Lumbar Strain

Lumbar strain is an injury to the lumbar vertebrae located in the lower back. It damages the tendons and muscles and causes spasms and muscle soreness. Treatment involves proper rest, cold or hot compresses, stretching and strengthening exercises, and wearing protective equipment.

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Why do I have pain and numbness in my lower back that gets relieved on taking medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had pain and numbness in my lower back for a month. I took tablet Ibuprofen and tablet Flexiban. The pain subsided when I used the medicines and has again recurred. I also went for an X-ray and MRI scan. My reports suggest : In the different radiograms of the dorsal and lumba...  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed the attachments (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is a grade 1 lumbosacral pain with no abnormality. The degenerative changes are mild. I suggest the below treatment plan along with intake of tablet Ibuprofen, which includes: ...  Read Full »

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