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Back Pain When Getting Up To Standing From Sitting
Depending on: Where you are, there are pain clinics that can help you. Ask your doctor for a referral. ...Read more
See below: The human body was not designed to sit all day. Sitting for hours on end deconditions muscles, results in poor posture and puts added pressure to the discs. It is important to move around several times during the day if you have a sitting job. I tell my patients who sit in their jobs to change positions from sit to stand about once an hour. If your back pain does not go away see your doctor. ...Read more
I get back pain when sitting and lying down. Also wake up stiff. Is this serious? Causing me a lot of pain, I want to stand all the time.
I have back pain since 2002, don't feel pain normally, . ....But have severe pain when I get out of bed. No pain during day while I am sitting..
Nocturnal dorsalgia: Knowing what caused the back pain at such a young age would be helpful. It is likely due to a musculo-ligamentous / myofascial etiology. A better medical history, review of systems, physical examination & x-ray are generally needed in case of chronic back pain. Proper posture & egronimcs, specific stretching and core strengthening maneuvers may help. Changing a mattress may help as well. ...Read more
Exercise: Try getting up from lecture and moving a bit. You may need to sit in the back of the classroom so as not to be a distraction. Explain your problem to your instructor. Also begin a regular stretching and strengthening program for your back. A physical therapist couls assist you with this. ...Read more
I have been suffering for several years with low back pain, I've had many tests done and was told all the tests were fine. I am having trouble with daily activities, walking, taking a shower and etc. I only get relief by sitting. I need to know what it mi
I am having high white blood cells count in my body and due to it I am thinking I get back pain during sitting give me some suggestion?
I have vibration in my left foot, no trauma to foot. Could it be from sitting too much where I get back pain occasionally? I sit 12h a day at work
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in the back Often patients will develop numbness, tingling, and pain that radiates from the back down the leg. Depending on the nerve that is pinched, it will affect different parts of the leg. Over time, weakness may develop as well. I would recommend getting it checked out. You may need an EMG and/or MRI ...Read more
I have been experiencing severe lower back pain for over a week. The pain intensifies when I get up from a sleeping or sitting position. Please help me with the way forward?
Having dull achey lower back pain on each side pain seems to get better when I stand up and is worse when sitting or lying down pain going down leg?
Trouble breathing when I lay on my back. Pain in mostly right ribs. Only way I get rest is by sitting up. Should I be concerned?
Right chest wall: Pain require physical examination and possible radiological examination as injury and infections are high on the differentials ...Read more
I have really bad lower back pain. It doesn't shoot down my leg or get numb. Hurts the worst when I stand up from a sitting position. What can it be?
Mechanical back pain: Back pain that doesn't radiate and gets worse after standing is usually musculoskeletal back pain. When we sit our iliopsoas muscles get tighter and then when we stand that tightness causes pain. Usually, a back extension program is a quick and easy fix. But see your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more
Hi, I gave birth 3mnths ago naturally but with epidural. The epidural did not work though, I have been suffering from back pain and I have a sharp pain in my buttocks when I have been sitting and try to get up.
Call your: Anesthesiologist and surgeon. You deserve a second opinion. ...Read more
I have back pain that doesn't start till I get to my job and I've been sitting a while. I have had MRI and xrays shows mild scoliosis and arthritis.?
See below: Low back pain that occurs more with sitting is suggestive of pain coming from the lumbar discs. When we sit, the pressure in these discs rises and can cause pain in discs that have some degeneration. It is important to change positions between sitting and standing at lease once an hour if you can. ...Read more
Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?
Jaw and Muscle Pain: It appears that you have a serious TMJ and muscle dysfunction that causes these muscles to go into a spasm and the jaw joint (TMJ) to be misaligned. You seriously need treatment from a dentist that is very skilled at treating tmj. Only about 5% of dentist are really good in this realm in that they are very familiar with multiple treatment options to select from based on the patient needs. ...Read more
Depends on cause: W/out knowing where your pain is located (upper, mid, lower), type of pain, aggravating factors, etc. It's next to impossible to give good advice on pain relief.To get a proper diagnosis & thus proper relief, seek an osteopathic manipulative medicine dr. A good history & phys, incl osteopathic hands-on exam may reveal cause. In many cases, osteopathic manipulation can relieve pain right in office. ...Read more
See below: When slouching, the muscles of the back are stretched to a point where they can no longer do their job of keeping you upright. If the muscles are not working correctly, most of the pressure of your upper body is transmitted to your spine without the protective function of your muscles. Bottom line: don't sit slouchy! ...Read more
Yes it may: Sitting creates a load of four tines your body weight on the discs of the lower back. The amount of time also plays a role as does the type of chair and the chair height in relationship to your own height. Sitting in a moving car also causes increased mechanical stresses across tour lower back. ...Read more
Ned to find a doctor: Welcome to HealthTap! Please understand my bias as a Family Doc & Geriatrician, so I believe that everyone should have a primary care doctor that s/he can claim as their own to help direct their care. You can start w/your local (county) medical society or state's Academy of Family Physicians. Or check out nearby (non-orphan) medical school or Family Medicine residency. Or make Virtual Consult here ...Read more
Back pain: Massage, stretching, adequate posture when reading working on a computer or sitting at work, proper footwear, short course of anti-inflammatory medications, analgesics, medical evaluation, physical therapy, muscle relaxers, stronger analgesics x rays, MRI and pain clinic and or surgery. How far you go on these options depend on intensity of pain and response to conservative therapy. ...Read more
Can be age related: Some pain is osteoarthritis (joint inflammation) caused by years of wear and tear on the body or it may be because of injury. Some early morning pain and stiffness is muscular. Before starting any exercises consult your doctor. Your doctor may do blood tests and x-rays to rule out dangerous causes. Often morning gentle stretching (like yoga) is helpful. Contact the aarp for a free exercise book. ...Read more
Multiple ideas.: Make sure you have good posture-- sit upright in a chair with proper support. Shifting positions every 15 minutes or so is a good idea. Make sure your desk, keyboard, monitor, etc are in ergonomic positions. For many patients, achieving an ideal body weight improves back pain. I would urge you to also discuss with your doctor-- recommendations might be different if you have scoliosis, etc. ...Read more
See below: It is helpful to try to move first from the hips which are lower than the low back. This may take some practice and work with a physical therapist or a doctor familiar with this technique. The idea is to move your spine last. This is really easy to learn but you must practice. ...Read more
No right: There is no "right" mattress for everyone or no best mattress. In general, I advise patients to choose a mattress that is neither too soft or too firm. Many places now will let you an exchange a mattress after you try it for a month if it doesn't agree with you. ...Read more
Hard to answer:
The cause of nighttime back pain isn't always clear.
injuries such as sprains or fractures
Nocturnal back pain can be a symptom of spinal tumors. It could be a primary tumor, one that originates in the spine, or it could be a metastatic tumor, one that results from cancer that started elsewhere in the body and then spread to the spine.
The cause of nighttime back. ...Read more
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