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Lower Back Pain After Standing For A Long Time
Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more
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
Physiologic and : Structural changes occur during pregnancy that affect the musculoskeletal system, your body secretes a hormone, relaxin, that allows for some ligament laxity to allow for expansion of your birth canal at the pelvis level. As the fetus grows, your center of gravity shifts affecting your posture which places an increased load onto your lower back which can lead to back pain with prolonged standing. ...Read more
Weakness: If your pain is relieved with sitting buut worse when active begin a strenghtening program for your hips and back. If you do not see gradual improvement then you need to have a physician evaluate you. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I get a sharp lower back pain when laying in bed? It then subsides to a dull ache. Same pain when standing for long periods.
Likely muscular: Sounds like muscle pain. In young patients this can indicate conditions such as transitional vertebra or spondylolysis. Other causes include ovarian cysts, disc herniation etc. Majority of folks with symptoms you describe will get better over time (without any specific treatments). Ibuprofen (motrin/advil etc) 400mg every 8 hours for 5-7 days may help. Have you tried a firm mattress? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my right hip after sitting down for awhile, goes away after a few steps I also suffer from lower back pain.
Below: Unable to give answer without an exam and xrays. ...Read more
Orthotics: Check and see if you have flatfeet. Standing on flatfeet for long periods of time can cause the symptoms you have. If you do try an over the counter arch support like spenco. If you have a hard time adapting to them you may require a custom device which a podiatrist would be able to help you with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limit time : Sitting places a 4 times body weight load across your lower back while being in a car causes an additional vibrational stress (cars and human spines vibrate at the same harmonic frequency about 5 hertz). Prolonged positioning also adds increased load. Getting out of a car periodically if it can be done safely can help as can a small lumbar roll support. Also seat adjustments can help. ...Read more
Pain in lower back and upper back leg while sitting, or lying down. Lasts a few days, comes back every few months. what could it be?
After seating for long time or bending leg for a long time, I am having pain in my right leg at the joint, what can be the reason?
Pain in left flank while sitting in chair for a long time. While movement in opposite direction. Short breahness. Just started few days ago. ?
Positional: Few issues. One issue may be a positional issue. Try a different chair or try to not sit for so long. If that fails to resolve the problem could be a musculoskeletal issue or kidney issue. Then it would be time to see your doctor for further evaluation and or testing ...Read more
4 weeks pregnant. Sometimes i get sharp pain on lower right side when turning or sitting for a long time then standing up last. Ectopic signs?
After standing for long time 2 wks ago, have pain in left heel, near inside edge. Hurts to push on it. Worse after walking & then sitting for a while.
Plantar fascitiis: Ice it, perform Achilles' tendon stretches, wear arch supports, take antiinflammatories if not contraindicated. ...Read more
What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?
Is it normal for a 20 year old to experience lower back pain after sitting for a long time? Could it be due to a severe contusion from six months ago?
Hi can anyone tell me why i feel a lower back pain when i weakup from sleep or when i keep standing for long time?
This can be related : To some underlying degeneration of the spine which occurs in all with time that prolonged positioning can lead to some symptoms and with change of position or activity it will feel better or resolve. ...Read more
I have severe lower back pain. I am only a teen and I am active not lazy. It hurts when i sit or stand for a long time. It feels like my tailbone.
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 (spondylolysis) occurs in 5% of the population without any symptoms. If symptoms persist, then see your doc for a more specific evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will shingles last and does it cause lower back pain? Does it make you feel sick all the time too?
Everytime I stand up for a long period of time or walk I start to have lower back pain. What can cause this pain?
Can getting a spinal block cause long term lower back pain?I received one for a c-section and was stuck multiple times.
Prob Not for Long: This condition is very rare but seems to occur more often with c-sections. It's possibly related to some of the skeletal changes that happen with pregnancy combined with the spinal injection. This condition almost always resolves with time. Some pt treatments may go a long way to help resolve your situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 25, been having constant lower back pain for long time. Not over weight. Do exercise from time to time.Lumbar support to give support. What to do?
Muscular likely: You describe a very common and annoying type of low back problem, one that affects millions of people in this country. Female patients, the younger patient should be seen and examined for rheumatologist conditions but on average this is muscular type straining, considering lack o urinary, bowel and midline spine pain. Gentle stretching, cool compresses and tylenol (acetaminophen) and or advil should help resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19 and have been dealing with lower back pain for quite some time now. Long car rides or shopping at the mall is all it takes for it to start hurting. There is a squishy kind of lump on my spine and the left side is firm. Any idea on what this may be
Could be serious: Chronic low back pain in a teenager is always a concern. This could be due to a congenital defect in the spine or inflammation of the spinal soft tissue. A good history and examination along with some simple blood test and x-ray exam should be able to establish diagnosis and plan treatment. You should see your pcp, rheumatologist or sports medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mid and lower back pain pops all the time and pight side hip pain hurts if i sit too long or walk a lot, what could be wrong? Going on months now.
Back Pain: Very common condition due to improper position and chronic strain. Will not go away immediately and slowly start stretching the back with yoga exercises- gentle stretch, avoid soft chair and bed, keep a good posture at all times, ice and get gentle massage when in pain. Firm beds are helpful to wake up pain free in the morning. Swimming is best exercise for back pain. ...Read more
I have lower back pain and legs paining if i stand up or if i sit too long. It feels uncomfortable the pain are at times alotDo i need to see a doctor?
Orthopedic specialis: If these are chronic symptoms your may have issues with your lower spine such as curvature, spondylolisthesis,disc disease or arthritis. It may be as simple as a poor mattress. An orthopedic specialist or a clinic specializing in spinal disorders will evaluate you and order any appropriate xrays or mri. After that treatment options including physical therapy will be offered. ...Read more
21 days late 5 negative hpt and 1 negative blood test, having sore nipples, a lot of discharge clear or pearly white. Tired all the time, feeling full quicker but then hungry not long after. Have moody spells, lower belly cramps, and lower back pain every
Neck pain and shoulder pain after drinking. Lower back pain after standing or sitting for longer than 10mins. Inconsistent stool and bowel movements?
I have a lower back pain after working out and I'm kind of light headed and during my workout my lower back popped a few times what does that mean?
Underlying cause: I am a functional movement specialist. 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 ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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