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Sudden Lower Back Pain No Injury
I was pain-free when i went to bed but had lower back pain this morning. Same mattress...Possible cause? Do not recall any injury yesterday.
"Sleep wrong": Assuming you have only back pain, done nothing physically unusual in the preceding few days, and are not menstruating/ovulating, then most likely your sleep position strained your back or compressed the facet joints in the back of your spine. Either way, such pain should be short-lived. If it isn't, something else is wrong. ...Read more
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Not likely to cause pain higher up, though. Back problems, however, may cause tailbone pain. Treatment includes nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Facet joints: Your spine is made of bony blocks called vertebrae, which are connected to each other by small joints called facet joints. When individual vertebrae are misaligned, this places strain on facets at different levels. You may benefit from gentle physical therapy or an honest chiropractor. If you have associated leg pain, see your pain management doctor asap. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with lower back pain two weeks due to a gym injury. Gave it 2 weeks rest, still pains after even light exercise. Solution?
Yes: Pain usually causes the muscles to spasm and tighten up. This can really limit your ability to walk normally. ...Read more
Lower back pain and stiffness not from injury had for one month does not get better or worse pain moderate male 41.?
Lot of reasons: Time for a check up. In the next 5-10 years, all your friends are in need of a check up. Better sooner than later. Continue performing the maintenance on your body to keep up good health for the next 40 years. If u had a car that was made in 1973, would u think its time for an overhaul ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does acute lumbar faciities mean? What causes it? How to treat it? I have lower back pain. Didn't fall. No injuries. Not lifting heavy neither.
Lumbar "faciities"?: Did you mean acute lumbar facet( joint pain)? If so, this is frustrating to patients since these structural joints can be aggravated without any fall, lifting incident, etc. Simple things like quickly turning over in bed, getting out of a chair, twisting to do laundry, vacuuming, sweeping mopping, etc. can aggravate these joints. Good thing is that they'll settle down without aggressive measures ...Read more
My 15 year old son has lower back pain, but no injury. He says it hurts at the base of his spine when he sits and sometimes has pain in one leg. ?
Time 4 medical eval.: Spondylolysis (a stress fracture or congenital defect of the pars portion of the spine) is one possible cause of low back pain in this age group. Spondylolysthesis, a condition where one vertebrae slips off the one below can be present as well and both conditions can be associated with leg pain. There are other possibilities of course , but the point is it is time to see an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does PCOS cause back problems? I have lower back pain without injury! I can't bend properly nor do normal activities without the pain. Help!?
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