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Sharp Pain Shooting Down Spine
I have been getting a sharp pain in my spine it feels like a pinch my joints hurt muscle shooting pain down both arms and bad pain in hands headaches?
Vertebral v Rib prob: The majority of such pain problems of this type are due to hyperflexed thoracic vertebra and/or locked rib. Either one causes abnormal muscle function and can refer pain to arms & head. I see it daily in my practice. Osteopathic manipulation can provide immediate relieve in many cases. Proper exam to rule out all causes, including above, and manipulation, can be done by good osteopathic dr. ...Read more
Nerve Pain: It sounds like you may have a pinched nerve or more likely a muscle strain or spasm. A nerve should have symptoms into your arm as well which you do not mention. Either way if this continues an evaluation by your physician is warranted if this continues ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My back has been hurting recently expecially when I sit down I get a sharp pain sent up my spine and it gives me nausea what could this be?
Disc degeneration: It could be degeneration of a disc between the bones in the spine. The downward pressure on the spine is greater when you sit than when you stand. You are young. If this pain is not intolerable concentrate on strengthening your abdominal muscles. This may go away. Keep your back straight and lift things with your legs. If things get worse instead of better see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a nagging pain in my back. A quarter sized spot about 1/3 way down just left of my spine (touching my spine). Sharp pain comes and goes. Ideas?
It could be various: Things, go get it examined by your doctor, to ensure it is nothing to worry about, especially if you are having any fevers, chills, sweats, redness around the spot, etc. ...Read more
Im having a sharp pain on my uper back on my right side under my ribs close to my spine! it hurts to lay down and lay on my sides hard to walk?
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more
I had a sharp pain around the cervical spine for 4 weeks now.It hurt the most after sleep(or lying down) and strenuous exercise(muay thai).?
See you doctor: I can't diagnose your problem without first seeing you and doing a full workup. However, what your experiencing is not normal. One possibility for your complaint is cervical facet arthritis-a fairly common condition. Another possible cause is a small tear in the disc. In any case, see you doctor and get feeling better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the cause of the kind of back pain when I bend over say to put on my shoes standing or sittin down but bent over and I get a sharp pain like geting poked wit an icepick in the spine. Its quick and painfull and usuly makes it so i.Cant stay bent ov
When doing pelvic floor exercises I sometimes get sharp pain in back or sciatica pain running down leg? I have no spine problems.
Sciatic nerve: The sciatic nerve comes out of an area of the pelvic floor muscles. If you are contracting these muscles or if they are inflamed / irritated the sciatic nerve can be irritated. Stretching and chiropractic would be helpful. Also, there are Physical Therapists specifically trained to improve pelvic floor tone. ...Read more
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