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What is the cause of lower-back pain whenever I try to pick up something from ground?

Many reasons. When you left some things from the ground you use back muscles and others, you may have some arthritis in your back irritating those muscles. Try some stretching exercise for your back and see if that help , if did not seek help from your doctor. Read more...

I have lower back pain for a year now it all started when I tried to pick something up heavy and dropped it while holding on it what could be wrong?

Get an eval. Pain lasting a year suggests serious injury, or repeat injury to same site. You need an accurate diagnosis which can be given by a PMR, orthopoedist, neurologist, or pain doctor. While I can list common problems causing this symptom, a work up with diagnostic testing and a thorough physical exam offers the best answer for you. Read more...

29 yr old female sharp lower back pain on the left side comes suddenly and then goes away specially when I stoop down to pick up something?

Sciatica. It's possible that you have a disc in your spine that's pinching a nerve, also known as sciatica. It;s also possible that this could be a muscle strain. An examination from a sports medicine doctor, physical medicine and rehab doctor or orthopedist can figure it out and start you out with physical therapy if anti-inflammatory medication, rest and massage have not been helpful. An MRI may be needed. Read more...

Server lower back pain. Is it due to having two epidurals? Every time I pick up something it hurts that I tear up..

Need more info! Often, epidural steroids are used to treat back pain. Did you have the epidurals for surgery or for labor and delivery? It's common to have some back pain after having a baby. Try Motrin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) stretching exercises, a heating pad, and exercises to strengthen core muscles in your lower back and abdomen. If pain persists, see your doctor. Best wishes! Read more...
Likely no. Back pain is most likely from lumbar strain. Get evaluated. Read more...

Strong lower back pain - tweaked my back picking up 20 lbs 2 days ago. Constant pain hurts most when moving. Anything I can do to heal faster?

Try... Unfortunately the primary healer is time but: other than Naproxen you can also try Ibuprofen 800 mg 3x/day. Ice and/or heat may help, and you can also try aspercreme or capsaicin creme. I do not recommend bedrest at all (unless the pain gives you no choice) - keeping up your normal motion and activities (but of course avoid bending/twisting/lifting) should help with the healing process. Read more...

Sudden severe lower back pain bending at waist to pick up backpack cause? Hist: htn pcos 209lbs 18yrs old fell on tailbone 2 yrs ago no md evaluation.

Obese. You are obese. Your back muscles are under significant strain and are most likely not healthy. Why would this surprise you? Read more...
Too numerous. The possible causes are too numerous to go over in detail. Without knowing your height, a diagnosis of obesity is impossible, though 209 lbs is typically quite a load for the low back muscles, disc, and joint to handle. You may in fact have an issue with your lumbar facet joints even at your young age. A proper evaluation by a spine specialist is certainly needed. For now google coccydynia too. Read more...