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How can I address sprained lumbar with leg soreness?

Proper diagnosis 1st. This 'sprain' could be something more serious such as a disc herniation. Xrays, mri, strength & sensory tests are standard . Also, osteopathic hands-on diagnosis can prove very helpful in determining the cause, esp. If radiology is negative. Often what is thought to be a strain is something simpler & amenable to conservative, manipulative treatment. Read more...

I have a sprained lumbar with leg soreness, please help?

Rest in bed for -- No more than 2 days + take a pain med (like advil (ibuprofen) or aleve), a muscle relaxer, apply a heating pad for 20-30 minutes x 3-4 times a day, and start stretching exercises. If not improving after 3-5 days, or if you develop numbness in toes/foot or leg, see pcp for further evaluation/investigations. Good luck. Read more...