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What Is The Most Likely Cause Of My Recurring Lower Back Pains Arthritis Disc
Muscle, joint or ?: There can be many reasons for lower back pain. Muscle can be a very common cause of back pain and that is where exercise can play an effective role. There are arthritis causes that can be inflammatory or degenerative changes of the facet joints of the back. Disc disease can compress nerves and also cause pain but despite its prominance in discussions it is not a common cause of back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is degenerative scoliosis..and can it cause knots on the top of my spine and cause a lot of pain in lower back,legs,hips,buttock.
It is curvature of: the spine that can feel to you like knots over the areas where it is curving. Do you have double scoliosis? What is your degree of curvature? Where is your scoliosis? Midback, low back? If lower, depending on Grade seen, it can affect your hips, lower extremities, and you should be working with an osteopathic physician/ PT to help reduce pain symptoms. ...Read more
Depends: Most episodes of low back pain improve within1-2 weeks when treated with anti-inflammatory medication, short term rest (about 24 hrs), and resuming ambulation. Severe cases (continuing pain, leg pains, weakness, neurologic symptoms, bowel/bladder issues) may be a sign of more serious problems and require a physician consultation. ...Read more
Pain in the middle of my back that aches like a dull pain that is there most of the time what cause upper back pain ?
Many possibilities: Can be muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments or a medical issue invovling the lower internal chest. You need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more
What is the cause of chronic upper left back pain ? Has come on suddenly this morning and is affecting walking
Many causes: There are many causes for back pain. At 21 years old however they are limited. There may be a disc herniation or degeneration but that is much less likely, although still possible. It could be a simple muscle stain. The overwhelming majority of cases of lbp get better in 4-6 weeks. If you have had the problem for more than that time frame then get help. See your pcp or a spine physiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cervical spine has lots of problems like spinal stenosis.. Coukd that cause pain in the upper back on right? Pain present one year
It can be.: Pain in the lower back - particularly pain running down the leg, or pain associated with "pins and needles" sensations can be related to a disc that's out of position and causing pressure on the nerve serving the leg. But you really should be examined to find out for sure. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I have chronic low back pain that exists in the lower right side of my back and radiates to the front. MRI shows arthritis in spine. Is this related?
Probably yes: Arthritis in spine with degenerative joint disease can show up with chronic low back pain, and radiate to the front, as muscles and tendons, and nerve roots all are connected in the body. See a DO, an osteopathic physician with a neuromusculoskeletal medicine focus to help assess, and treat your condition to provide maximum decompression, and pain relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spine pain: Pain in any joint is more soft tissues around joint than just joint. Muscles tendons ligaments are as affected as joint as one functional unit.Spine pain=back pain. If muscles around vertebrae are weak, that can lead to pain. Walking strengthen back muscles, as bicycling! long term stress leads to back pain. Sleeplessness leads invariably to back pain. Live healthy! ...Read more
Lotus ?: I would love to help you out, however, i must be more general in the fact that I am really not sure what the lotus position is. Any knee pain upon certain motion would really require the minimum of an x-ray and an examination did develop an educated opinion. Must be related to joint cartilage, ligament (4 major), menicus pad (2), knee cap, bursa, or even referred from hip. Get checked. ...Read more
What the usually symptoms of having a herniated disk in the low back L5 s1 ? Does this involve the sciatic nerve? I have a lot of pain in leg to ankle
See details: A herniated disc in this area compresses a nerve root which is a component of the sciatic nerve. Your symptoms suggest this to be the case. Seek medical attention. ...Read more
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NUMEROUS: Perhaps most common cause is lumbar strain/sprain, but wear and tear degeneration called spondylosis is very common, and not unique to injure a lumbar disc. Inflammatory arthritis may be an issue, and on occasion bone disorders including small tumors may be a culprit. Sacro-iliac issues are another common problem, but piriformis syndrome is seen on occasion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can mild arthritis of the lower back cause significant sciatica pain? Mri done in july. Pain is getting worse. On gabapentin and meloxicam. Thanks!
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. 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
Many: Many causes of low back including: musculoskeletal strain/sprain/spasm, bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, annular disc tear, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis/arthritis, metastatic cancer to bone and the list goes on and on. Most important - get a work-up by your physician to determine the cause and only then can treatment options be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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