Patient Comments: Back Pain - Cause

What was the cause of your back pain?

Comment from: jajones1217, 55-64 Female Published: February 22

I had been shoveling heavy snow. I woke up this morning, back hurting so bad I can barely even walk. When I sit down, I have a hard time getting up.

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Comment from: XBK188, 35-44 Male Published: January 18

I was kneed between my shoulder blade, left of my spine. I did not pop a disc, and X-rays showed no evidence of hairline fractures. Ever since the injury, my left shoulder and arm are always numb. The muscle from my back tightens all the way up to the left side of my neck, which numbs my left face cheek and the left side of my tongue. I also sometimes cannot turn my head from side to side. I have to turn my body from the waist in order to look to my side.

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Comment from: ritatater, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 06

I was in a auto wreck at work. Some one ran in to my truck hitting the driver side. The impact was so hard it took the tire off the axel.

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Comment from: RoushSally, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 23

My lower back hurts all the time. The Doctor has said that I have a spine of an 18 year old but my muscles in my buttocks and hamstrings are too tone and pull my hips out of whack causing either leg to be longer than the other. Most of the time it is one leg at a time but recently both sides have been out of whack. Please tell me what to do. I am in so much pain I can't breathe.

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Comment from: peace, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: April 28

My back pain always starts when I stand up and when I am sitting for just a couple of seconds. The pain is in my lower right back side. It feels like my back is breaking. Then it gets numb.

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