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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can feel discomfort in my mid back when sitting but pain occurs mid back when turning torso side to side. pain after lying down as well. ?

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Dr. Rachel Wagner
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Back pain is : Very common. The best thing you can do is to stay as active as possible – even if you are in pain. People with low back pain recover faster if they stay active. Walk as much as you can. If you stopped working because of your pain, try to get back to your normal routine soon. But do not overdo it. You can try using ibuprofen or any over the counter pain relief. See your doctor if you don’t improve

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Last updated Dec 4, 2017

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