What causes sudden back pain when I turn to the right and bend slightly?

Seven years ago I had a left mastectomy due to breast cancer… I was in the bathroom, turned to the right and bend ever so slightly to throw something away in the waste basket, and BAM!! Excruciating sudden back pain and terrible  spasm in my lower left back. I ran and laid down
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Should I have an operation on my herniated discs?

Dr. Lumbago, Here’s my story. I hope you can tell me what I should do. Last year, almost 14 months ago, I had an accident at work on a fork lift truck when another employee hit me with his fork lift truck that was going at a high rate of speed, and hit me from the side and I was throw
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“What is a migraine headache?” Headache specialist explains diagnosis

Exactly what is a migraine headache?  I get terrible headaches in the front and top part of my head that just kill me sometimes, and no one has been able to help me.  I was thinking that maybe these are migraines and I am causing them somehow by what I do, like what I drink or eat.  S
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How to find a chiropractor: By Chiropractor with 40 years experience

Dr. Lumbago, Do you have any suggestions how to find a chiropractor in my area? I am looking for a chiropractor in the southern part of Denver. Some people have told me that not all doctors of chiropractic do the same thing, and some are better than others. Any help would be appreciat
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Spine doctor describes spondylosis treatment and 7 ways to reduce spinal pain

Treatment for spondylosis: Degenerative osteoarthritis of the spine How can I get relief from spondylosis pain? To assist the natural tendency of the body to heal and repair to the best of its ability, always follow any instructions provided by your doctor, chiropractor or physical th
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Spinal specialist reveals 7 things you need to know about lumbar spondylosis

What is lumbar spondylosis?   Degenerative osteoarthritis of the lumbar spine Wear and tear arthritis of the low back Wear and tear osteoarthritis of the low back, or lumbar spondylosis, causes slightly different signs and  symptoms than osteoarthritis occurring in the neck.  This var
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Spinal stenosis surgery: 5 critical questions to ask before undergoing the knife

What about surgery for spinal stenosis? Spinal injection of cortisone instead of spinal stenosis surgery? Before considering spinal stenosis surgery you might want to explore how much help you can find from a simple spinal cortisone injectionzoginrelief An injection of cortisone into
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Doctor gives 7 unique steps to reduce or eliminate sacroiliac joint pain

SI joint pain or Sacroiliac pain How can I help my sacroiliac joint pain? There are many ways that the sacroiliac joint becomes distressed and painful. Sacroiliac pain and pregnancy A common cause of SI joint dysfunction and pain is the stress applied to the low back and pelvis during
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Spine specialist explains a pinched nerve in neck can be serious

Neck pain: Why does my neck hurt? How can I get pain relief from my stiff neck and tight neck muscles? Pinched nerves hurt, and large nerves in the neck that get pinched cause severe neck pain.Major nerves in the neck that branch off from the spine that go down into the arms and hands
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Successfully living with osteoporosis: 33 tips from a spinal specialist

How to get around and be active with osteoporosis Move safely to prevent osteoporosis injury Walking, moving, standing and sitting safely can prevent broken bones if you are living with osteoporosis.  Using proper posture during any activity can also limit the amount of compression fo
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