BACK & LEG PAIN
Low back and leg pain can range from mild, dull, annoying pain, to persistent, severe, disabling pain. Low back pain can restrict mobility and interfere with normal functioning and quality of life. Low back pain can often be the result of improper lifting causing muscle strain. However, more serious back pain can result from a lumbar disc herniation or lumbar degenerative disc disease.
What Could be Causing the Pain?
Degenerative Disc Disease
- Did you play sports or participate in work or activities straining your back?
- Does the pain come and go?
- Do you feel numbness or pain in your low back or leg?
- These are symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease.
- Were you born with a defect affecting your back?
- Do you experience spasms in your hamstring muscles?
- Shooting pain in the left leg?
- Do you have weakness in your legs or tingling feet?
- These are symptoms of Spondylolisthesis.
- Do you have constant pain in only one leg or side of the buttocks?
- Does the pain get worse when you sit down?
- Do you have difficulty moving your leg or foot?
- These are some symptoms of Sciatica.
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