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Why Does My Spine Hurt
Why does my spine hurts when i touch it? The feeling is as if i had a giant bruise. It started in my lower back and now I have it on my upper back!
?Skin?: Your symptoms are not typical of anything but local trauma. For instance, if you do a lot of sit-ups or other activities in the face up/supine position, you can get bruises along your spinous processes (the tips of the vertebrae you can feel/see under the skin). Otherwise, it could be a skin problem or a muscle problem, as both lie between skin ; the bones themselves. See your pcp for and exam. ...Read more
I have pain on the lower part of my spine when i push on it. Why? The lower part of my spine just hurts when you push on it.
I wrecked my 4wheeler 3 years ago and still have a softball knot on my lower spine and it hurts all the time what is wrong with my back?
Have it looked at: You'll have to go to your physician to have it characterized and probably imaged. ...Read more
Mostly everytime I eat, I can feel the food going down my back and it hurts atlot feels almost as if it's stuck in my spine? Started after my op
I am having pain up and down my spine, when someone or something touches my body it hurts, and excruciating pain 90% of time. What is this?
Extension: Try back extensions. You can do these by lying on your stomach and then pushing up on your arms and holding the position for a count of 5. ...Read more
Evaluation: Best advice is to get a physical exam with a spine specialist. Make sure that the neck gets a complete evaluation as well, since many neck conditions can have referred pain to the upper back and scapula regions. ...Read more
Spinal disc repair: The good news is that in 98% of cases, there is no need to do anything about a slipped disc. The body will usually dissolve the excess material in about 4-6 weeks and the pain goes away. Surgery or injection is generally only considered if there is still severe pain after 6 weeks. ...Read more
My back always hurts. My lower back always hurts right on the spine. Sometimes the pain spreads up my spine. What is this? Can i fix it?
Lumbago: Generalized back pain is the most common form of back pain in the us, with 80% of americans experiencing it at some point. If you work in an environment that encourages a lot of heavy lifting, you may notice it more at the end of your work day. If it's just muscle sprain, it can be fixed. However, follow-up with your doctor to be sure it's nothing serious! ...Read more
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