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Whenever i stand up after even short periods of sitting or lying down.I find it hard to stand up straight and can only stand straight after i walk?
Doubtful: Dequervain's is tendonitis of first dorsal extensor compartment of the radial dorsal wrist. Can cause swelling in the area but should not cause appearance of crooked wrist. Primary symptom is pain over the area with ulnar deviation and traction on the thumb. Use of the thumb in grasp and pinching will cause pain. Seek care with hand surgeon, usually responds to steroid injection ...Read more
My lower back feels strained after I bend over, stand, run, sit for long periods of time, hurts when I lie straight on my back. 2+yr-old issue. Help!
See a doctor.: You should be examined by your doctor to try to determine the cause and make sure your exam is normal and there is no evidence of any neurological problem. You may need an MRI or other radiologic study. If there is no structural problem found, you may benefit from physical therapy. ...Read more
Hurt [email protected] 9/12,still can't stand straight up/fully bend over,lift arms above head,hurts/pulls mid bk when lowering head,severe pain.Can ER help?
If i bend down i can't straighten my back and suddnly my shoulder's are hunched forword, i used to sit straight.. Why is that?
Back has been hurting for days. Today I can hardly walk or stand up straight. Lower back hurts. Only stops when sitting at an angle. Whats wrong?
Sounds like spams: If you don't have numbness, weakness, or bowel or bladder trouble then it should get better with time. Ice every 2 hours and taking ibuprofen and or naprosyn (naproxen) can help. If not better after a week seek a doctor to assess your situation. Try to walk as much as you can and avoid sitting as it can be hard on a sore back,. ...Read more
Facet: Many reasons for back pain, and diagnosing facet pain is not that easy, but as a kind of a rule, pain with bending forwards tends to imply the "disc" being a source, whereas pain bending backwards tends to come from the facets, or joints that connect the spine. This rule can vary quite a bit however, so see a physiatrist. ...Read more
When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.
Back sprain: The pain on straight leg raising is indicative of either ligament tears and laxity in the lumbar spine or sacroiliac problems with weak ligaments . It might also involve an inflammation of a lumbar disc and nerve root irritation. Visit www.Proloshot .Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a doctor who does prolotherapy as the ideal treatment to rectify this problem. ...Read more
Tendons. : You have several tendons in your feet that connect to your toes, and when you stretch, you tense muscles in your leg. This likely tugs on those tendons and pull your toes down. If you're concerned or experiencing pain, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Nerve compression: This is a somewhat unusual complaint, but pain associated with knee flexion (in particular, radiating leg pain), may be a sign of a pinched/irritated lumbar nerve (also frequently called sciatica). If the symptoms are persistent/debilitating, i would certainly recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best right knee brace for hiking?After a long hike swinging my leg forward hurts. Sitting Indian style hurts but straight bend is ok.
I just bent over and got a sudden sharp pain in my lower spine, could now not stand back up straight. Laying or standing still fine, moving hurting
Probably fine...: If you didn't get any numbness or tingling in the lower extremities you're probably ok. Either pulled a tight muscle and created spasms or tore a ligament in the spine. Sounds bad but it is usually something benign, a partial tear that heals perfectly fine on its own. Warm compresses. Gentle massage. Give it 1-3 days. Make sure to try to keep it moving. ...Read more
Lower back hurts.when i stand too long or if i bend back. Pain goes down my left leg to my foot. For about a year now. Cant stand straight ?
Back & Leg Pain: Hello. What type of treatment have you had thus far? Any physical therapy, chiropractic, medications? Any stumbles or falls? Any family history of back issues-like spinal stenosis (narrowing around nerves or spinal cord)? X-rays would tell if you have abnormal shift of your spine when you extend it. MRI study would help tell if your discs are involved with irritating nerves in your left leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer