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Best Sleeping Position For Lower Back Pain
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Lower Back pain and lower abdominal discomfort. What is the cause? I need pillow bet knees when I sleep for back pain. Any good exercise?
Several thoughts: Low back pain is often due to a strain or sprain of muscles and ligaments in the back( as from lifting heavy item) or from a herniated or bulging disc pressing on nerves that leave the spine and travel to the legs. Occasionally pain may radiate to lower abdomen. For good patient information SEE: bit.ly/1v1juFX and bit.ly/1wCMDpb ...Read more
What is the best position to sleep in? I have lower back pain and upper right back and neck pain ?
Yoga!: Often the best exercise for your low back doesn't involve exercising the low back at all. Stretching the back, and strengthening the abdominal and oblique muscles, as well as stretching hamstrings and glutes (buttocks) can really help. Massage (rolling on one or two tennis balls in a sock on a carpeted floor) is good, but in the longer run, yoga is terrific. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: It is individual. Only you can find the most comfortable position for you. ...Read more
Try heat too: Ice is great if you have pain, tenderness, swelling and inflammation but ice will leave you tight and sometimes increase spasms. Follow the ice with heat (15-20 min. Only) and that will help relax the muscles. Otcs like Ibuprofen can also help at times. If symptoms persist, talk to you doc about rx options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?
Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
See below: You want something that promotes good posture. Anything that encourates a curvature of the back just above your hips is fine. I bought a special back support on line but actually a cylinder shaped pillow that i bought at wal-mart works better. They cost about the same, maybe 15 dollars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back and hip pain from sleeping on my stomach, sides, and back. It's an achy burning sensation. Pillow between the knees trick does not work. Suggestions for comfort while sleeping?
What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?
Education/exam: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO8Il3vdxQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6SXiDCMP3E ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the position i sleep in affect my back? I usually awaken with back discomfort? What position is best to prevent back aches?
My lower back pain is only at night changed mattress for better only able sleep on sides when moving frm side 2 side extreme pain unable to sleep on stomach or back stiff upon waking for first few min?
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Wriggling/gyrating/twisting the hips when laying down makes lower right back ache, also from long periods standing !hip or lower back problem?
Left breast pain that feels deep and radiates in the back. when sleeping on back the pain in the upper back shoulder area wakes me up?
What can be cause pain in lower back and abdomen on left side and coccyx pain after sitting for too long?
Don't Assume : Could be one of many things. Most likely it is what is called myofascial/musculoskeletal which should be reassuring. The fact that it hurts with sitting only is reassuring that more sinister issues not likely. However, the abbominal pain is a bit concerning with the back pain. Female issues, bowel issues and renal issues need to be ruled out. Your primary physician would be a good start. ...Read more
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