A 46-year-old member asked:
i wake up in the morning with a very sore back. is there anything i can do about this?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Rarely if only AM: Am pain upon arising is usually just related to some degenerative changes that cause some muscular tightness that usually resolves once up & about but may be an early warning of things to come if not proactive in terms of regular exercise including stretching, core strengthening and cardiovascular routines. Weight control is important as is cessation of smoking if you have this habit.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Should i go to emergency for stiff and very sore back?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
You could, but see--: Ing your own pcp would be better, who can examine you and run some tests ; to start treatment. If no better can refer you on to an orthopod.
4662 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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