I woke up one morning with an aching back. It hurt on my right side, traveled around the hip to the front, and it hurt down my leg too. It hurt so bad that I actually went to the ER later in the evening. They suspected kidney stones, but an ultrasound did not show any. The blood work did not indicate any kidney damage or problems, and my urinalysis was normal. So, having a clean bill of health for my kidneys was nice, but it did nothing for the pain flareups. I went to a Sacramento chiropractor after a doctor suggested nerve involvement from my back causing the problem.
It is good to get problems checked out to make sure they are not something else before you go assuming it is just a regular backache. However, once the tests show that everything else is normal, then it probably is nerve impingement, or a subluxation, of the back that can cause all kinds of weird symptoms to manifest.Read more