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Is there a place where I can get help with chronic back pain and anxiety?

Is there a place where I can get help with chronic back pain and anxiety?

Depending on: Where you are, there are pain clinics that can help you. Ask your doctor for a referral. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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What is this back pain I get when sitting at work all day?

What is this back pain I get when sitting at work all day?

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

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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 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.

Common back pain: Musculoskeletal back pain is most commonly worse sitting or lying down. It is also common to wake up stiff. This should resolve with conservative measures of stretching, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories. See your doctor for this. ...Read more

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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..

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

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How do I get rid of my severe back pain from sitting in lectures too much?

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

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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?

The high WBC: Should not cause the back pain but it's the other way around. Hope u learn from these tips. Take care! Http://symptoms. Rightdiagnosis. Com/cosymptoms/amenorrhea/pelvic-pain. Htm. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-living/adult-health/multimedia/back-pain/sls-20076265. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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

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How can I get relief from my back pain?

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

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How can I get some relief from back pain?

How can I get some relief from back pain?

Diagnosis: Since back can be due to a variety of causes you should be examined by an orthopaedic doctor who may order x-rays or an mri. Proper treatment depend on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why can sitting slouchy lead to back pain?

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

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How can a person get relief from back pain?

Rest: Depend what cause your back pain
exercise and stretching could create some relief
a visit to a chiropractor could help you find the problem and get the relief
medication over the counter like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) could help as well. ...Read more

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Can sitting for a long time cause back pain?

Can sitting for a long time cause back pain?

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

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I need to find a dr to get help with back pain?

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

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Is it uncommon to get back pain when you're 18?

Yes, but....: It depends on your activity level. Certainly a low back strain from lifting or other heavy work is possible at any age. ...Read more

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Frequent back pain. What can I do to get better?

Frequent back pain. What can I do to get better?

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

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Would it be unusual for teenagers to get back pain?

Would it be unusual for teenagers to get back pain?

Back pain& teens: Yes teens vna get back pian and sometimes is benign. If it has been ongoing for a while se eur doctor. Back pain cna be due 2 spine issues/muscle pulls, kidney problems, gll baldder problems, injuries, etc. ...Read more

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I have back pain when I first get up in the morning?

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

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Back pain due to long hour sitting...Any solution on this?

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

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How do I get up from a bent-over position if I have back pain?

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

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Iam suffering from back pain what mattress can I prefer to get relief. ..?

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

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I need help. I get back pain in my left side. And it gets worse when I lie down.?

Hard to answer: The cause of nighttime back pain isn't always clear.
Disc degeneration
injuries such as sprains or fractures
kidney stones.
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

Dr. Qamar Khan
3,456 Doctors shared insights

Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more