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Lower back pain, ripped muscles, feeling weak. Cause?

hey SAmuel. i've had lower back pain wuite recently. before i had this my legs were very muscular were very huge in mass, and looked ripped. i was so fast and confident i would excell in sports. however 2 years ago i've had lower back pain and in the last 2 years my legs have shrunk in size and at times feel week. i do squats and run uphills but it hasnt changed. my diet is of a personal trainers diet really healthy. but i just want to know if it is my back pain thats causing my muscles to shrink or is it something else. ?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query.
Weak legs and muscle atrophy could occur due to pinched nerve at back. Thorough clinical and neurological examination is required to reach the correct diagnosis.I suggest you to consult an orthopaedician for proper treatment.
Hope this will helps you. Feel free to ask me if you have any further queries.
Wish you good health. Take care.
Dr Saurabh Gupta
Answered: Thu, 18 Jul 2013
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