So, "Seattle Sports" asked a question about playing basketball with back injury:
"Should I workout/play basketball with a lumbar spine injury? So I've asked this question before... but I'm going to add to it. I have had bad Lumbar spine pain the past month and a half. I get numb toes, and leg pain and a burning sensation. It also hurts due to sciatica.
Here's the deal. I am going to the Dr. on Feb 10 and at that point we will come up with a treatment plan.
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Quick back pain relief?
I really messed up my back shoveling snow and I have to work in 12 hours.
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I received a cry for help from a reader who hurt his back TWO years ago. It seems like the doctors are willing to keep looking at it, but they haven't offered any day-to-day solutions to removing the pain.
Fortunately, "Top 10 Cures for Sciatica and Back Pain" is a filled with ways to get daily pain relief.
I've had lower back pain for a while now. I have had x-rays and all that comes back is slightly mild scoliosis in my middle back but I am having trouble with my lower back. My doctor said that I had some muscle spasms and said that I pulled a lower back muscle and THAT WAS 2 YEARS AGO! When I lay down on my stomach and release a breath my whole back aches like crazy. When my boyfriend rubs my back or even slightly touches my lower back it hurts so bad. Also if it helps any my hips hurt really bad at night. I can never get any sleep because my hips hurt so bad. My friend said something about a pinched nerve in her back that did that to her??? What could be doing this? Has anyone else ever experienced this? Any solutions? Continue reading