There are several research studies to show that there is a connection between low back pain and depression. Chronic back pain can cause depression and at the same time, depression can also cause low back pain.
Lumbar Radiculopathy is a medical team used to describe a condition where there is pain, numbness or weakness of your buttock and legs. Sciatica is a generally used common term when the pain travels down the back of the leg from your back.
We know that chronic low back pain can cause depression. In the same way, depression can cause low back pain. Body pain is a common symptom of depression and depression actually worsens the way we feel about the pain.
Black discs on MRI scans are seen normally as age advances. The discs are the ‘soft cushions’ between the bones of the spine to absorb the weight and load during the normal activities in life.
Sacroiliac joint pain is as a dull, aching pain that is felt on one side or both sides of your lower back. It spreads to your hips, buttocks, upper back or side of the thigh and groin. It is the commonest cause of low back pain.
Spine surgeon consultation starts with a careful look at your neck and back problems and the events that led to your current situation. The way we encourage you to describe your symptoms gives us a fairly good idea of your problem.
Here you come to know everything about Spinal stenosis. You may be living with symptoms of Spinal stenosis, diagnosed with Spinal stenosis or know someone with Spinal Stenosis.
Sacroiliac joint Injection is a small procedure that is very useful to control back and leg pain performed under local or intravenous sedation. This Sacroiliac joint injection helps to reduce the pain and inflammation of the sacroiliac joint.
Lumbar Microdiscectomy is a common surgical procedure for disc prolapse in your lower back. Traditionally this would mean long incision, longer recovery period and painful rehabilitation.
The commonest cause for low back pain is an injury to the muscle or ligament around your spine. But there may be other causes.