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Back Pain From Laying Down Too Much
First, move around: If no prior spine surgery, significant injury or congenital abnormalities, movement after prolonged immobilization of any joint causes some discomfort. Start regularly moving through all ranges of motion then progress to strengthening all core muscle groups, use a trainer first, lose weight if needed then make all of the above habitual. ...Read more
I have back pain while standing in one place long or when laying down please help what could it be?
Low back pain: Your symptoms are most consistent with musculoskeletal strain but a pinched nerve in the lower back is possible. If your back pain radiates down the leg then a pinched nerve is more likely. Try checking your posture, lifting techniques and shoes fitness. The good news is physical therapy, massage, and attention to posture during standing and lifting will resolve most cases. ...Read more
Constant lower left back pain to where I can't bend down, get up from laying down, or sit comfortably. What is it?
Most commonly: What you are describing is a lumbar paraspinal or iliopsoas strain or spasm at your age. However, there are many other things that can cause this that should be checked by a physician, including but not limited to si joint pain, facet pain, and even discogenic pain that has not infringed on a nerve root yet. If it is a paraspinal spasm, then it should continuously get better each day, keep walking. ...Read more
I have recently back pain that radiates to the chest. It happens when I move after laying down or leaning back on seat. Been 4 days now, on and off.
There are a number: Of reasons why this might be the case, so I'd start with your doctor for a work up. Do not ignore it. ...Read more
Back pain only while laying down? I can bend, and, move and walk no problem but when I lay down it hurts? Lower back? Just today? Help
Could be a large: Centrally herniated disc and/or spinal stenosis but this is assuming you are lying either on your back or on your stomach as your spine is in extension which narrows the spinal canal leaving less room available for the nerve tissue within it. For other diagnoses like a tumor or infection, pain can be worse at night as well. It is worth getting this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Really bad back pain from being in the hospital/laying down all the time. Any exercises I can do?
Deconditioned: Because you were in the hospital most likely in a bed, your muscles have gotten weak. You have to constantly exercise to strengthen them up but it will hurt as your muscles will now fatigue easier due to the weakness. Consider talking to your doctor about a pain reliever/anti-inflammatory to take before you exercise so you can work your muscles harder to get the strength back. ...Read more
Why do I have severe low back pain when standing or bending but none at all when sitting or laying down?
Severe back pain only when laying down, at night, or standing after sitting. Switching positions in bed does nothing. Bad Headache when awake?
Pelvic girdle?: 38y w. HA, back pain lying/standing, not sitting. Sitting: both ischial prominences contact seat surface forcing sacroiliac joints, SIJ, into neutral anatomic positions. Sleep: surface ground forces translate around pelvic bony ring to loose/pained SIJ. Standing: upper body weight upon SIJ's; torquing loose SIJ. Loose SIJ evokes functional scoliosis as upright, head tilt & neck muscle tension HA. ...Read more
My back pops ever so often when I take a deep breath laying down and I also have back pain that comes and goes. What is the cause of my back pops?
If you are double "jointed" then is possible that you have some minor instability of your spine. If you can do most of the following, is possible you are double jointed.
1. Hands flat on the floor with knees extended
2. Hyperextension of the elbow
3. Hyperextension of the knee
4. Thumb touching the forearm
5. Hyperextension of the 5th knuckle
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Upper back pain for a few months, nothing helping, progressive worsening, suddenly too painful to sleep laying down and wakes me up, what should I do?
Get it checked: We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your pain. You have had it for few months. It is about time you consult your doctor to find out what is causing the pain and get it treated. It may be Muscular pain or pain coming from the thoracic or Cervicsl spine. You may need meds and /or Physical therapy and other trsatment depending on the Diagnosis. Consult your Doctor ...Read more
Sometimes kidney: If there is obstruction to fluid coming out of kidney there maybe less drainage when lying down. In erect position because of gravity kidneys drain more effectively. This may depend on how long in lying down position. This can be assessed by seeing doctor and imaging with ultrasound or nuclear study. Other musculoskeletal causes of pain in this area should be excluded. ...Read more
Extreme lower back pain and pressure when laying down to bed. What could cause this? Little to no pain during the day.
Been having back pain and middle and lower back like gas. Feels good when laying down but when I get up it's hurts. Is it anything bad?
Back pain/stiff when waking up gets better later did MRI noticed my back got stiff after 20 min/laying down on bed. Once I stand up walk no back pain
I've had lower back pain for the last week. When laying down it's fine. What could be the cause? I am 28, with no health problems or family history.
Many causes: It sounds like you have symptoms of a disc problem. If this continues another week seek medical attention. Pain is a warning just like a red light. ...Read more
Back pain when sitting or standing for too long. Hurts at first when laying down, but then feels better. 20 yr old female - never given birth. Causes?
Low back strain: Likely you have strained the muscles of your low back while engaging in activities of lifting and twisting and such for day to day activities. The most common cause of which is due to weak core muscles and poor lifting and body mechanics. Doing core exercises like yoga and pilates will help this also no heavy lifting and if persists see your dr. ...Read more
Left clavical pain, radiates into left front shoulder. Only feel pain laying down on back. Pain med doesn't help. Relief if lay on rt side. Come & go?
I have low back pain why is laying down so painful I get pain down the opposite leg from where my back hurts? Please help
It may be a specific: Type of disc herniation that is located at the point where the nerve exits the spine and when lying down on your back or stomach the nerve exit hole or foramen is narrowed so if a disc is present there it will further compress the nerve. Where your back hurts does not necessarily have to match the leg pain. If it persists, worsens or is associated with any neurologic symptoms, see your physician. ...Read more
Difficulty breathing when standing or sitting up since 1 week ago. Better when laying down. Also upper, mid back pain.?
Check it please:
Please see a doctor about it
Could be caused by some problems of concerns like pneumothorax (puncture of the lung) or a clot (pulmonary embolism) so please get it checked ...Read more
I've been having upper back pain, headaches, and occasional dizziness when standing, bending, and laying down. Is it anything serious?
See details: You need to see a doctor and have these issues evaluated. These are numerous causes, some may be serious. ...Read more
Mid left back pain and side when laying down or sitting. Cyclobenzaprine made it go away but came back. Lots of side effects like burning sensation.
Injury?: The location and sensations you describe sound like spinal subluxation (twisted spine) cyclobenzaprine will help spasms from spinal malalignment, but is short lived. Correcting the posture or spine through chiropractic, osteopathic, or medical manipulation is suggested. Medications can be part of the solution even as temporary relief. There are others to try if you experience side effects. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Cardiac pain may travel to the back, but is usually sensed between the shoulder blades. Pain is usually aggravated by exertion and relieved by rest. Having said that, women tend at times to present with symptoms that are "atypical", meaning that the symptoms may not be classic for heart disease. If symptoms persist, be checked out. ...Read more
Middle & upper back pain for 4 MOS. Worse laying down & with extension. Negative Abd. Ultrasound, negative lab work. Possible causes?
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