How is body weight related to lower back pain?

Obesity. The spine is designed to carry the body's weight and distribute the loads encountered during rest and activity. When excess weight is carried, the spine is forced to assimilate the burden, which may lead to structural compromise and damage (eg, injury, sciatica). It's true. Being overweight or obese can significantly contribute to symptoms associated with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis (oa) and othe.

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Lower back pain, pain regulating and not fixed at a point, , probably muscular pain, should I quit gyming. Doing only body weight excersices.

Rest. I think that you should allow for a rest period to let you body heal. Continuing to stress a strained muscle will take it much longer to get back to normal. A few days' rest should be fine, unless symptoms have not resolved by then. In that case, you might benefit from imaging of your back. Read more...
See your doctor. see your doctor ,it could be muscular pain or spinal to have test to find the cause. Read more...
Back pain. As long as you are not getting worse with exercise, you may want to consider some daily activity and perhaps adding OTC ibuprofen/alleve. Be sure to increase water. Read more...
Not enough info. How long has the pain been present? It is impossible to answer your question without determining the exact cause of the pain. . Read more...

Coccydynia since 3 years want to do body building, have lower back pain and coccyx tender, male 20.So if I do weight lifting then will it cause damage?

U may not make it- -worse but the pain May inhibit U 2 attain Ur goals. U R young so U should try all conservative measures such as a pillow, NSAIDS if able 2 take them, also a pain clinic can offer injections. If nothing helps if it is really a problem U can't tolerate, U could seek a surgical opinion. Excision can B considered, so seek an orthopedic surgeon who is quite familiar with this proc. Done 20 good/happy. Read more...

I've been having these body shocks throughout my body and lower back pain, what to do?

Need to get checked. Shocks suggest nervous system cause, like a herniated disc or something. Easily evaluated in the doctor's office. Read more...

My friend is trying to lose weight but has severe lower back pain. What are his options?

See below. Losing weight may improve his back pain. Eat healthful meals of lean protein, good fats, fruits & veggies, whole grains; avoid junk food, soft drinks, high glycemic index carbs. Control portion size by using smaller plate & not going back for 2nds. Pool exercises are good for back problems due to low impact on joints/back. Aim for 2 lb/wk weight loss. Read more...
Eliminate allergy fd. Make sure you know what food you are allergic to and eliminate those. Whenever you eat sugar food eat glutamine to compensate, switch your metabolism to burn fat by adding carnitine, supplement thyroid with gta forte it will increase your metabolism, support adrenals and pancreas - it will not matter what you eat just eat to nourish your body. Read more...

I have lordosis and I suffer from lower back pain every night. I also gained weight few years ago.

See PM MD ASAP. Low back pain only at night is a red flag. This could mean something serious is going on. Please see your family md or pain management md asap and get a lumbar x-ray. Assuming nothing more serious, this is likely mechanical low back pain (from loading hte low back all day), and a pain management physician could make a specific diagnosis in many cases after the approriate workup. Read more...

I'm a tall guy and started weight training and I do the 5x5 workout but struggling with deadlifts at 225. Lots of lower back pain... What can I do?

Modify workouts. Dead lifts and squats can put a lot if strain on your lumbar spine. I would not push the envelope on dead lifts. In general refrain from doing actuvities that exacerbate your pain. Try other substitute exercises for strength training. Read more...
GET YOURSELF CHECKED. First thing you need to do is get your back checked as weight training can make your back worse as you are already having lot of pain in lower back.Weigjht lifting puts a strain on your back. Secondly you need a trainor to help you with weight training and how much you can do. Read more...

Iv gained 45 pounds in a year and now have extreme lower back pain whenever I stand or lift for to long. Should this pain go away after losing weight?

Many Issues. Many more answers are needed. This could be everything from a herniated disc to spinal stenosis to facet arthritis to episacral lipoma, Or if the pain is in a different location meralgia paresthetics or even a hernia or an intra abdominal issue. Alot can be figured out without a physical exam, but more details are needed. Read more...