Spine Strain

Injury to a tendon or muscle in the spine is called a spine strain. Depending on the location of the muscle strain, it can result in neck pain, lower or upper back pain. The pain becomes worse on movement, and you might have muscle spasm or muscle cramping.

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I am having uncomfortable feeling in between the middle of my spine and left shoulder blade. What it is?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having an uncomfortable feeling in between the middle of my spine and left shoulder blade. It seems to get stiff, and my bones pop a lot around there, and it is very uncomfortable to sit in specific ways feels like my bones shift, well the other night it seemed as if my shoulder wo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The popping and discomfort what you felt is either because of improper scapulothoracic mobility or may be due to facet joint irritation in the neck with intervertebral hypermobility. Which could have caused due to stiffness in the chest muscles, shoulder stiffness, e...  Read Full »

Does my back pain sound like a strain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting recurrent back pain and I believe that the pain is in my rhomboid muscle. Usually, this happens after sitting for a while or while changing the position. Most of the time it occurs from a normal movement. I feel that after some movement the pain starts almost instantly. I can...  Read Full »


Dr. Thomas Jefferson

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain you have in the rhomboid area can be fixed completely if it is purely due to musculoskeletal problems. There is no reason for you to get panicked. I have successfully treated plenty of patients with the same type of pain and they have recovered. Usually, it is be...  Read Full »

What is the cause for scoliosis and leg trembling?

Query: Hi doctor, When I was 10 years old, I had spine surgery for removing a lipoma tumor. I was fine before surgery. After the surgery, I was unable to walk as my right leg became very weak. Now my age is 20 years. I can walk and play now. But, I walk with some difficulty, and after surgery, I had bulgy ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The present pain in the scoliotic region might be due to a muscular strain in the paraspinal muscles, which is quite common while playing sports like badminton. Another possibility is an early neuro radiculopathy, occurring due to a pinched nerve in one of the intervert...  Read Full »

My symptoms resemble cardiac pain. I am confused and need help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having intermittent chest pain since two years. The first time I went to the cardiologist, he totally dismissed it as muscular pain due to bad posture and mild bronchitis. I had an episode of sinus tachycardia last year following which I visited the same cardiologist. He did...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have not uploaded the report of stress test here but you mentioned that it is done. So anyway, firstly I do not think this has any relation to the heart because your ag...  Read Full »

I have severe back pain. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,It has been three months since my delivery, but I still have a severe back pain. The doctor told me there could be an infection in the uterus. So, I took tablets for it, but I did not recover. Is there any other reason for having a back pain after delivery?  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have missed mentioning if it was a normal vaginal delivery or a caesarean section. If it was a normal delivery, there is a remote possibility that the retained products within the uterus lead to an infection, in which case they have to be removed. Nowadays, this ...  Read Full »

My son has lower back pain but, only at night. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,My son has been complaining of a lower back pain only at night for the last month. It is not severe enough to awaken him but, as soon as he lays down he starts complaining. Kindly note that this issue occurs only at night time.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. An interesting query here.  However, this must be a minor issue since it is not interfering with day to day normal activities. These are the points I would like to highlight: There may be a local swelling or pus formation inside the spine or just around it, which migh...  Read Full »

Kindly recommend a therapy for my sister's lower back pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I am posting this query for my sister. She is 13 years old. Her lower back hurts at the spine and it feels like some kind of pulsating. It started hurting a couple of weeks ago; however, it was not constant. But, this weekend it has been more constant and hurts almost everytime. It hur...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  I am an athlete and I had suffered the same twice so I can understand the kind of pain your sister is going through. It is the kind of pain that keeps irritating all the while and increases when you bend forwards. Complete bed rest is advisable for at least two days and...  Read Full »

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