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Suggest treatment for lower back pain and constipation

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Posted on Tue, 9 Aug 2016
Question: what is the relationship between lower back pain and constipation?
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Answered by Dr. Senduran Narayanasamy (1 hour later)
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The nerves that arise from the lower back regulates the functions of intestines like peristalsis.Due to reasons like disc herniation,tumour,bony(vertebral) deformities,Spinal trauma etc nerve impingement/compression occurs which can result in severe back pain and also in regulatory signals not carried to the endpoint i.e here we speak about intestine causing insufficient peristalsis leading to constipation.

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Brief Answer: Please read below Detailed Answer: Hello Mam Thanks for asking to healthcaremagic The nerves that arise from the lower back regulates the functions of intestines like peristalsis.Due to reasons like disc herniation,tumour,bony(vertebral) deformities,Spinal trauma etc nerve impingement/compression occurs which can result in severe back pain and also in regulatory signals not carried to the endpoint i.e here we speak about intestine causing insufficient peristalsis leading to constipation. Hope this answers your query Further queries are welcome Take care