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Lower back pain caused by walking or standing relieved by bending forward, lying down or sitting. Male in 20s.

Lower back pain caused by walking or standing relieved by bending forward, lying down or sitting. Male in 20s.

SomeSlackInTheBack: You're a little young, but that 'better by bending forward or sitting' may indicate a problem in the spinal area that needs attention. Not like immediately but soon. so make an appointment to be examined. Most likely it will be something minor; age is in your favor. Some stretching, home exercises and conditioning will help. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin too. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

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


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I have a lot. Of lower back pain within the hip area as well by standing walking to much , what is this caused from?

I have a lot. Of lower back pain within the hip area as well by standing walking to much , what is this caused from?

Many causes: Pain in this area can be from a variety of sources. If it persists past 6 weeks you should have an mri. As long as there is no concern for fracture, infection or tumor, treatment is usually conservative and should start with a good physical therapist. More invasive options like injections or surgery if conservative options fail. ...Read more

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Everytime I stand up for a long period of time or walk I start to have lower back pain. What can cause this pain?

Everytime I stand up for a long period of time or walk I start to have lower back pain. What can cause this pain?

Many reasons: It could be from disk degeneration, poor posture, poor flexibility and muscle spasm, excess weight, or multiple other causes. Conditioning and flexibility exercises with good weight maintenance is important to help your back. ...Read more

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Every year just before winter I have had lower back pain, goes after one or two weeks. Forward or backward leaning causes sore pain. No issues walking?

Every year just before winter I have had lower back pain, goes after one or two weeks. Forward or backward leaning causes sore pain. No issues walking?

Back pain: Just before winter that reoccurs every year is common in areas that have deciduous trees. I've learned to pay the neighbors kid to rake the leaves . No longer have the back pain but my wallet has become thinner. ...Read more

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Having serve lower back pain with muscle spasms and trouble walking also when I breath it causes more pain. What could it be and what should I do?

Disc herniation: There are many possibilities, and I would not hesitate to be seen, but one of the more common things that can cause symptoms like you are describing is a herniation of a disc. The discs are cushions between the vertebrae and they can sometimes herniate and cause severe pain and spasm. This pain can be worse with deep breathing, coughing, or anything that increase the pressure in the spinal cana ...Read more

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I have a large dent in my lower right leg and it hurts to walk and causing my foot to swell. Also lower back pain but no dent in lower left leg.

I have a large dent in my lower right leg and it hurts to walk and causing my foot to swell. Also lower back pain but no dent in lower left leg.

Please explain DENT: I'm not getting the visual on what you mean by "dent" unless you are swollen up and down your leg with one area being concave "down" for lack of a better description due to the amount of swelling or fluid retention happening. I wouldn't be so sure that the "dent" is causing the foot to swell as much as whatever's causing the leg to swell (resulting in the denting) is also causing the foot to swell. ...Read more

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Lower back pain can hardly walk stand. Or.Even.Lay down.

Back pain: This is likely to be due to a back strain, muscle spasm, bulge or disc herniation. Conservative therapy with massage, analgesic medication, muscle relaxers, and physical therapy should be done. I suggest medical evaluation and lumbar x rays. If pain persists despite therapy, then MRI should be considered. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more