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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How to treat back pain present due to continuous sitting?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having back pain near the spine on the right side, especially when I go downstairs or go for a walk. My back gets locked when I am standing still. There is too much pain on the right side while sitting on a hard surface. There is also nerve pain after having food sitting on the gr...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know a few more details regarding the characteristics of pain and previous history: What is the type of pain that you are having? Is it an electric shock like pain or drag...  Read Full »

What does neural foramina are widely patent in lumbar spine MRI mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from severe back pain, so I got an MRI of the lumbar spine. I do not understand the findings. Please explain the MRI findings to me. The report read, five non-rib-bearing lumbar vertebral bodies are identified. For purposes of numbering, the L5/S1 level corresponds to axia...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your MRI report. This report is suggestive of some strain in your back muscles, in particular on the right side. If your low back pain is more on right side and started suddenly following some strenuous activity or a jerk while doing something, thi...  Read Full »

Do I need surgery for compressed nerve and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffered a back injury at work before nine months while lifting an order of 20 batteries weighing 20 kg each. When I lifted the last battery of the order, I felt a sharp pain in my lower back, and my left leg that made me collapse and I was rushed to the hospital. I have seen a number...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would suggest you undergo endoscopic or microsurgical discectomy surgery for your back pain as soon as possible without further delay. You can also consider disc replacement as an option. Regarding your symptoms, I would like to tell you that we human beings ha...  Read Full »

Can I get rid of knee pain without undergoing surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old woman that has been diagnosed with a partially dislocated disc at L5 to S1 that shows a posterior bulge with a focal annular tear causing indentation of the adjacent thecal sac and abutment of left traversing nerve root. The pain has reduced in my back but now I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, I think there are two problems as follows: Back pain with radiation to left leg. It is caused by the disc compressing a left nerve root. Usually in this kind of problem if it is not relieved by rest for a week, medications for one to two mon...  Read Full »

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