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Back Pain When Sit Up
Have lower back pain when lying down & butt hurts when walking. Pain eases when I lie down and lift up my feet up.
LBA under 30: I assume there is no radiation so this points to localized lesions in a "youngster." See your doctor for an x-ray -most likely spondylolisthesis-a developmental instability in the 4th or 5th lumbar vertebra. Less likely is arthritis from old injury or a birth defect. Even less likely in NZ is discitis from a dirty needle. Poor posture is usually to minor to write about. Check 4 ankylosing spondy ...Read more
Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?
I get pain near lower back and upper buttocks while standing up after seating. No pain while walking etc... Just pain when i stand up.
Sacrum pain?: If you put your hands on your hips, and touch your thumbs together, if the pain is below that it may be from sacroiliitis. This is a connection between the pelvic bones and the lower spine. It has to tighten when you go from sitting to standing. Stretching, massage, and over the counter medications like ibuprofen, can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?
Yes: Herniated disks that are cause of sciatica pain typically get worse with sitting, bending at the waist, and definitely worse with bending/twisting and raising a heavy object. Try avoiding these positions/activities initially. Typically most herniated disk pain improves on its own by 3-6 weeks. If still bothering you then i recommend seeing your doctor for further imaging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: There are a lot of complicated fluid shifts with head down/head up exercises. However this sounds a bit unusual. More commonly people feel pain when going upside down. If the symptom is bothersome you should get a medical evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
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 ?
Severe lower back pain. Goes from left side of back, down to left buttock. Hurts to sit, when lying down can't get back up. ?
Pain on right back when bending down to the right like when I want to pick something and back pain when bending my neck backward plus leg pain..
Sacroiliitis: Likely inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. This a joint between the sacrum and the ilium. The joints are located bilaterally where the small dimples in the low back are located. Pain in this joint is made worse by rising from a seated position, rolling onto the affected side while in bed, and taking a step up on the affected side. Apply ice at night in addition to anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more
Knee grinds when laying on my back when lifting it up to stretch.It hurts going down stairs.Locks up going up stairs once in awhile.What is happening?
Evaluation needed: The uncomfortable grinding and especially the locking may be signs of cartilage damage within the knee joint. Suggest you seek evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and possible treatment. It may just be wear and tear but with locking you may have a cartilage tear. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Burning & pulling sensation in lower back when bending over and sitting back up. Also hurts when sitting up straight for a few mins.What could this be?
Rib and back pain. Hurts worse when I sit or lay down. Threw up the night before. What should I do?
Pain stronger when i get up after lieing down or sitting down. Radiates from right hip down my right leg to my feet. Walking reduces pain. ?
Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms could represent impingement of a nerve supplying the leg. You deserve a careful evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon; after examining you, the doctor would decide if imaging of the spine or hip might be warranted, and what therapy you might require. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m having a back knee pain and gets worse when i stand n walk. The pain goes from left lower back to thigh n down to back knee!
There's this back pain in my lower back, it doesn't hurt when I bend down but after I come back up is when it hurts worse and at night when laying.
Back pain: You are describing mechanical low back pain due to instability. It may be due to a fracture if the pars interarticularis, laxity of the facet joints, or a tear in the annulus of the disc. An MRI of the lumbar spine and an evaluation with a neurosurgeon would give you answers to what is causing the low back pain. ...Read more
Can anyone give me more information on Lordosis please, I have tremendous lower back pain when I sit up.
Lordosis is an: anatomical definition pertaining 2 spine. Ur thoracic spine has a curve prominent in the posterior aspect of the spine. Everyone has a lordotic curve @ the thoracic spine, some more pronounced than others. It & of itself is not a cause of back pain. Image is 1 of a lordosis. The protruding bones on the left R the spinous processes, Ur lungs & abdomen would B in front of the vertebral bodies 2 righ ...Read more
Variable: Usually with ears over shoulders, shoulders over hips straight line. And find the comfortable position. Keep feet solid on ground too. ...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 problem in back i suddenly feels back pain and fall down/sit down automatically.How i sit i don't know .Please guide me what to do ?
No strainn: NO BENDING OR CARRY HEAVY ITEMS IN ORDER TO GET GWALTHY ...Read more
Check posture: Most sitting problems are due to posture - look at someone on the computer or driving a car - most are slouching! use an ergonomic chair or lumbar support whenever sitting at home, at work or in the car. ...Read more
Poor Positions: Sitting in front of a laptop can cause lower back pain, especially if you're hunched over or your legs are flexed at the his greater than 90 degrees. Make sure when working in front of a computer for extended periods of time, the computer is not on your lap and that you are sitting in a chair, not on the floor or couch. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr.When u sit on sofa or chair for longer than half hour so back pain is started is that normal ?
I have had back pain for the past three days and it hurts to move, lay down, or sit.. is this normal?
Muscle Sprain: How did it start? Do not do any activity that makes your pain worse. Try OTC pain meds, ice or heating pad. If it does not get better in few days then needs to be evaluated. If you have tingling or numbness or weakness then it nedds urgent attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a back pain, I do however sit allot behind the computer. Is it because of that or could be other factors?
Back pain: Frequent sitting can certainly contribute to back pain, either from relative deconditioning or from poor posture or both. You may be able to help yourself with frequent position changes, ergonomic improvements to your workspace, and also with conservative measures such as core strengthening and range of motion. If symptoms persist or worsen, see a physician. ...Read more
I am a CNA. I have been having lower right back pain. The pain triggers when I lift, sit down, and look down towards the ground.
Mechanical pain: Is the commonest cause of low back pain and is offend movement related and settles with rest - and is difficult to treat as one has to keep one's self moving. However at a young age with low back pain particularly if not injury related then needs to be checked by dr and tests run for other possibilities including urine infection, referred pain from abdominal problem, or even ankylosing spondyl ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sciatica/back pain occasionally. If I sit down too much it gets worse. Whats the best way to avoid this from happening too much?
Start simple: Sciatic/back pain has many possible causes. The most common is musle/joint related. So, it is good to stretch your back gently and exercise your back muscles every day. When you are in the midst of a particularly bad attack, consider a hot bath/jacuzzi and massage therapy. If this doesn't help, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get back pain.I exercise,stretch,eat well and don't sit for too long in a day.It's not severe but moderate.Is there anything I can do?Thank you!
Neck and back pain all the day whether i sit or lie on bed .Feel better only first half an hour of morning. Get worse on writing , & tv, comp, ipad.
Improper posture: You are straining your back and neck due to bad posture while using your gagdets. Make sure you maintain a good posture while working.. Begin your day with streching exercises. Accomodations like using an ergonomic key board , work station and adjusting the height of your chair and desk will make a significant difference .Take frequent short breaks for stretching and relaxation exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't have back pain but have a single vertebra that hurts when pressed like when i sit down with a hard backrest or when lying down. Why is that?
Back pain: It's still back pain whether it is localized or generalized. It's hard to tell why it hurts as not enough information was provided. A thorough history and exam is needed to start. Perhaps you will need an xray unless the doc is able to pinpoint the problem after an office visit. ...Read more
I have a slight back pain today after doing some sit ups yesterday, did the sit ups cause this? Should I be worried?
Severe back pain when trying to get up or sit down its ok while im standing but if i try to straighten all the way it hurts bad?
Up Down Back Pain: Does your back feel better when you are leaning forward? Is it bad when you turn from side to side at your waist? Do you tasks like sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, doing laundry, loading dishwasher aggravate your back? If so, sounds like your facet joints are being attacked. Good thing is that they can be treated conservatively with non- narcotic medications & other interventions. ...Read more
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