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Date : 07-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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User:I have lower back pain. Daily i ride a bike for 25 km.
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:i have back pain
User:not a severe one
User:but still avoids to do some works
User:lower back
User:is has anything to do with bike riding
Doctor:Can you elaborate further - the duration of pain?
Doctor:And can you describe the pain itself - is it a dull ache, cramping type?
Doctor:Is the present throughout the day or intermittent in nature
Doctor:If it is intermittent, is there any aggravating and relieving factor?
User:no cramps
User:just pain
Doctor:As your specific question, it may or may not be from bike riding.
User:what can be the reason
Doctor:It is most likely muscular pain secondary to your bike rides.
Doctor:Unfortunately this is a prediction I do from your history.
Doctor:A doctor who can examine the back will be able to confirm if the cause is related to other factors.
Doctor:Occasionally you will need to undergo battery of tests - blood tests, X-rays and MRI scans to rule out other causes of back aches.
Doctor:Therefore my suggestion to you is consult an orthopedician if the ache is troubling you.
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