Backbone problems are problems with the spine such as osteoarthritis, spondylolisthesis, cervical spondylosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, slipped or herniated disk, sciatica, spinal stenosis, ankylosing spondylitis, spine fracture or injury, syringomyelia, and cauda equina syndrome. Such spine issues can either be developmental or acquired and cause problems like back pain, numbness, limited range of motion, etc.
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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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I have backbone pain due to sitting job. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I have some backbone problem. I feel slight pain in my backbone from two to three years when I was in a desk job. I used to sit most of the time on a chair. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the complaints you had described, mostly it could be related to poor posture at your workplace. Lack of exercise could also be one of the causes. I would suggest you consult an orthopaedician online for further follow up --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-docto... Read Full »
MRI says Posterocentral protrusion of L4-5 disc is abutting the L5 nerve root bilaterally What does this mean?
Query: Hi, I am a 32 year old male. My MRI report says: Posterocentral protrusion of L4-5 disc is abutting the L5 nerve root bilaterally. (In MRI it is black between L4-5 and kind of poking the nerve). My back pains occasionally and I think it is the nerve which is hurting, because the pain is like a st... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am not sure of your neck symptoms as the neck has nothing to do with your lower back and from your description it is not clear if you have any leg symptoms or bladder symptoms. However I need to see your MRI scan to be able to make a judgment on the further managemen... Read Full »