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Will putting your bed on the floor help with back pain issues?

Will putting your bed on the floor help with back pain issues?

Results may vary: It probably won't hurt to try, but success isn't assured. Firming up the bed probably decreases the curve your spine is asked to conform to while you sleep, which may decrease pain. If this worked for everyone, there wouldn't be dozens of other remedies out there. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Hello, i have been having back pain for about 2 months now. At first i thought it could be my bed but i got a new one and no change. I also slept in a chair and a couch and just flat on the floor. But nothing changed. The pain is more at night. The pain

Hello, 
i have been having back pain for about 2 months now. At first i thought it could be my bed but i got a new one and no change. I also slept in a chair and a couch and just flat on the floor. But nothing changed. The pain is more at night. The pain

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Disc issues/frequent back pain. Need new bed, most say firm is best, but they hurt. Too soft can be bad too. Best type of support for sensitive back?

Disc issues/frequent back pain. Need new bed, most say firm is best, but they hurt. Too soft can be bad too. Best type of support for sensitive back?

Both!`: A firm boxspring/matress with a top "layer " of gel will soften the places where bone pressure occurs but keep your back "alligned" well Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Unable to lift or turn in bed, back pain?

Unable to lift or turn in bed, back pain?

Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain: arthritis, strain, herniated disk, kidney infection or stone, sciatica among many others. See physician for evaluation. , . ...Read more

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Please describe a good bed to relieve back pain?

Bed for back pain: A firm mattress is desirable, but more importantly it is the position in which you sleep. Pillow position is also important. Using more than one pillow with you neck flexed all the time can lead to cervical disc degeneration.. Watching tv while in bed, reading with the neck flexed are some more causes for neck pain. Sleeping on the tummy can increase facet joint related pain. ...Read more

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Can a bed be too hard that it worsens back pain?

For some people: It depends on the person and the bed. Different people need different firmness in a matress. ...Read more

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What is a good, recommended bed to relieve back pain?

What is a good, recommended bed to relieve back pain?

Depends: No specific bed has been shown to be helpful. Different people prefer different beds so try a bunch out and see what's most comfortable for you. If your bed is too old though it may be time to replace it. ...Read more

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What is a suggested spring bed for people with back pain?

What is a suggested spring bed for people with back pain?

Moderately firm bed: There is no one particular bed but the mattress should be moderateky firm and rotated periodically and even then they wear out over time depending on your weight and the mattress quality. A baffle chambered heated water bed is an option ...Read more

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Should I just lie in bed and avoid exercise if I am having extra back pain?

Should I just lie in bed and avoid exercise if I am having extra back pain?

No: Lying in bed can worsen back pain because muscles will atrophy (weaken) if not used. Strong back muscles (through a regular strengthening program) is one of the keys to alleviating back pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (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