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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I have been experiencing pain in my right arm for the past four years. What are the possible at-home treatments to cure the same?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female who has been struggling with pain in my right arm for the past four years. The pain began suddenly when I was standing in class in like my mid to upper back area. It was an odd ache that I had never experienced before. It was either behind my right shoulder bl... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the brief history. As the history indicates, there is nerve root entrapment, due to which there is a pain in the fingers as well. This might have occurred due to abnormal posture, which has led the muscles to become weak over a period of time.... Read Full »
Can back pain cause difficulty in breathing?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. My height is 5'4, and my weight is 43. I am experiencing upper right back pain, and sometimes I am having difficulty breathing since it is painful when I inhale. For almost a year, I tried having a massage hoping it will be better, but I still experience it until no... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the brief history. As per your query, it can be either of the things in the mind, but I would like to know if you are using more of a computer, or having any respiratory problems in the past, or did you have a fall? If there are no respirator... Read Full »
I did deadlifts and squats on the same day and have a very bad back pain. What should I do now?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old male. Three weeks ago, I did deadlifts and squats on the same day. I have been training for two years, and I never faced any lower back issues. I experienced pain and soreness in my lower back about two days and a week goes I thought it was a little pain, and I did ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It sounds more of the lower back ligament sprain. You may have injured the back. The first thing to do is to look for an MRI, like any soft tissue Injury if not focused, then might become chronic. I will advise you to do some exercises for strengthening the paraspina... Read Full »
I am suffering from upper back pain at night. Kindly advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I currently am suffering nighttime upper back pain. It is only painful when laying down, I have been prescribed Co-codamol but have yet to get any tests or scans done. This pain wakes me every night to a point I cannot roll over or change sleeping postion. Last night bothered arms fro... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As this sounds like the cervical radiculopathy, an MRI is suggested of the cervical spine. Also, I will advise you to use neck collar and continue the medicine. Once the pain level drops between 5 to 6 in the VAS pain scale of 0 to 10 where 0 is no pain and 10 is max... Read Full »
How can I treat burning back pain on shoulder blade area?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been recently suffering from extreme burning back pain on my shoulder blade area. For a few months, I have had this strange clicking feeling in my neck, on the same side where my shoulder blade pain is happening. Not a normal joint crack, it felt weird, bothersome. It was infre... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have a burning sensation and unlocking sound in the cervical spine, it could be related to the nerve entrapment. I will advise you to take a neck collar and do hot water fermentation for a week post which you can update me so we can plan the exercise for stren... Read Full »
Am I having back pain due to muscle strain or disc problem?
Query: Hello doctor, I have recently been experiencing lower back problems on the right side of my back. I work out a lot and have been working out for some time now and I generally do a range of heavy to mid-weight sets quite often. I remember initially feeling this pain immensely while squatting (was we... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing a brief history. As per me, it looks like the paraspinal muscles are getting over excited to safeguard the spine and the ligaments of the intervertebral joints are also getting over excited due to the weight lifting. There should be a proper g... Read Full »
How can lower back pain be cured?
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing lower back pain. It is hard to sit up and to stand or to do any rotating motions. There is also pain with curving my back. I have tried a massage bed and using tennis balls and a foam roller to stretch out the lower back but that is not helping. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through history. It appears to me as a sacroiliac joint dysfunction. As it has occurred in the past and resolved, it should not be a big issue this time also. In sacroiliac joint dysfunction, there is a malpositioning of the sacrum and the iliac crest whi... Read Full »