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What Is The Recommended Sleeping Position When You Have Lower Back Pain
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
Depends: It is individual. Only you can find the most comfortable position for you. ...Read more
Does the position i sleep in affect my back? I usually awaken with back discomfort? What position is best to prevent back aches?
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower Back pain and lower abdominal discomfort. What is the cause? I need pillow bet knees when I sleep for back pain. Any good exercise?
Several thoughts: Low back pain is often due to a strain or sprain of muscles and ligaments in the back( as from lifting heavy item) or from a herniated or bulging disc pressing on nerves that leave the spine and travel to the legs. Occasionally pain may radiate to lower abdomen. For good patient information SEE: bit.ly/1v1juFX and bit.ly/1wCMDpb ...Read more
When walking or certain bending positions i get a discomfort in right lower abdomen just in from the hip, what is this?
Pain: There are many reasons for back pain: arthritis, strain, herniated disk, kidney infection or stone, sciatica among many others. Abdominal pain can be caused by hernia, obstruction, bowel inflammation, etc. See physician for evaluation. Your pain could be related or different, but you need to be seen by doctor. ...Read more
When you tuck in bed ready to sleep. Sometimes, I have lower back pain as i lay in bed. What isconsidered the best position to sleep?
Depends: The best position is what your body tells you it likes. Also it changes over the entire night. ...Read more
Back pain: Pillow under low back helps.Get a more detailed answer ›
Buttocks pain: It sounds mechanical. Buttocks pain usually starts in the lumbar spine when it is on both sides. Ask you doctor to check your back. ...Read more
What is the best position to sleep in when u have degenerative disc in the lower back. And does it gets better over time?
Leg Pain: Exercise may be the answer to stopping your leg pain depending of the cause. Unfortunately "shooting pain down the back of the leg" does not give the diagnosis just the area of pain. Hard to comment of exercise without knowing the cause. Did you have an injury (hamstring), is there tingling and numbness with weakness (nerve problem), is it a hip problems? ...Read more
I have pain under my right ribs when i lean over for too long. The pain only occurs while in this position. What could be causing this?
Musculoskeletal: Rib cage pain may be related to trauma or sprain. Intercostal muscles and ligaments attached to ribs can be injured. Inflammation can occur at costochondral junctions near sternum. Ribs can be fractured. Gall bladder disease unlikely most of time not affected by positioning. If pain continues should consult physician, possible imaging etc. ...Read more
What supplement helps with a compressed nerve in my lower back muscle that is causing radiating thigh pain when pressure is applied or when getting up?
What is the best position to sleep in? I have lower back pain and upper right back and neck pain ?
Depends: All depends on the associated symptoms. It will be better to adress this with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
Impossible to say: The most likely reason would be alcohol-induced gastritis, or inflammation of the stomach. While this usually produces upper abdominal pain, it can affect the lower abdomen. Pancreatitis is also possible, although this is usually also upper abdominal, back or shoulder pain. If this happens frequently, you are drinking too much and need to cut down or stop. Get help if you need it - talk to your md. ...Read more
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