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Stiff Lower Back In Morning
Sleep : Extra pillow under lower back while laying on your back, and as bonus, maybe pleasant theme on ceiling above your head. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: You have the issues evaluated and treated. See your own doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
What causes bad back pain and stiffness in the morning? I have even got a new memory foam mattress and there is no change. Mid and lower back pain.
See doctor : Most likely musculoligamentouss and a good back excercise/stretching program will help,but you should see an orthopedist to be examined and get at least x-rays to rule out other causes ...Read more
Lower back pain and stiffness, fatigue early mornings and around 3pm everyday. Get 6-8 hours of sleep. Also dizziness which last 2 minutes.
Many possiblities: It may be related to the hysterectomy. However, there are many other potential diagnoses including an inflammatory arthritis, fibromyalgia, anemia of unknown cause, amongst others. You should consult with your physician. Further clinical evaluation and testing may be indicated. ...Read more
I have a pain in my lower back for 3 weeks, no injuries, it comes and goes with little constant stiffness. What could be the problem?
A lot!: Lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise (stretching, core stengthening, cardiovascular) at least 3x a week & activity modification. Yoga & pilates are good choices. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every time i lie down, I have pain in my lower back until I am completely straight. Soon after i feel a constant stiffness in my back what should I do?
I've been pretty much inactive. Out in medical leave. Gained some weight. Noticed during walking around in neighborhood. Some stiffness in lower back. Decided yesterday to join gym. As to try and avoid the stiffness. Did a very, very light setting on trea
LOW BACK MUSCLE PAIN: Is very common. Reading your history, not surprising. The low back muscles are commonly ignored when we work out, and over time poorly used. They have been probably extra strained trying to balance your excess weight. Overworked, poorly trained muscles will in time cause you stiffness and pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few things: Sometimes it is related to a sedentary life style with lack of exercise. It can also be a sign of degenerative discs creating an issue. Sometimes, it can be related to the onset of some other issues like ankylosing spondolytis or due to a minor sprain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low back stiffness: Tests do not fix anything. They merely help to possibly pin point the cause after a full evaluation and assessment by your doctor. ...Read more
Stretch ; exercise: For most, simple stretching and exercise suffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprophen or Naproxen if no medical contraindications. Weight control and not smoking play a role as well. Regular exercise is important. ...Read more
Depends on the pain: It depends on how severe the pain is and it's duration. If it is just an ache and short lived and does not stop you, it is ok. Otherwise, try cross training if only doing one type of a exercise and incorporate stretchiing and core muscular workouts as well. Sometimes, otc medication prior to working out or biking may help. If this persists at a level that limits you, then seek evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Still: Many causes. You may need to see a neurologist or neuromuscular specialist. ...Read more
I am experiencing lower back stiffness it's painful when I get up from the chair. What can I do myself?
Exercise: You appear to be describing spinal arthritis (spondylosis). I would recommend that you see your pcp for an evaluation to establish the correct diagnosis. If it is spondylosis, then exercises to increase your core and back muscle are essential. Use of an otc or prescription NSAID may also be beneficial. Patches for analgesia, a tens unit, pilates, and yoga exercises may provide relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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