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lower back pain

By September 20, 2012 - 6:04pm
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hi i just want to ask what may be the cause of lower back pain on my right side. it hurts when i press it unlike in the left everything seems normal. sometimes the pain comes to my legs up to my foot.

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Guess it is the best that you go to see a doctor. The lower back pain causes by many reasons. It hard to say by only some descriptions.

September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
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Hi mdiaz,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Here is a list of some of the causes for lower back pain.


  • Any kind of injury to the back muscles or ligaments or joints
  • Muscle strain or imbalance in muscles
  • The compression of the sciatic nerve, or the sciatica
  • Ruptured or herniated disc
  • Kidney stone / kidney infection
  • Spondylolysis / osteoporosis
  • Obesity
  • Improper posture while walking, sitting, sleeping or lifting objects
  • Improper stretching exercises or lifting heavy objects
It's important to see your doctor, you might need imaging test done to know the real cause of your pain. 
Here are some resources for you,
September 21, 2012 - 3:47am
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