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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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What can cause lower back pain in women?

What can cause lower back pain in women?

See below: Causes of back pain are not that much different than in men with a few exceptions.Disc problems, joint problems, muscle and ligament problems, postural problems, stress and emotional problems, depression can all be a cause or causes of back pain.In women, relaxation of thepelvic ligaments during pregnancy can cause problems.There are moreserious diseases that can cause back pain. Talk to yourdoc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain in women?

What are the causes of lower back pain in women?

Back pain: Most common cause is muscle strain (pulled muscles). There are several other spine related causes such as disc herniation and arthritis. Non spine causes include kidney infection/stones, gallbladder stones, pancreas inflammation, ulcers , etc. Urinary tract infections, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infections are also causes to list. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain in women who are over 40?

What causes lower back pain in women who are over 40?

Many things: There are potentially many causes of back pain in women over 40. Thankfully most are not serious or life threatening but i would advise any person male or female who has new onset back pain that does not go away after a few weeks to see a doctor about it. Not all back pain is from the spine. If it is from the spine, specialist in this area may be able to give you some answers. ...Read more

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What type of test would you do on a 22 yr old with symptoms of lower back pain, tingling arms and unsteady legs?

Imaging studies: Xrays, MRI or possible and ultra sound or ct scan could be done. These studies will give info about the bone and soft tissue structures. That could be putting pressure on nerves to cause your problems. ...Read more

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I'm 42 female with lower back pain what could it be?

I'm 42 female with lower back pain what could it be?

DDD: By far the most common cause of back pain in people in their 30s and 40s is a condition known as degenerative disc disease (DDD). If your symptoms are mild, the pain can improve over time. If it is severe, consider being seen and there are many good nonoperative treatment options. ...Read more

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If I am now 56 years old women and I have a lower back pain what could causing this?

Arthritis: At 56, you most surely have some degenerative arthritis in your low back. That combined with out of shape core muscles will precipitate and / or cause low back pain. You need to develop a core exercise program to help get rid of this. Try rev abs from beechbody.Com or get a stability ball and dick's sporting goods. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more