Why chronic low back pain?

What's low back pain. Unfortunately that is way too vague a question. There are probably several hundred causes of low back pain. Important questions include is it only back pain, does it go down the legs, and when does it occur.
Several options. Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks I would see your physician.
Back pain. The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Treatment varies depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
Spine Pain Options. This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.

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Chronic low back pain with no diagnosis. What now?

Back pain. The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Mri of lumbar spine as well as nerve conduction test might be helpful to evaluate the cause of your pain. You should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. Read more...
Evaluation. You need to be evaluated by a spine surgeon to assess what is really going on. You may need x-rays and other diagnostics, such as a mri. You may not get an immediate diagnosis, since there are many causes tha may require additional testing with injections or nerve studies. You may not necessarily need surgery. Read more...
Stop Standard Care. If this is chronic, you likely have already undergone all common technological tests w/no result.An osteopathic dr. can use those results PLUS his/her hands to perform tests not done by most MD specialists.Ligament injuries, nerve inflammation, chronic spasm don't show up on tech tests but can be found w/proper physical exam.Treatments may include prolotherapy, neuroprolotherapy, manipulation, etc. Read more...

Could chronic low back pain that started with an injury fully heal?

Yes, but... The first issue is finding out what exactly is causing the chronic low back pain. A spine specialist can help with that. If the pain is from the lumbar facet joints being arthritic, then no, it will never "heal", but with a simple procedure called a radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy, the pain can be eliminated for several months (10 or more usually). Read more...
It Can Heal. However, chronic low back pain may rear its ugly head every so often. You may be able to reduce the pain to enjoy most everything you do but you may need to be proactive with maintaining an exercise and core strengthening regimen and may even need periodic interventional treatments to keep the pain controlled. Read more...

Is it possible for chronic low back pain that started with an injury to fully heal?

Chronic back pain. It depends on the extent of the injury, type of injury, the care and rehabilitation received, motivation of the patient. A good doctor and team of specialists are extremely helpful to guide you. Read more...

I have a chronic low back pain. It aggravates after a full day's work. Massage gives temporary relief. What should I do?

Ibuprofen . Low back pain can be from various causes. It can be a simple muscle strain, which can be treated with massage, heat and short course of anti-inflammatory medicine, such as ibuprofen. But if the pain worsens, you may need to have x rays of the spine, or perhaps an MRI of the spind to look for a herniated disk or stenosis if the spinal cord, which usually require a medical or surgical intervention. Read more...
Muscle pain. Temporary relief with massage likely indicates a predominance of muscle pain. Muscles that are weak and not moving well typically become painful. Core strengthening should help. Yoga, tai chi or even pilates can help. Read more...
Consider. Consider being seen by an osteopathic physician. Dos are trained in manipulative medicine as well as current surgical and prescription therapies. Omt/omm may help relieve your pain and help your provider to further diagnose your condition. As in other similar posts, a diagnosis should be made as there are many causes of back pain from a simple strain to spinal dz, kidney, bowel dz and even cancer. Read more...

I am having chronic low back pain. Will clavam 625 help. Suspecting prostatitis?

Need to see a doctor. There are lots of causes of low back pain. Some are benign others may not be. Accurate diagnosis of the cause of your pain is the key to getting the best and most effective treatment. Read more...
No way to know. If your doctor ordered the antibiotic then try it out of your back pain improves you have your answer. if it does not likely something else is going on. Speak with your doctor about other sources of back pain. Read more...

Chronic low back pain that's rt above my butt in one area. It's a deep pain. When I have my son walk on my back, it feels good but then I start to get?

Could be muscular . There are a variety of possibilities. My first choice would be muscular. It could also be joint. It's too early to make a conclusion. We would need to know a lot more information. This is something you need to discuss with your physician and you may need x-rays or other imaging to help evaluate it. The physical evaluation may also clarify. Read more...

Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain?

Healthier living. Weight loss and exercise are important in managing chronic low back pain. Very difficult to do, but it is possible. Seeing a physical therapist and nutritionist maybe the first start. Your gola with exercise is to re-align your postural mechanics or posture. Capcaicin over the counter may be helpful, with nutrition and good sleep hygiene. See your doctor, there are options. Read more...
Core Exercises. Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. Read more...

What are good home remedy's for chronic low back pain?

Heat and stretching. Heating pads, hamstring stretching, and lying on your back with hips and knees flexed at 90 degrees (pillows under knees). Read more...