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Backbone Problem

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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I have a stinging back pain. Please review my MRI reports.

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 »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

My father is suffering from severe pain in the back and leg joints after a backbone injury. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I want to discuss my father's backbone injury. He is feeling a lot of pain in his back and leg joints where the leg joins the backbone. He did not pee well and his urine is dark red. Now he is unable to move his legs or stand on his legs. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. He has a healed fracture in the L1 vertebra but since he has not passed urine properly, so I suggest you should take him to a specialist doctor. I suggest you get an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the dorse...  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 »

Dr. Althuri Mohan Krishna

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 -->  Read Full »

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