Lower back pain and tingling that shoot down my legs when I go to sleep, can't sleep.?

See your doctor. Pain at night, particularly with sleep and tingling in the legs is not typical for classic back problems and needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Typical back pain mag cause you to wake up if turning or moving in bed but usually does not keep you awake. Most back problems are improved at rest.

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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?

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I have deep lower back pain that has persisted for a couple of weeks, painful spasms and tingling down my left leg. It hurts to sit and bend forward. I want to get it checked. What doc to go to?

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Consider. Although could be very benign, such as strain/sprain; the description suggests a potential nerve compression in lower back, such as might be seen secondary to disc disruption. Would have your doctor evaluate this, and would place exercise currently on hold as potential for worsening if your work out injured you. Read more...

I've lower back pain which is now raidiating down my right leg to toes (tingly). X-ray & bloods clear doc thinks bulging disc. What's the tingling?

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