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What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?

What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?

Nerve impingement: Back pain is common and is often treated with core strengthening. However, when it is accompanied by pain radiating down a leg, it suggests lumbar nerve impingement as well. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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How long after taking 1 pain pill can I take my Suboxone again? I had to take 1 pain pill this morning for awful neck/back pain from sleeping wrong.

How long after taking 1 pain pill can I take my Suboxone again? I had to take 1 pain pill this morning for awful neck/back pain from sleeping wrong.

Take as prescribed: Only take medications as prescribed. Do not try to self medicate or take them outside of how your doctor prescribed them. ...Read more

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What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

What should I do for back pain caused from sleeping?

Back pain and sleep: Back pain could during sleep rather than caused by sleep. This has more to do with th type of mattress, position while sleeping and activity before sleep. Try to locate the cause for pain and which position causes more pain. Sleeping on tummy can cause more facet joint related pain. A saggy beg can aggravate disc apin is lying on the back. ...Read more

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Hi can anyone tell me why i feel a lower back pain when i weakup from sleep or when i keep standing for long time?

This can be related : To some underlying degeneration of the spine which occurs in all with time that prolonged positioning can lead to some symptoms and with change of position or activity it will feel better or resolve. ...Read more

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Can you get back pain by shoulder blade from sleeping wrong?

Can you get back pain by shoulder blade from sleeping wrong?

Yes: Most of the times poor sleep postures are also associated with daytime poor postures. This creates fatigue and overload in some muscles leading to pain. ...Read more

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I had 2 lower deep fillings done 2 days ago and now have severe neck, shoulder and upper back pain. I cant sleep from it. What should i do?

Trapezius Myalgia: Moist heat, passive stretching and Aleve (naproxen) OTC is usually the best choice for the sudden pain, stiffness, and dull aches that are characteristic of muscular-type pain. See your doctor if you have no improvement in your condition after 1 week. ...Read more

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I have such bad lower back spine pain. Prevents me from sleeping or doing other things. Have been to chiropractor but only immediate relief. Any tips?

Need X ray and mri : Also need a muscle relaxant. If the pain is going down your leg, you need Gabapentin also. If the pain is bad, at least 800 mg of ibuprofen. Most back pain is relieved with rest and a heating pad. Add the above meds and you should find relief soon. Stay away from chiropractor until you know what the MRI shows. ...Read more

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21 yr old male. Abdominal pain mid and lower left side through too back. Pain waking me up from sleep. No bowel movements nausea and loss of appetite.

21 yr old male. Abdominal pain mid and lower left side through too back. Pain waking me up from sleep. No bowel movements nausea and loss of appetite.

Medical check up: If your belly pain persists or it is getting worse, it needs to be checked by a physician who will do a physical exam. if there is any serious issue that he discovers, then a CT scan of the abdomen or an ultrasound(Sonogram) would be required to look inside(Image) your abdomen to make sure there is no serious disease inside the belly. ...Read more

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How do I sleep with severe back pain?

How do I sleep with severe back pain?

Sedatives: Ask your physician to prescribe you pain medicine or sedatives, if he finds it appropriate. First you need to go for evaluation of your back pain. ...Read more

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Why does sleeping on my back give me back pain?

Why does sleeping on my back give me back pain?

Mattress too soft: Soft matress cause back extension and allowed shorten muscle to spasm more pressur on overused degenerative facet joints. ...Read more

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Sleeping on floor for back pain is helpful, harmful or has no effect?

Sleeping on floor for back pain is helpful, harmful or has no effect?

Back pain: Sleeping on a floor is not a remedy for back pain. Often people blame the low back pain on the mattress, the car seat, or a chair in the office. In most cases, the cause of the pain is degeneration of a lumbar facet joint or herniation of a lumbar disc. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation and treatment of the low back pain. ...Read more

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What can cause full uncomfortable back pain? I can't sleep cause of it.

What can cause full uncomfortable back pain? I can't sleep cause of it.

Strain: Muscle strain can cause significant pain. Nsaids can helpful as well as heating pad and muscle relaxers. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have back pain every morning. looks like something is wrong with my sleeping?

I have back pain every morning. looks like something is wrong with my sleeping?

Back pain : It could be the way you are sleeping, it could be related to a bad mattress, or it could be related to being 43 yo and having degenerative disk disease. If it continues I would recommend having it checked out. ...Read more

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I have back pain after i sleep for about 6-7 hours. It fades away after i get up. Please help.

I have back pain after i sleep for about 6-7 hours.  It fades away after i get up. Please help.

Mattress proble: You are getting pain from a bad bed and sagging mattress probably , but the other issue may be weak ligament in an area is painful. If the bed is bad , change it. If the back is still sore see a prolotherapist. Find one at www.Getprolo.Com or at www.Aaomed.Org. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

What can I do to relieve back pain? My back keeps having spasms and it's extremely painful to sleep/walk.

Instability: Un unstable back due to prior injury will no always heal on its own. '' prolotherapy doctors can identify the areas causing the pain and treat them to foroce healing. Visit www.Getprol.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for education and to find a doctor. ...Read more

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Sir/madam, I have back pain for over a year now. Which goes up and down. It increases after i sleep for long...Plz help?

Chronic back pain: Need to start with a good physical exam and likely mri. The right diagnosis can guide the correct treatment. Proper stretching and strengthening is key. ...Read more

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25m 6'3" 87kgs;am suffering from back pain, use to sleep only 6 hrs (4+2) in a day, will this help if i start sleeping on bed without matters.

25m 6'3" 87kgs;am suffering from back pain, use to sleep only 6 hrs (4+2) in a day, will this help if i start sleeping on bed without matters.

Back pain management: Chronic back pain is unusual for someone under age 40; see your neurologist to look for correctable spine problem. To alleviate back pain, you can sleep better--8 hours every night, practice good posture, avoid hunching forward when sitting, start walking for leisure about 30 minutes/day, quit smoking (if applicable), use moist hot compress on your back 3x/day for 20 min. Each time. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been having back pain(middle to upper back) for the past few days. Last night it was horrible, i couldn't sleep. I also kept having very sharp?

I have been having back pain(middle to upper back) for the past few days. Last night it was horrible, i couldn't sleep. I also kept having very sharp?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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