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After i woke up yesterday, suddenly i had really horrible backpain. I was perfectly normal till yesterday. What could it mean?
It help because: You adjusted the position to the most comftable one. ...Read more
Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc herniation which may cause pain without sciatica. Stress fracture occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting random backpains. I am 31y male 5'10'' and weigh 220 lbs. I just want to understand if this could mean any slipdisks. ?
Unlikely: Although slipped are commonly mentioned, thisis not a common couase of back pain. We always have to consider this but musch back pain is muscular. Getting a training program with extensor (bending backwards type of exercises) and flexor (bending forward type pf exercises) can improve the muscle tone and offer you protection. There are many types of backaches and more definition - clarify. ...Read more
Pray for a miracle: You need to be realistic and i need to know more information as to how this pain started & any other symptoms, your history related to any prior back issues and your underlying health status as well as overall physical condition. Most back pains of an acute nature are self limiting. Try some activity restriction & otc medication. If the pain is that severe, you should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Yes : Assuming it is not from a tumor, infection or referred from another body system like a kidney stone most back problems can be managed by lifestyle changes like no smoking, controlling weight & by regular exercise. One can start with over the counter medication, activity modification/physical therapy and if no improvement, get an evaluation for a more guided treatment program. ...Read more
I have terrible lower backpain when getting up from bed an when leaning over or lifting light things etc what causes it?
Please see your PCP: "terrible" raises a red flag. This is best discussed with a provider asap. Most back pain is "mechanical" and not a huge problem-but you used the term "terrible", and though we men are wimps, it does worry me a bit. May i suggest a D.O. Who is trained in this area? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Individual Program: Before engaging in exercises for back pain a full evaluation by physical therapy is in order. This will take into account your natural posture and your particular occupation and activities. A supervised exercise program should follow. Be cautious o the popular video exercises like wii. ...Read more
Never normal: Back pain is never normal but it is fairly common. Important to keep a diary of pain location and whether or not it travels anyware such as to your legs and how far down the legs. Also pay attention to things that can set it off as avoidance and lifestyle changes can go a long way. Make sure you are not having any weakness or bowel or bladder changes as well. Get eval from pcp and try pt. ...Read more
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