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What Causes Back Pain That Only Hurts When I Stand
Sharp back pain below bra strap on left side. Started today in the a.M. Lasted a few minutes and went away. Concerned cause it hurts again. Causes?
Sharp pain: Most sharp stabbing pains could me due to muscle spasms. Try heat and any otc ointment like bengay. If the pain does not resolve within a week, see a physician. ...Read more
I was wondering what are some causes and solutions for back pain? A couple of hours i started to get painful back spasms in my middle back an inch or so left from my spin. At the time i was justbsitting comfortably, and i had not done anything to hurt it
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... I recommend you try stretching exercise, massage and heat pads first. You also can try Ibuprofen over the counter as needed. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back spasms: The most common cause of low back pain in a young person is back strain or spasms. There are a large number of big muscles in the back that can be strained by activities. These respond with spasms that can be extremely painful. The usual treatments include physical therapy, heat, mild massage. If there is radiating pain, (pain that "shoots" into a leg), you may need further work-up by your pcp. ...Read more
If i had back pain caused from my right leg being longer than my left would it hurt on the right side of my back or my left?
I' ve seen both: It depends on the ways your body is compensating with the leg length discrepancy along with the strength and flexibility of the muscles involved. I've seen both scenarios (pain in longer or shorter leg). The main thing is to get shoe adjustment if the difference is significant. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
After work at 7 pm, I had back pain that spread all over, even dwn legs. Was so painful it hurt to lie dwn. What would cause pain that quickly?
Many Causes: Back pain can come on suddenly and be very severe. It may start for no reason at all. Some physicians believe it is due to a small tear in the disc although this is not proven. The best thing to do is stay down, use heat and take pain relievers if necessary. If the pain does not resolve in 2-3 days, see your doctor or a chiropractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back pain when sitting or standing for too long. Hurts at first when laying down, but then feels better. 20 yr old female - never given birth. Causes?
Low back strain: Likely you have strained the muscles of your low back while engaging in activities of lifting and twisting and such for day to day activities. The most common cause of which is due to weak core muscles and poor lifting and body mechanics. Doing core exercises like yoga and pilates will help this also no heavy lifting and if persists see your dr. ...Read more
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