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what is lower back stiffness

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
See your Dr.: There are many causes of back pain. The most common is muscle strain. If this has been going on for over a year, you need to check that there is no sp ... 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Many Things: Back injury back trauma twisting the back back muscle injury spinal disc disorder ligament injury too soft mattress ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Back stiffness: is often due to musculoskeletal issues. Have you used stretching exercises?
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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Low back stiffness: Tests do not fix anything. They merely help to possibly pin point the cause after a full evaluation and assessment by your doctor.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Stretch & ezercise: For most, simple stretching and exercise auffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Stretch ; exercise: For most, simple stretching and exercise suffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest and NSAIDs: After a long ride, back pain is not an uncommon complaint. Before a ride, stretch, and take Aleve (naproxen) or motrin. A program of core strengthen ... Read More
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