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What Do I Do For Sciatica Pain That Is Running Down My Leg
It depends: Sciatica without numbness, weakness, or bowel or bladder symptoms is often treated with anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen. It is best to avoid activities which can irritate the back like bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting. Walking is usually ok if it doesn't make the pain worse. If the pain is severe, or persists for several weeks, or has other symptoms, it should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Electrical shocks in lower back and bum but not leg also buzzing in foot. Is this sciatica? Should i stop running.
Laminectomy 4 mo ago. Have low back pain near incision / some leg pain. Epi injection didn't help. Cycling/running hurts it. Also tried resting. Mri?
Laminectomy Recovery: The pain sounds incisional or from the muscles around your operation. At four months postop, you need to give it more time. Try lower impact exercises such as elliptical trainers or swimming. This type of aerobic training has less impact on the healing muscles. Physical therapy may also help instructing proper technique to prevent aggravation. Good luck on recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Horrible pain down left side of my leg especially when laying down? What test should they do for sciatica?
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Going down the leg is more sever form than local pain only. ...Read more
Help with sciatica, pain in back and pain going right down the back of my leg into my ankle, stretching sort of helps and asprin ?
Yoga: Dr. Mooney (uc san diego, orthopedist, emeritus) showed that strengthening opposite side (contralateral) latissimus dorsi & same side (ipsilateral) gluteus maximus muscles stabilized subluxing sacroiliac joint (sij), commonly accompanied by sciatica. Yoga posture called "superman" evokes strengthening of this strap muscle mechanism & relatively stabilizes underlying sij. Physical therapy to learn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sciatica pain only come when i bend certain ways and when i he up form sitting or laying down pain in lower leg and thigh does not hurt when walk?
My back is always out of alignment my L4 is the worst i can move my leg but i get sciatica pain from my back down my butt and leg?
Out of "alignment"?: Sounds like you've been going to a chiropractor who's been hoodwinking you with quack chiropractic claptrap. Don't be surprised that you're not getting better. You're not really being treated. When it comes to health, chiropractic is one of the most dangerous frauds ever perpetrated on the ignorant and the gullible. Go see a REAL doctor. You should have no trouble finding one in Massachusetts. ...Read more
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