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Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waist down, what can I take?

Prolotherapy. Unstable back as result of ligament injury will cause continued irritation and the pains you have. Prolotherapy will resolve the problem and give relief. Visit www.Getporlo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find about this and to find a doctor. Read more...

Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waist down. What can I do to fix this?

Work Up. Hopefully, with these symptoms you have had your back pain and leg symptoms worked up with a MRI at the very least. It is important to have a correct diagnosis. Numbness from the waist down is a very concerning finding. You would probably benefit from a visit to your internist/family physician and perhaps from seeing a neurologist. Read more...
Not so simple. Organic numbness from waist downwards is indicative of thoracic spinal cord pathology, and may be due to extrinsic compression by a bony spur or ruptured disc, if due to trauma. This is not trivial and needs full evaluation, as risk to leg strength, bowel and bladder fnctn. Recommend visit to spinal surgeon or neurologist, and please do not delay! Read more...

Lower back pain for over five years from a car accident and numbness from the waste down. What can I do for the pain?

Conservative measure. The best approach to low back pain is a conservative approach involving core muscle strengthening and intermittent use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Staying active is key and maintaining an optimal body weight is also very important. Read more...

I've had lower back pain n numbness in thigh n lower legs feel like they trying fall asleep but not would chiropractor make worse or paralyze me?

See a doctor. Chiropractic medicine is very safe but because of the numbness I feel more comfortable if you had the proper diagnostic test before you get to any adjustment see a doctor first. Read more...

Hi, I have had lower back pain since the end of January. Since then the majority of the pain has switched to the right side of my butt and my right thigh. The pain stops at the knee. I also have considerable tightness in my thigh which has been spasming.

Maybe your back. Low back pain that radiates into the leg is called sciatica. One common cause is a herniated disc in the lumbar area, but that is not the only cause. Simple exercises and stretching, along with over the counter pain medication is the first place to start. If it has been present for more than three weeks, see a Doctor. Read more...
Sciatica. 34yo w. several weeks of low back pain & radiation into unilateral buttock, thigh & knee has sciatica, which is a pain pattern w. several causes; including lumbar disk disorder, sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder w. presacral plexus impingement & pyriformis syndrome. The best doctor to diagnose is not Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but an Osteopath, who understands soft tissues disorder diagnosis. . Read more...