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What could cause chronic lower back stiffness symptoms in an 18 year old female?

Many things. Including an old injury, posture problems, not enough exercise, or to much of the same exercise causing an over use injury. Even vitamin d deficiency has been linked to lower back pain. Read more...
Growing pains. Often due to rapid bone growth that causes stretching of ligaments attached to bones. If persists more than 6 weeks or if you have numbing or tingling in your legs would consult your physician. Read more...

What is leading to lower back stiffness and pain for over a year?

See your Dr. There are many causes of back pain. The most common is muscle strain. If this has been going on for over a year, you need to check that there is no spinal pathology such as a herniated disc or narrowing from lumbar stenosis. Your doctor may get an MRI of the spine. Read more...

What can cause lower back stiffness?

Many Things. Back injury back trauma twisting the back back muscle injury spinal disc disorder ligament injury too soft mattress too hard mattress. Read more...
A few things. Sometimes it is related to a sedentary life style with lack of exercise. It can also be a sign of degenerative discs creating an issue. Sometimes, it can be related to the onset of some other issues like ankylosing spondolytis or due to a minor sprain. Read more...

What are causes of lower back stiffness?

Lower back. Possibilities are stiffness from poor posture or uncomfortable mattress, arthritis depending on age, restless sleep, and occationally from inactivity during the day. Read more...

What could cause knee and lower back stiffness/soreness?

Arthrits. Arthritis can cause stiffness and soreness in any joint. Usually the first few steps after you get up are sore and stiff and then it gets better as you get going. Arthritic backs also are stiff when you first get up and start moving and it improves with motion. Read more...

I've been getting lower back stiffness and pain. It also affects my right hip. May be exercise related. It's painful bending over. Any suggestions?

It depends. If it just began with some type of exercise or regularly gets worse after a workout, it may be a type of "overuse" problem. Tight or strained muscles can improve with more stretching after exercise, modifying the amount or type of activity. If the pain is severe or sharp and seems to spread to your buttocks or thighs, you might have a pinched nerve in your spine. See your doctor for diagnosis! Read more...
May need to be . More proactive with daily exercise in terms of flexibility, core work & cardio wihile limiting prolonged positioning which generates up to 4 times your body weight across discs of lower back sitting & 2 times standing. If overweight, get trim and if you smoke stop as both accelerates disc degeneration. You may want to try otc medication if no contraindications & get hip checked to make sure ok. Read more...

What can I use to relieve my lower back stiffness?

Stretch & ezercise. For most, simple stretching and exercise auffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprophen or naproxen. Read more...