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Severe lower back pain, moving into hip, upper thigh, strained hip flexor or disc. Treatment?

im having severe lower back pain that wraps around into the hip and upper thigh...sometimes i have shooting pain down my front leg that causes numbness and tingling ..pain is the worst at night...have had this for a month..went to physical therapy he said it may be a disc or a strained hip i need my mobility back asap..i have 5 kids still at home!
Asked On : Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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Hi welcome to HCM'
I think your doctor is right , just take few muscle relaxant , physiotherapy and bed rest fo for 2-3 days.
If then pain also remains then you have to do MRI. Shooting pain is mostly do due nerve compressio, which may be due many cause, so MRI will be necessary.
Dont ingore the pain . Thanking you.
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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