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I have lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work. What can I do?

I have lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work. What can I do?

Many things: This is difficult as most all of us get back pain from too much standing especially on hard surfaces. Try different types of shoes and do not wear high heels or flip flops. Try to change positions and move more if possible. Stretch your calves, hips and back regularly. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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What will help ease lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work?

What will help ease lower back pain from standing on hard floor at work?

Exercise: Doing stretching exercises and core strengthening exercises will help your back. Also wearing good quality supportive shoes are important as well. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. Wake up hurts really bad. Hard to bend over or arch my back. It takes my breath away at times. Lift work may hurt have it?

Lower back pain. Wake up hurts really bad. Hard to bend over or arch my back. It takes my breath away at times. Lift work may hurt have it?

Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have Ct of spine to R/O herniated disk and if positive referrer you to neurosurgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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I'm working physically very hard after my miscarriage is just over. Having lower back pain. It is worse on right side. Is it any. Infection or work?

I'm working physically very hard after my miscarriage is just over. Having lower back pain. It is worse on right side. Is it any. Infection or work?

Any other symptoms?: Are there any other symptoms aside from back pain that could suggest a urinary tract infection? Fever, chills, burning upon urination, frequency or urgency, thinking you got a lot in your bladder and you only piddle? Anyways, the only way to know FOR SURE would be to get a urine sample tested. See your doctor and they'll help you figure it out. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on either side since a week. Pain is a more when I get up in the morning. And then it lows as I get to routine work daily.

I have lower back pain on either side since a week. Pain is a more when I get up in the morning. And then it lows as I get to routine work daily.

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. It sounds like you might develop some arthritic pain.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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33 male I work alot lift heavy thing I have lower back pain every day when I sitting on the couch it hurts when I wear a vest it hurts what can it be?

Back strain: The most likely cause would be a strain of your low back muscles due to over use. Other possibility would be a herniated disc. Try a heating pad and some stretching. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain just pressing on my back brings pain is this sciatica? Heat and cold therapy doesn't always work.

I have lower back pain just pressing on my back brings pain is this sciatica? Heat and cold therapy doesn't always work.

Muscle Spasm: Trigger points are bands of taut muscle areas that hurt when pressed upon and radiate to other areas than just the painful spot that is pressed upon. Most times stretching and massage of that area relieves these spots, however sometime they continue and need to be addressed by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain that pulses when I breath in deeply, ecpecially when laying on my back. I work all days exept weekends, weekends it hurts most?

I have lower back pain that pulses when I breath in deeply, ecpecially when laying on my back. I work all days exept weekends, weekends it hurts most?

Back pain: Pulsating back pain can be a sign of an aortic aneurysm which would be unlikely in your age group. Nevertheless I recommend that your physician examine you to diagnose the problem with your back especially seeing that your symptoms are more noticeable while lying on your back and seems more common when you're not working. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower back pain after being on my feet at work all day?

Mechanics: Low back pain after standing all day could also be a sign of mild degenerative changes to the lumbar spine. Poor posture and jobs that require excessive lifting can also predispose you to muscle fatigue and injury. It is important to avoid high heeled shoes and have adequate arch supports to decreased stress on the lower back. Be sure to visit your md if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Ok I 33 male work construction I have lower back pain like 4days a week I have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj I think I don't want surgery?

Ok I 33 male work construction I have lower back pain like 4days a week I have really bad pain in back my cause by tmj I think I don't want surgery?

Need xrays: See a doctor. You probably need spine xrays. Surgery is a dramatic treatment. You need an evaluation to start with. Could just be the result of the work you do. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain from constant bending and twisting at work. Only thing that helps is rent. Is this likely a strain/sprain?

If the pain: Is localized to low back and you have no other symptoms, most likely cause is muscle strain. If you continue your bending and twisting without strengthening your back muscles, you can get more serious problems. Ask your doctor or physical therapist for suggestions, and your employer for work modification. ...Read more

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Hi there, I'm a 39 yr old female. I have a small swollen (hard) Lymph node in my right groin area. I have lower back pain and pain in my right hip.?

Hi there, I'm a 39 yr old female. I have a small swollen (hard) Lymph node in my right groin area. I have lower back pain and pain in my right hip.?

Needs medical exam: You should see either your primary doctor or your OB/GYN as soon as possible and have that evaluated. It's possible that it may be nothing more than a rogue urinary tract infection. But the hard and swollen lymph node needs to be evaluated by medical personnel (doctor preferably) sooner rather than later. Cheers! ...Read more

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I poop like once or twice a week It's been like this my whole life, but I always have lower back pain? I try fiber and stool softener nothing works.

I poop like once or twice a week It's been like this my whole life, but I always have lower back pain? I try fiber and stool softener nothing works.

Nerve pain: Your pain with a bowel movement is the stool putting pressure on your bowel in the area before the end that has nerve compression with referral of pain to your back. Referred pain with bowel movements is not uncommon as long as the patient has had it for a long time and the discomfort is not changing over time. It is difficult to make this go away except for with time. ...Read more

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What would cause severe lower back pain & work it's way up?

What would cause severe lower back pain & work it's way up?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. If the pain goes up, it might be a refer pain.
If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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How should I choose a proper chair for work to reduce lower back pain?

See below: Choose a chair that promoes proper posture with support of your lower back, hips and legs. ...Read more

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Dr. Had give me rapidus 50 for my lower back pain. What is it? How does it work?

Dr. Had give me rapidus 50 for my lower back pain. What is it? How does it work?

NSAIDS: Rapidus is diclefenac, a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is used to treat many conditions, including painful conditions. ...Read more

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I've been having lower back pain that when I bend down sometimes is hard to stand up. What can I do to calm my pain?

Two problems: First is difficulty getting straight after bending down. Second is pain. This can be troublesome. Back pain with sitting can be due to a number of things, one being a disc herniation. Specific strengthening/ strengthening and nsaids can be beneficial. A physical exam by a dr., +/- xray, +/- MRI will likely provide the answer. The many possibilities, some being internal, are reasons to see the dr. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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