Our expert says:
It could well be a pinched nerve due to some arthritic/wear and tear changes in the lower back- especially if you are a little overweight. Maybe you can try and lose some weight by just going for a walk 3-4 times a week. If the pain is really unbearable, I suggest you consult a neuro-surgeon. He will probably also advise you to lose some weight. I know it is difficult to really change a lifestyle, but if you belong to a support group like Weight Watchers etc, it will be a lot easier. Good luck!
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