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stiffness and pain in lower back

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually a few things: Most cases are treated with life style modification including weight control, exercise, smoking cessation and correct body mechanics with occasional s ... Read More
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy: Pt would be great in increasing range of motion, function. Assuming no radiating pain with this tightness, start stretching exercises, including hamst ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Arthritis?: Low back pain, after the age of 40 is not at all uncommon. The most common cause, is lumbar spondylosis, also known as, simply, arthritis. This is es ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: This site is for specific problems or questions. Close your computer and get examined and tested.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Back Pain: This is either an inflammatory joint or muscle spasm. It is usually made worse with prolonged postures and eases up with activity. I would recommend y ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Back pain is an incredibly frequent complaint which requires detailed exam to try to diagnose. It may be inflammatory, musculoskeletal, spinal or refe ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fauzia Rana
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Try streching,: Get xray make sure no pathology. Consider message therapy. Yoga would help as well.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
LOW BACK MUSCLE PAIN: Is very common. Reading your history, not surprising. The low back muscles are commonly ignored when we work out, and over time poorly used. They have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back "stiffness": Please find out the cause for your back symptoms by seeing your doctor. He/she may prescribe physical therapy or perhaps ok you for yoga, seeing a tr ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple causes:: strain, sprain, osteoarthritis, kidney issues, overuse/overexercise, degenerative disc disease and underlying medical conditions. Get examined and ge ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lower back: Possibilities are stiffness from poor posture or uncomfortable mattress, arthritis depending on age, restless sleep, and occationally from inactivity ... Read More
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