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Could a pinched nerve cause lower back pain?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The goal is to relieve the pressure on the nerve a diminish the local inflammation.
Resting in a position to relieve strain in that area is useful. Icing can be a great relief and the use of nsaids is frequently helpful. Massage is a good reliever but if the condition persists week after week or is worsening, then you need to be evaluated by your orthopod.

In brief: Yes

The goal is to relieve the pressure on the nerve a diminish the local inflammation.
Resting in a position to relieve strain in that area is useful. Icing can be a great relief and the use of nsaids is frequently helpful. Massage is a good reliever but if the condition persists week after week or is worsening, then you need to be evaluated by your orthopod.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

All the nerves that travel down your leg originate from your back, and a pinched nerve commonly causes low back pain.

In brief: Absolutely

All the nerves that travel down your leg originate from your back, and a pinched nerve commonly causes low back pain.
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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