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Sharp Pain In Lower Back Also Shooting Down My Leg
Radiculitis: Also referred to as "sciatica." injury to the nerve root as it exits the foramen which can lead to pain, pins and needles (paresthesias), numbness, and/or weakness. The most common causes are related to disc disease or extra bone growth (spondylosis). Treatment is initially conservative with physical therapy and antiinflammatories. If ineffective then further testing is nec. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numbness in right arm. Cause? I also have lower back pain with random sharp pains down the back of my right leg
NEUROLOGIST: Etime for a neurological workup. Problems in low back could account for pain in leg - but not arm. A neurologist should gt a history and examine you and see what needs to be done. ...Read more
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more
Female (45), Difficulty walking and sitting, Pain in lower left back, Pinching nerve from lower left back towards down the leg. And Sharp pain.
Disc Herniation?: While sciatica is most commonly a result of a lumbar disc herniation directly pressing on the nerve, any cause of irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve can reproduce the symptoms of sciatica. This irritation of nerves as a result of an abnormal intervertebral disc is referred to as radiculopathy. Aside from a pinched nerve from a disc, other causes can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/back%20pain.html LUMBAR DISK/sciatica runs along the path of the sciatic nerve. a series of irritated muscles can be in a wide area of the back. ...Read more
What would cause lower back pain on the right side, also shooting pains down my spine into my legs?
Back pain: A problem in the lumbar spine, either a disc or a bone spur, can cause pain and radiating symptoms in the leg. This is something that requires a physical examination and consultation with a doctor. ...Read more
There could be : Several reasons for this pattern including disc &/or facet(spine joint) degeneration with or without some instability & with or without associated narrowing or stenosis of nerve exit holes (neuroforamen ) or due to a possible disc herniation. If it persists or worsens, you may need a more thorough evaluation for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. Other possibilities include pyriformis syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lower back pain along with right buttock and right hip pain. Painful during movement. Looking down with chin on chest causes shooting pain down back.
Sciatica: Although there are several possibilities, one if the more common causes is a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that can cause pain that runs into the hip. When you lower your chin, it increases the pressure in the spinal canal and can aggravate the symptoms like you are describing. The hip and the SI joint are also potential causes. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle. Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists. ...Read more
Lower back pain in left side and left hip the pain and comes when bending on that side.The pain also shoots down in my left leg as well it hurts bad?
I am having constant pain in my left leg. The pain starts from the lower left back and left pelvic region and radiates down to the left leg. Though so?
Needs evaluation: An evaluation would need to be done. Do you know of any unusual activity or other possible cause? The muscles and nerves in the lower back/hip region are many and complicated. Misuse can be subtle - sitting oddly or too much, even stuff in back jeans pocket can press on them and cause this sort of thing. A physical therapist or massage therapist can Dx and treat. Meanwhile, try heat/rest/gentle ...Read more
Sharp pain from elbow to fingertips had some numb tingling In back and hip and lower back pain radiates Into pelvic all on right side.
Pinched Nerve(s): Likely a cervical (or neck) pinched nerve. You can't tell exactly where from the brief description. If these are from something mild you can recall and you have full strength & feeling the affected parts of the body you can try remedies for any inflammation. Ice, NSAIDS (i.e. ibuprofen) & rest. If it does not rapidly get better, worsens, there is weakness or it is severe seek med attention. ...Read more
?Hernia ?Back Disc: Sometimes small hernias in the groin will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. Another possibility is a herniated disc in your back, pressing on the nerves to go to these areas. You need to see a physician to sort this out, may need x-rays, and perhaps even a referral to a specialist. Good luck and get well soon! ...Read more
Sharp stab pain left low back hip shoot down left leg to knee radiating down to heel. Now have sharp stabb pain lower right back hip leg pain to knee.
Muscle strain: Most likely you've strained your back & gluteal (butt) muscles lifting something improperly. That's why it's so important to bend at the knees when picking something up rather than just bending straight over from waist (most people aren't warmed up or limber enough for this - watch pro golfers grab golf ball after sinking putt). Go see doc if any pain down legs, loss of strength or incontinence. ...Read more
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