Doctor insights on:
Stiff Neck And Lower Back Pain
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
Possible viral inf: Sounds like what happens when you get a viral infection. So long as no fever or neurological signs of problems, no lessening of mental status or function, etc. then, conservative treatment and steady as she goes.....hydration (water best), you can certainly do an anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or Naprosyn...or if you prefer smething like a couple of ES Tylenol (acetaminophen) per label instructions, REST... ...Read more
I have gotten a stiff neck along with lower back pain ,so do i visit a neurologist or orthopedist ?
Stiff neck and back: pain are common problems. Primary care doctors can often deal with this as can chiropractors, physical therapists and massage therapists. Private practice neurologists will vary a bit in their approach and are well trained to treat these problems conservatively. Orthopedic surgeons like to order scans and operate on things. I would go with a conservative approach first (read up on both topics) ...Read more
I woke up with headache, stiff neck, lower back pain , neck pain, eyes hurt , sinuses hurt and very tired. What could be wrong?
Was cleaning ear and removed a blood clot from my ear have a stiff neck and extreme upper and lower back pain and debilitated fatigue?
Started w/ lower back pain last Wed. Pain started moving up my back on Fri. Today I had all over back pain along with a stiff neck right side. Why?
See a physician: This is an unusual description - not typical for routine back/neck pains, which typically stay within one part of the spine. I would recommend that you see a physician for further evaluation, and consider workup for systemic conditions. ...Read more
When i walk i get low back pain then i get upper back neck ,headache, then i get off balance an stiff neck an headache, an vision trouble . why?
I have lower back pain, neck pain, stiffness, difficulty breathing & an inability to walk without almost crying. Does anybody know what it could be?
Trauma ?: What happened to you ? You need a good physical exam and perhaps physical rehabilitation. ...Read more
I'm feeling stiff in my neck, both side of upper and lower back pain and I'm also feeling pain inboth side of hip and both side of lower back?
Lower back pain (bad in a.M.), calves hurting, walking changes my breathing. Neck gets stiff and travels up around carotid muscle area. What is it?
Often: As often as you want, as long as you keep yourself hydrated to replace the fluid you lose in sweat. Stop if you're dizzy or thirsty. ...Read more
Within the last couple months i started experiencing neck and lower back pain. Should i seek treat via pt or chiropracter?
What is the real difference between joint mobilization and joint manipulation, in the context of treating neck and lower back pain?
See below: There are probably no specific differences but there are various manipulation and mobilization techniques. Some come from chiropractic, some from osteopathic medicine and some from physical therapy. There are techniques that involve hi velocity, low amplitude thrusting techniques as well as more gentle manipulations like muscle energy technique and counterstrain technique.All seek to move joints. ...Read more
Not really: It has not real benefit and stinks. Other that that, it is fine to use. ...Read more
What is better for me to take hydrocodone or oxycodone im on hydrocodone now for neck and lower back pain due to a bad car wreck.
Chronic neck and lower back pain. Tingling burning in shoulders and legs. and headaches. What is wrong?
Consult Physician: You have headache,neck and back pain ,burning in shoulders and legs.It is impossible to guess what is causing your symptoms without a more detailed history including past and family history and examination. If indicated the doctor may order some tests like blood test and/or imaging like X-ray /cat scan or MRI ...Read more
Actually, yes: It's amazing what anxiety can do! Have medical tests and if results are negative for back and lung problems or heart issues - it leaves anxiety as a prime suspect. The good news will be that 1. you now know'll you are healthy in important ways and 2. CBT therapy works well for learning anxiety mgmt skills. It's a good thing! ...Read more
I suffer from daily neck and lower back pain. Lately I notice I shake when doing things. My hands/arms shake when pushing against something. ?
See a neurologist: There could be many reasons for your hands/arms shaking from being deconditioned (i.e. out of shape) to your muscles spasming due to your severe pain which is trying to protect your painful areas of your neck and back. I recommend a face to face evaluation by a physician (such as a neurologist). They may need to send you for other tests such as MRIs if they deem your shaking due to true weakness ...Read more
Redish pink/brown spotting for 2 wks. Nauseous a lot to the point i can't move or i puke. Neck and lower back pain. Tired a lot. Negitive hpt. ?
Get a check up: Based on the information you have provided, it is difficult to give you the best advice. Kindly, contact your doctor. Sorry, could not give you a better advice. Good luck ! ...Read more
My son says the back of his throat kinds hurts, the back of his neck and lower back pain. Fever of 101?
Why would my dr. Give me duloxetine for neck and lower back pain i was getting oxycodone and lyrica (pregabalin) but stopped seeing dr. After i got a abscess in my neck from shots he was giving me
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Duloxetine is a good medicine for pain, anxiety, depression and nerve style pain. Just because your were on oxycodone doesn't mean you need to be back on it. Lyrica (pregabalin) on the other hand might be needed and you might want to ask your doctor about restarting that. If you need opiate pain medicines and your doctor will not rx it, you should seek a pain management referral. ...Read more
Couple of things: Sounds as if either there's traction on the cord sometimes referred to as a tethered cord...or you may be experiencing a funny thing called Lhermitte's sign though your description's not classic. Have you recently developed SEVERE migraine like headaches by chance with fever? Hopefully not..just a question. In any event, any of these possibilities deserves a workup by a doctor. Cheers! ...Read more
Lower back pain: Hello, arthritis is an autoimmune condition that can affect many different areas of the body. It is most likely that if arthritis exists in your neck, then the same condition probably exists in your lower back as we'll. Follow up with your doctor for therapy that may improve both areas of discomfort. ...Read more
Neck/back pain: In a person of your age without other symptoms of nerve pressure: arm/leg pain, numbness, weakness, coordination problems, then likely none. Neck/back pain is a common complaint affecting 80% of us during our lifetimes. Try some core strengthening, tylenol/nsaid's, salonpas hot patches, and follow up with your doc if not getting better. ...Read more
Lower back pain and stiffness not from injury had for one month does not get better or worse pain moderate male 41.?
Lot of reasons: Time for a check up. In the next 5-10 years, all your friends are in need of a check up. Better sooner than later. Continue performing the maintenance on your body to keep up good health for the next 40 years. If u had a car that was made in 1973, would u think its time for an overhaul ? ...Read more
Have significant lower back pain/stiffness, especially when waking up. Exercise and stretch daily, but sit most of the day. Should i see a physiatrist?
Have really bad lower back pain in the past 2 days is a medicated hot and cold patch ok? It went from being my upper and neck and now it's lower
2 Days Back Pain: Use ice over heat for acute (new) areas of pain. For many folks, heat aggravates the already acutely inflammed body part. Topical medications like diclofenac gel (dull, ache, throbbing pain) or lidocaine gel (burn, stab, sharp, pins & needles etc.) may be beneficial for your acute symptoms. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Stiff neck and pain in back of head
- Occipital pain neck pain stiff sore back
- Stiff neck and jaw pain
- Chest pain stiff neck
- Exercises after acdf surgery for a stiff back with lower back pain
- Stiff neck and headache in back of head
- Stiff lower back after sitting
- Mri is normal but feel pain in lower back and back of neck
- Abdominal discomfort back pain and stiff neck