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Pain in lower left back sharp

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Dr. Jay Bayer
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In brief: Back pain left side

Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle.
Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists.

In brief: Back pain left side

Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus lumborum) at sacrum ( enthesiopathies)3) myotonic point in overused muscle.
Usually localized. May respond massage, manipulation or needling. Common cause is rotating lower back during lift or abnormal position while working. Physical therapists.
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