spine always have lower back ache and strain also?

Do a lot of people with worn discs in the lower spine always have lower back ache and strain also?

Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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I've had really bad back ache and my doctors says I've got a curtive of the spine and a uneven pelvis what can I do?

I've had really bad back ache and my doctors says I've got a curtive of the spine and a uneven pelvis what can I do?

Limb length: Limb length discrepancy may be the cause if bad enough. If one leg is more than 1 inch shorter, this results in a spinal curvature. The imbalance created can also be painful and cause arthritis over the years. Try walking around with one shoe on the shorter leg at home. See how it feels. If leg length not the problem, scoliosis may make the pelvis appear unlevel. Have a scoliosis surgeon check. ...Read more

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I have pain in my pelvic bone. It is painful to walk. It makes my hips and spine ache. Help please?

I have pain in my pelvic bone. It is painful to walk. It makes my hips and spine ache. Help please?

See you doctor: You need to be evaluated by your doctor, a hands on examination will be needed to accurately diagnose what's causing your symptoms. ...Read more