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Should I Exercise If I Have An Inflamed Sciatic Nerve
See doc: Go see your pcp or a spinal surgeon. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Stretching: With a low back injury, the most prudent thing to do is simple low back stretches like williams low back exercises to stretch the muscles and allow them to relax. Look up spineuniverse.Com and find williams flexion exercises. These can help. If it persists, see your family md for further evaluation. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. Can take up to 6 months to go away on its own. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can you tell if you have a herniated disc or if its your sciatica nerve? I have sever pain in my lower back into my buttock area.
MRI: If the MRI is negative for disc herniation then consider piriformis syndrome which comes with buttocks tenderness . Disc herniation would have numbness and tingling and pain below knee and increase in leg pain with straightening the affected leg while seated while herniation frequently cause foot numbness and weakness piriformis syndrome rarely does classic sciatica is leg pain ...Read more
What to do if I have been suffuring with lumbar (ddd) pain and what to do if I have been feeling pain around rectal area i was wondering if L5 s1 nerve's travel's to rectal area ?
Low back pain: The nerves of the lumbar and sacral spine do travel to the rectal area, Tailbone pain is common with degenerative disc disease (DDD) of the lumbar spine. The collapse and dehydration of the discs leads to a lack of cushioning of the vertebral bodies which leads to pain that transmits into the tailbone. See a spine specialist for relief of the pain. ...Read more
I have a bulging disk & a trapped sciatic nerve in my back,should i have an exray to make sure there is nothing else to be worried about?
If you have cortisone in your patella tendon 14yrs ago and now have pain in that area when you go up/down stairs should I be worried
I have been diagnosed with swollen optic nerve going when i get results, shall i mention a numb/painful ear pain & back/sciatic pain affecting hips?
surely: Best to have your current issues all addressed at same time, but realize that the optic nerve issue is unlikely to be caused by the same pathology resulting in your sciatica. However, if the eye issue is related to ms, there could be a painful symptom associated. Yes, tell your doctor, and let him/her decide. ...Read more
I have a minor pinched sciatic nerve that doesn't have any herniated disks. How long should I be seeing a chiropractor?
Not very.: Three treatments ought to bring about relief, or you should pursue other modalities. The chiropracter should also have given you specific exercises to do at home. If not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have significant hip pain and am on pain medication. How can I determine whether I have bursitis, arthritis or thrombosis? Should I be exercising?
What do you suggest if I have a subluxed shoulder and is curious if anyone or athlete ever healed it?
I often get lower back pain a day or two after masturbating. Not sure if it's connected or not. Wondering if it's some sort of nerve damage.
Not connected: There is no connection between the two. ...Read more
What could be causing severe pain in your hand and arm if you do not have a pinched nerve, but you do have sharp stabbing pain?
I have a herniated lumbar disc causing pain on my sciatica nerve. If I have an MRI taken and sent to your office, can I receive pain prescription?
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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