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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?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

Pain in the back when standing or walking or both can often be caused by arthritic joints in the back called facet joints.
Other causes are a condition called spinal stenosis and sometimes the sacroiliac joint can cause pain with standing and walking. Pain from the discs is usually (but not always) more prominent with sitting than with standing or walking. A physiatrist (back specialist) can help.

In brief: See below

Pain in the back when standing or walking or both can often be caused by arthritic joints in the back called facet joints.
Other causes are a condition called spinal stenosis and sometimes the sacroiliac joint can cause pain with standing and walking. Pain from the discs is usually (but not always) more prominent with sitting than with standing or walking. A physiatrist (back specialist) can help.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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