Back Bone Pain

Usually, back pain is caused due to overuse, muscle strain, or any injury to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support the spine. Poor posture can also result in backbone pain. Back pain can affect people of any age for different reasons. The treatment for backbone pain depends on the underlying cause.

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I have been suffering from spinal tuberculosis but I am cured now, so I am worried about my backbone getting destroyed. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I had spinal tuberculosis (potts) 10 years ago and had treated with tablets. And I recovered after six months. When we took a final MRI to check, the doctor told us bones of T4 is destroyed up to seventy percent. He asked me to be careful and and said no other medication was required furth...  Read Full »

Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is difficult to answer without seeing your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) films or reports. However, generally speaking, the backbone is unlikely to "break" if tuberculosis has completely healed. You can meet a neurosurgeon or spine surgeo...  Read Full »

I get severe pain in my spine and shoulder while riding bikes or sitting for a longer period. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from severe spine pain and shoulder pain. At normal times, I do not have pain, but while riding bikes, sitting in front of computers, and standing with both hands on my backside, I get severe pain in my spine and shoulder. I consulted an ortho doctor, and after a few examin...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your description and with no examination findings and reports, I can only be general and not specific. Also, I do not know your age. However, I think you have cervical spondylitis and myofascial pain from long hours of poor posture and working on the desk and compu...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my increased pain on the right side of the coccygeal vertebrae immediately after standing?

Query: Hi doctor,My weight is 63 kg, and my height is 5.5 feet. For three days, I am experiencing a dull pain or shock-like sensation on the right side of the coccygeal vertebrae (lower end of the spine near the tail bone) immediately when I stand up from sitting on a chair. The pain goes away after five m...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern. The kind of pain you are describing seems to be nerve pain. If it had been local pain, it would have increased in sitting. I would like to know if you ever felt pain going down to any of the legs? Try to bend and touch your toes without bending yo...  Read Full »

I have had mild back pain for four years. Can you please interpret my MRI scan report?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old, having mild back pain for four years and no leg pain, but while traveling on sitting, I have mild lower back pain. So I got an MRI scanning as suggested by the doctor, and hence the results are: Straightening of lumbar curvature. Lumbar spondylosis is more marked at L4 ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Avoid lifting heavy weights. Avoid bending your back. Instead, bend your knees to pick up anything from the floor. Avoid sitting for long hours. Avoid motorcycle rides. Improve your posture while sitting. Try...  Read Full »

Would you be able to evaluate the attached MRI of the lumbar spine?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached an MRI file of my lumbar region. I have no history of medical conditions and am currently not on any medication. My chiropractor advised me to get an MRI after four months of unsuccessful visits. Would you be able to evaluate the left side?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I perceive that you have been suffering from low back pain for quite some time and finally got the MRI ( magnetic resonance imaging) done. I have reviewed the MRI images (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) in detail and ide...  Read Full »

My father has pain in the waist and tail end area. What would be the reason behind it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am uploading MRI reports of my father. Would you please interpret it? We are scared it might be a serious thing. He has pain in the waist (tail end) area. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) results (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) provided by you. I suggest PIVD (prolapsed intervertebral disc) at multiple lumbar spine segments, mainly at L4 to L5 and L5 to S1 levels visible. These pr...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe pain in around my backbone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26-year-old male, and I get severe pain in the backbone and the surrounding area. What could it be?  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly answer the following questions for a better assessment of the condition. 1. Since when are you having pain in your back? 2. Is it radiating to your legs? 3. Does it aggravate or relieve on movement and lying down? 4. Is there any history of trauma...  Read Full »

Why do I get back pain when I drive long?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last few days, I have trouble to sleep after 4 to 5 AM in the morning as my upper back becomes some sort of frozen and it pains a lot. Even with slight movement, it pains a lot, but it vanishes away as soon as I get up. It does not turn up for the whole day. I am not sure, but I f...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may have hit the nail on the head when you said that it could be your long hours of driving that may to blame. Driving itself is not the cause, but the stretch of time you do continuously and the posture you knowingly or unknowingly adopt is the source of symptoms....  Read Full »

What is the reason for bone pain in lower back and occasional bouts of imbalance?

Query: Hello doctor, I want a consult for my mother. She is 60 years old and complaining of pain in the bones and back specifically lower back and feeling the presence of bone air as if it breaks. She also feels bouts of imbalance, while sitting, standing or even walking. She did an analysis and has a lac...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, regarding her back pain, it is probably a spinal problem. Backache may be simply muscular, but considering her age, I would keep spinal cause as a first possibility. In spinal causes, it is probably related to compression of nerves, which would cause pain an...  Read Full »

How long does it take for the bone pain to fully reduce with AKT 4?

Query: Hello doctor, It all started with tailbone and sit bones pain. After one month, left buttock and upper thigh started to pain, severity increased and was difficult to walk. I was advised Nucoxia for a week but even after that severity was the same, then I had MRI scan and was diagnosed left psoas ab...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have Potts spine which is similar to tuberculosis of the spine. see it takes almost six weeks for AKT (Ethambutol and Isoniazid) to work. It is a slow process. What you need to know i...  Read Full »

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