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Lower Back Tightness Causes
I have lower back tightness; however a nagging, slight burning pain the causes extreme discomfort in my hip, to the front of my leg (thigh). Not the?
Both back and: Hip problems could be giving you these symptoms. You will need to be evaluated, examined and probably x-rayed to determine the cause and recommend a treatment plan. Make an appointment with your primary health care provider as a start. ...Read more
What would cause tight hamstrings, painful flutes and lower back when bending? Not from a physical activity.
These symptoms sou--:
Nd typical of inactivity for a long time. You need to start moving and do some bending/extending of the back/ /hips/knees. Start slow ; gradually build up the reps/frequency, so to develop muscles ; get them loose (limbered) so when you do these activities, they are not so painful or tight.
Muscle relaxers may also help, but I believe the exercises to stretch ; strengthen will help more.
Good luck. ...Read more
You look young: And that usually means a strain of muscles and ribs in the chest and spine muscle in the back. The chest could be asthma or unlikely a heart issue. Lung functions and a possible "regular" stress test can also help, but seeing your dr will help sort this out. Physical therapy and yoga will likely help both. ...Read more
If you had surgery to the lower back and the doctor accidentally cut your gluteal nerve with that cause the glue to get tight or just to be weak?
Very rare outcome: If this did occur, and I have never heard of this complication in my entire career, you would experience weakness of buttock muscles with difficulty extending your leg at hip. ...Read more
Lower back pain. Also pain above my butt cheeks (pelvis either side) could tight muscles cause these? If so, which and how to fix?
Stretch: Get someone show you how to do it. ...Read more
Strain: Your low back muscles can get irritated even with regular activity. NSAID and rest. Warm compress. If no improvement get checked. ...Read more
I am getting a tight, tingling pull in my lower back every time I stoop or bend down, should I check this out? 23yrs, female
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more
Already over weight been on ft for 5 strait hours. When you lay down ft throb intense lower back feels so tight what's the best way to relax body fasts?
Tough: To say. Everyone is different. I prefer a hot shower to relax. A hot tub would be ideal. Some people like a cup of green tea. Whatever allows you to relax body and mind would work best. Medicine definitely not the answer ...Read more
Back tightness: At your age I doubt that arthritis is the cause. Muscular tightness may be due to poor mattress, poor posture sitting or walking, weak abdominal wall muscles, chronic low back strain, improper exercises and structural spinal abnormalities or disc disease are less likely possibilities. A physical trainer could instruct you in proper exercises and stretching techniques. See an orthopedic specialist ...Read more
Tight back: Could be various reasons for a tight back. Common one will include a sprain in in the lower back. If the patients do not have any pain and is just a bit tight then some pain relief with paracetamol and brufen should help. This should be allowed by a physiotherapy and some stretching exercises. If not getting better then see a doctor. ...Read more
Recently I've been having alot of tightness in my lower back and pain on the lower right side of my back as well. Makes it hard to bend over?
Low back tightness: If you have a physical job/exercise could be musculoskeletal If not allergic see if Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen help, as well as warm bath. Alternatively could be kidneys and need to check for infection, or could be constipation, or rarely colon issue/pelvic issue. Follow up with doctor/ urgent care this week. ...Read more
Stretch: Long term answer is low back strengthening through therapy and exercises, but if you are currently suffering you should start with rest. Take anti inflammatories, rest at least for 8 hours (sleep) and then perform stretching exercises to help take away your muscle spasms. If this does not help you you may need a short course of muscle relaxants. ...Read more
Hurt my back a yr ago& pain went away until a few months ago. Feels tight pain runs from the upper to lower back. Hard to bend&lift&excercise&carrystuff?
Your symptoms: Sound like muscle spasms, but it could also come from herniated disc. See your doctor for accurate diagnosis and proper treatment, especially because it is a recurrent problem. ...Read more
Depends: First, you need a regular exercise routine. You can try core stabilization exercises like pilates & yoga along with other flexibility routines & cariovascular conditioning as well as proper weight & avoidance of smoking. Good sleep habits on a good mattress helps & maintaining good bone density. If pain persists, get checked. ...Read more
Woke up in excruciating pain of my lower back Mid section only hurts when I move In Certain Ways, Pressure Like Tight Pain.
Does the pain radiate any place?
Is this a first time?
is this a new bed?
what activities did you do the that days?
I had lower back surgery april 9th 2012 and ever since, my entire core spasm all the way around so tight I can't move until it resides. Help!?
Ask your surgeon: At almost 6 months post op you should not be having spasm unless you are a smoker which can effectively negate any positive results of spine surgery. I do not have enough info about what surgery: a revision, a decompression, a disectomy, a fusion, with or without instrumentation, a combination of decompression & fusion, how many levels & approach (s) used. You need to ask your surgeon about this. ...Read more
I have a tight lump on my lower back that I've had for as long as I remember. It is unmovable and sometimes slightly sensitive to touch. Any advice?
Doctor inspection: Have it looked st by a physician. He may want to biopsy if there is a question of its cause. ...Read more
See details: Your are other using incorrect or poor form or trying to lift too much weight, or both. ...Read more
Found a mass near the left of the lower back eight years back it has grown to certain extent. It is causing tightness in left upper quadrant with PGL?
Suffering from anxiety but also feeling a tightness in the right side of my lower back and slight pain in my inner right thigh.
Probably not related: The lower back pain and pain in right inner thigh may simply be muscle strain, but could also be neuropathic pain ("a pinched nerve causing skin sensations"). Regardless, they do not sound worrisome, but the only way to reassure you completely would be to have an exam in person. ...Read more