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What could be causing crippling lower back pain? Would a girdle help?

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

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If you have back pain that is "crippling", then i would advise that you seek out a spine specialist immediately.
There are many causes for severe back pain, and to give treatment options (including a girdle or corset) you need to have an appropriate diagnosis.

In brief: See doctor

If you have back pain that is "crippling", then i would advise that you seek out a spine specialist immediately.
There are many causes for severe back pain, and to give treatment options (including a girdle or corset) you need to have an appropriate diagnosis.
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many causes

There are many causes of back pain, most of them are due to various arthritic conditions although occasionally the causes can be more serious.
If you have been having this pain for more than a few weeks you should really see a doctor who specializes in this area. These include, physiatrists, neurologists, orthopedist. Important to rule out anything of a very serious nature.

In brief: Many causes

There are many causes of back pain, most of them are due to various arthritic conditions although occasionally the causes can be more serious.
If you have been having this pain for more than a few weeks you should really see a doctor who specializes in this area. These include, physiatrists, neurologists, orthopedist. Important to rule out anything of a very serious nature.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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