Back Pain

Back pain, although common, can be due to a variety of reasons associated with spinal issues, disc problems, muscular pain, skin inflammation, etc. It is important to address it quickly as it can be a debilitating condition.

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What can be done for lower back muscle spasms due to playing baseball?

Query: Hi doctor, I am coming here for what I think may be possible lower back muscle spasms. I originally felt the pain after playing lots of baseballs (swinging a baseball bat many times). I have symptoms such as tightness, limited mobility or restricted range of motion, throbbing pain, and sometimes it...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I feel that spasm could be due to less core stability and excessive spasm. Invariable loading hip joint reducing its range on movement. I would like to suggest you get more insight of your symptoms like is there any pain on bending forward touchi...  Read Full »

How to manage back pain that started after playing Foosball?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a back pain. It just started while I was playing Foosball. The pain goes down to my left thigh, hamstring area, towards the left side of the left knee and to the ankle. I have also got twinging and numb little toe finger on my left foot. I am only applying Volini ointment ...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I would suggest you get an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) done of your low back. As your complaints are suggestive of disc involvement, I would like to rule that out. I would like to know further details like pain character and movements tha...  Read Full »

I have a dull pain on the right side of the bottom of my spine. How to stop them?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male, around 199 cm tall and 85 kg weight. I have been playing sports when I was young (volleyball, tennis, and basketball) and I was fit for a long time. However, since I started with higher education (around six years ago), I tended to study in a semi-bent positio...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. I feel the pain what you describe is due to bad posture adapted all these days. It could be a neural pain due to any disc issue and may not be a worse prolapse. This may warrant a thorough examination of your spine and hip. As of now, I recommend...  Read Full »

How to get rid of lower back pain post pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is 5 months old. My back was fine before delivery. Now my lower back¬†just above my butt really hurts and feels weak when I stand up after lying down on my stomach. I do not get any such feel when I stand from lying on my back. Also, after giving birth, I noticed my lower back sti...  Read Full »


Zubair Mohammad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. During pregnancy lot of changes occur in a body, one of those is increase in lower back curve (lumbar lordosis). Due to increase in lumbar lordosis some muscles of lower back remain stretched and become weak. It will cause lower back pain. I suggest you to start do...  Read Full »

I have had severe backache for three years after my C-section. How do I manage this?

Query: Hi doctor,After having my C-section three years back. I still have backache when I am sleeping. It is very severe.  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. In my opinion, you should start working on your core stability and pelvic floor strengthening exercises. The pain after C-Section, most of the time, gets associated with the improper firing of the core and imbalance in pelvic muscle co-contract...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from recurring back pain for the past three to four years, despite taking medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old male, and I am married. My height is 5'8 feet, and my weight is around 75 to 80 kg. I have been suffering from heavy back pain for the last three to four years. Last year I took treatment for this and got relief for five to six months, but after this, it started again...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to have more insight into your problem. Can you kindly upload any investigations taken previously along with the prescription? So that I can have bit more details to guide you better. As per your query, you can have the Vitamin D3 supplement as prescribed ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of increasing back pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I have heavy backbone pain for a quite few days. I also face severe pain after cleaning the floor by tilting for a quite period of time. I use to sit in a bad posture while working and it is getting improved now. I am working a lot by sitting on the chair and I have high screen time withou...  Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain is considered chronic when it lasts more than three months and it exceeds the body's natural healing process. Chronic pain can occur in the lower back due to disc problems, joint problems, or irritated nerve roots. The other common causes are lumbar herniated disc,...  Read Full »

I have been an avid weightlifter for years, but recently my back has been cracking and causing intense pain during my leg workouts. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been an avid weightlifter for years. Recently my back has been cracking a lot and causing intense pain during my leg workouts. I cannot lift weights for more than 15 minutes and must stop because it gets sore. I am a certified personal trainer, so I understand the form and have t...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. In my opinion, that crack sound is due to excessive loading of facet joints leading to irritation and spasms around the muscle. Again, sometimes we might not control posture completely, so the loading of facet joints ha...  Read Full »

Can I work out in the gym with lower left back pain and reports showing bulging annulus at L3, L4, and L5 regions?

Query: Hello doctor, Can I work out in the gym with left low back pain? The scan report shows a bulging annulus at L3, L4, and L5 regions. Is it serious, or can I work out in the gym?   Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. As reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) show disk bulge, it is not good nor adviced to lift weights which causes more severe nerve damage. Instead, take proper treatment for disk bulges a...  Read Full »

How do I know if my back pain is due to a pinched nerve or something else?

Query: Hello doctor, I was getting into my car, and I did something to my back. I could walk, but my legs were little shaky. Finally, I could move my left leg up while sitting down, and 10 minutes later, my right leg as well. Is it a pinched nerve or a temporary thing that will go away in a few minutes? Ki...  Read Full »


James. F. Geiselman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and I can understand your concern. You are experiencing back pain. Unfortunately, I am unsure I can answer your question without more information. Do you have any numbness or tingling down your leg? Is your pain localized to one side or both? What ...  Read Full »

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