A 46-year-old female asked:
my lower back pain is only at night changed mattress for better only able sleep on sides when moving frm side 2 side extreme pain unable to sleep on stomach or back stiff upon waking for first few min?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Forrest Jones answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Back strengthening: Sleeping on the side is healthier for your back, while on the stomach is worse. Plan on starting exercises to build your back and core strengthening and flexibility, as well as your overall fitness. This might be all the help you need.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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