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I am unsure if I have pulled or strained a muscle on the left side of my lower back. Maybe disk related. What kind of doctor should I consult?

I am unsure if I have pulled or strained a muscle on the left side of my lower back.  Maybe disk related. What kind of doctor should I consult?

PCP or orthopedics: Consulting initially with your primary care provider is usually the best course of action, however, an orthopedist may need to get involved in your care at some point. Some consultants are not open to self referrals, and securing an appointment with your PCP will possibly be more timely. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have right hip and lower back pain. With sparatic sharp pain in my left thigh. What could it be? What type of doctor should I see?

I have right hip and lower back pain.  With sparatic sharp pain in my left thigh.  What could it be? What type of doctor should I see?

Primary Care Doctor: Your pmd would be the best person to guide you. This would depend on your symptoms and examination of your spine, hip, knee and si joint. Any one of these could cause the symptoms and your pmd would be a great place to start. Your pmd can recommend the appropriate studies for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having pain on left side lower back, especially when I push on it. Do I need to see a doctor right away. I have no burning when I urinate.

I am having pain on left side lower back, especially when I push on it. Do I  need to see a doctor right away.  I have no burning when I urinate.

Maybe: New onset flank pain without any overstrerching or injury can be pathological such as a kidney stone. But then again, common thing common can be just a strain to the back. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain which is on the side, not along the spine. It's recurrent. Can a chiropractor help or should I see a different type of doctor?

I have lower back pain which is on the side,  not along the spine. It's recurrent. Can a chiropractor help or should I see a different type of doctor?

Chiropractor: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If you need an adjustment or soft tissue treatment, chiropractic therapy is good. If you pain is not improved, you can go to see a pain management doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for a sore lower back?

What kind of doctor should I see for a sore lower back?

Your own: If you have a primary care doctor, you can start there. In some states, you can go several times initially to a physical therapist to aee if some guided exercise and treatment helps. Some see a chiropractor. If these evaluations & treatments do not help, you can see a physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist or a neurosurgeon for a further evaluation and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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I'm getting pain in my lower back to the front of my hip been 3 months in agony what type of doctor should I see?

A good one!: Who will take the time to get a thorough history and do a complete physical examination on you. Then order a directed laboratory exam looking for possible metabolic metabolic bone diseases, or endinocrinological disorders or orthopedic disorders. He or she after a thorough evaluation should be able to set you on your way to a good healing of what ails you! ...Read more

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2days ago i got a lower back discomfort (not pain) on my right side. when i wake up im ok but during the day the sensation comes bck. when 2 see doc?

If not better soon,: see a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. You are at the age when people begin to experience back symptoms. The blood supply to the spine is not as good as to vital organs and is subject to changes due to oxidative stress. Using healthy food rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants as well as aerobic exercise can help. If pain progresses, get evaluation and conservative treatment. ...Read more