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Which muscles are involved in lower back pain?

Which muscles are involved in lower back pain?

Complex structure: Erector spinae, lumborum, multifidis spinalis semispinalis incomplete list complex structure muscle of stance. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Which muscles are involved in lower back pain?

Which muscles are involved in lower back pain?

Numerous: Muscles involved in lower back pain include larger paraspinal muscles (iliocostalis, spinalis, longissimus) as well as smaller muscles - multifidus. ...Read more

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What muscle groups are involved in lower back pain?

What muscle groups are involved in lower back pain?

A lot: Please see the below web site will explain to you the muscle group in the back. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in women?

What are the causes of lower back pain and lower abdominal pain in women?

Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of pain in the lower left abdominal, back , and hip region?

What are possible causes of pain in the lower left abdominal, back , and hip region?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Pain in base of right lower back.Pulsating pain in upper right thigh and near pelvic bone in abdomen..Are all these related or due to different causes?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with pain pattern of unilateral low back pain, anterior thigh pain and pain in region of anterior iliac region likely has sacroiliac joint disorder, possibly from injury and/or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs). An osteopathic doctor would be best specialist to evaluate. Review brighton criteria for jhs. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lower back pain in younger people?

What are the causes of lower back pain in younger people?

Back pain in young: Dangerous causes of pain are unlikely in people age 18-50 years. So no immediate need for investigation unless other medical conditions like trauma, infection, immune compromise exist. Or if pain extreme. Most benign pain is tolerable. Most common are disc herniation, stress fracture, muscles. Nsaids, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ice/heat, salonpas hot patches, mckenzie pt or pilates/yoga/piyo are great options. ...Read more

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What could cause muscle spasms in the lower back and around the waist?

What could cause muscle spasms in the lower back and around the waist?

Think pelvic : In females these type of symptoms can be associated with pelvic inflammation. Most serious would be pyelonephritis (infection of kidneys) or ovarian cancer. Bladder infections or endometriosis may cause similar symptoms. Constipation may contribute. Disorders of the spine may be a consideration, but usually cause more pain down the legs. ...Read more

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Can piriformis sydrome cause sharp stabbing pain in lower back more to side area of back when twisting to the side plus muscle spasms in back at night?

Yes: Piriformis syndrome describes the set of symptoms that can occur from an abnormal piriformis muscle/tendon. The piriformis begins in the pelvis and inserts on the hip and can cause back , hip, and buttock pain as well as pain that runs down the leg. ...Read more

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Pressure in ovaries and lower back pain. Are these related?

Probably: branches of the nerves that go to the ovaries have nervous system interaction with the muscles in the low back. Overactivity of the internal branch may cause the external branch of the nerve to react. That can cause low back pain, muscle spasm, or stiffness. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain and heaviness in the lower abdominal area?

See below: You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Can tight lower back muscles in and of itself cause foot pain?

Can tight lower back muscles in and of itself cause foot pain?

Indirectly: It may be the opposite, that foot pain may cause back strain. But if you have tight lower back muscles, it can indirectly lead to foot pain by compensation during walking. ...Read more

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What may be causing lower back pain that radiates from center of lower back around to fronts of thighs?

What may be causing lower back pain that radiates from center of lower back around to fronts of thighs?

Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain from strain, arthritis, kidney stones to herniated disk, see your physician for evaluation of your back pain. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower back and abdomen area?

What causes pain in the lower back and abdomen area?

More specific: More specific information is needed, lots of disease states can cause back and abdominal pain. Kidney stones, infection, muscle strain, colitis, etc. Can all present with pain in that area. Talk to your doctor to narrow things down. ...Read more

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What muscles are involved when suffering from lower back pain?

What muscles are involved when suffering from lower back pain?

Many muscles: One of the keys is core muscle strength. The core muscles focus on the abdominal musculature. But also important are the hip flexors and extensors and the erector muscles of the back. Strengthening is important and so is flexibility. These are areas that can best be evaluated by a pm&r doctor or a do familiar with omt. Treatment is often in conjunction with a pt. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for pain and tenderness in the lower thoracic vertebrate region with back extension when laying on stomach?

What are possible causes for pain and tenderness in the lower thoracic vertebrate region with back extension when laying on stomach?

Facet joints: Pain in thoracic vertebral region with back extension in twenties male is unusual. This symptom usually reflects arthrosis of vertebral spine facet joints. Such symptoms are usually seen in older persons. This leads to concern whether there have been previous back injuries as occur in many young persons who are extreme sports enthusiasts. Osteopath is best doctor to diagnose and advise. ...Read more

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What are some causes of lower back pain in the morning lower?

What are some causes of lower back pain in the morning lower?

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. Morning back pain with stiffness is usually related to arthritis....Disc degeneration. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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


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