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Lower Back Pain Kennewick, Back pain Richland

Lower Back Pain Kennewick

Lower Back Pain Kennewick

At some point in our lives almost all of us will experience lower back pain. The degree of pain can be severe to mild. It can be long lasting or only last a short time. low back pain can make many every day tasks difficult.

Knowing the different parts of your spine and how they work will better help you understand what cases pain wether it is from injury or aging. Learn more about your spine here

Causes

A specific movement utilizing your back such as lifting or bending can cause low back pain. Aging also plays a role in many back conditions, as we age, our spines age with us. Aging causes degenerative changes in the spine. Degeneration can make us prone to back pain, especially if we overdo our activities.

Other causes of low back pain may be:

  • Over-activity
  • Disk tear
  • Disk herniation
  • Disk Degeneration
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Scoliosis
Symptoms

People with low back pain may experience some of the following:

  • Sitting may worsen pain.
  • Back pain may be worse with bending and lifting.
  • Pain may extend from the back into the buttock or outer hip area, but not down the leg.
  • Standing and walking may worsen pain
  • Back pain comes and goes, and often follows an up and down course with good days and bad days.
  • Sciatica is common with a herniated disk. This includes buttock and leg pain, and even numbness, tingling or weakness that goes down to the foot. It is possible to have sciatica without back pain.

If your lower back pain Kennewick does not get better within a few weeks, or is associated with fever, chills, or unexpected weight loss, you should call your doctor.
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Janmeet Sahota, DO

JANMEET SAHOTA, DO
Board Certified & Fellowship Trained Spinal Surgeon
Tri-Cities – Richland, Kennewick and Pasco Washington

 

Allen B. Shoham, MDALLEN B. SHOHAM, MD
Board Certified Diplomate of The American Board of Pain Medicine & The American Board of Anesthesiology
Tri-Cities – Richland, Kennewick and Pasco Washington