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Pain in the right lower back, difficulty in lifting the leg. Is this a sprain?

My lower back really hurts, right side, im having a hard time lifting my right leg during normal daily activities such getting dressed, walking upstairs etc...all I did when I hurt my back was put a pasta salad in my fridge...seriously te worst pain I ve felt in a long time, it s constant, sitting,standing and laying down all seem to hurt...
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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if its an acute pain the following would help:
1 bed rest (supine) for 3 days.
2. short course of medicines like aceclofenac ,serratiopeptidase and pregabalin for5 days
3. take a month course of vitamin B 12 supplements
always avoid forward bending.
if your pain still persists you shall have to get an MRI lumbo sacral spine done. Thanks.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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