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I'm suffering from lower back stiffness every morning when I wake up?

I'm suffering from lower back stiffness every morning when I wake up?

Sleep : Extra pillow under lower back while laying on your back, and as bonus, maybe pleasant theme on ceiling above your head. ...Read more

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I have neck arthritus, when I wake up in the morning I have lower back stiffness what to do?

I have neck arthritus, when I wake up in the morning I have lower back  stiffness what to do?

Have it evaluated: You have the issues evaluated and treated. See your own doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Lower back pain and stiffness, fatigue early mornings and around 3pm everyday. Get 6-8 hours of sleep. Also dizziness which last 2 minutes.

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

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What are causes of lower back stiffness?

What are causes of lower back stiffness?

Lower back: Possibilities are stiffness from poor posture or uncomfortable mattress, arthritis depending on age, restless sleep, and occationally from inactivity during the day. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See a doctor: Back pain is an incredibly frequent complaint which requires detailed exam to try to diagnose. It may be inflammatory, musculoskeletal, spinal or referred pain from other sites, among other possibilities. See your pcp and hope your are better soon. ...Read more

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What are treatments for lower back stiffness?

What are treatments for lower back stiffness?

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 more

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Stiffness upon standing on right side pain in lower back ?

Back Pain: This is either an inflammatory joint or muscle spasm. It is usually made worse with prolonged postures and eases up with activity. I would recommend you see your physician to receive a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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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 more

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What can cause lower back stiffness?

What can cause lower back stiffness?

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 more

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What tests are needed to fix lower back stiffness?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Lower back stiffness?

See below : Low back stiffness implies a loss in the normal range of motion of the lumbar spine. This loss of motion can be acute, as can happen with a back Injury that leads to spasm; or it can be chronic as can occur in a patient with osteoarthritis in the lumbar spine. ...Read more

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What can I use to relieve my lower back stiffness?

Stretch & ezercise: For most, simple stretching and exercise auffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprophen or naproxen. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from lower back stiffness. What can I take?

I'm suffering from lower back stiffness. What can I take?

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

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What should I do for major lower back stiffness after biking?

What should I do for major lower back stiffness after biking?

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 more

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What coudl cause lower back stiffness and pain for over a year?

Still: Many causes. You may need to see a neurologist or neuromuscular specialist. ...Read more

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What is leading to lower back stiffness and pain for over a year?

See your Dr.: There are many causes of back pain. The most common is muscle strain. If this has been going on for over a year, you need to check that there is no spinal pathology such as a herniated disc or narrowing from lumbar stenosis. Your doctor may get an MRI of the spine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower back stiffness it's painful when I get up from the chair. What can I do myself?

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 more

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