I have lower back stiffness but only during sleep?

Sleep . Extra pillow under lower back while laying on your back, and as bonus, maybe pleasant theme on ceiling above your head.

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I have lower back stiffness and knee pain probably from arthritus. Can wearing worn out shoes create problems?

potentially. A malalignment of the foot in stance phase can be associated with back and knee problems; so if your shoes are wearing out to the extent they are affecting the way you stand, then it is certainly plausable. Of course, one simple way to test this is to get new shoes and see if it improves your back and knee symptoms. Thank you. Read more...
Absolutely. 1. Get new shoes. 2. See a podiatrist to see if he can correct your foot angle and this may decrease your knee and back pain. 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...

I'm suffering from lower back stiffness. What can I take?

Stretch ; exercise. For most, simple stretching and exercise suffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprophen or Naproxen if no medical contraindications. Weight control and not smoking play a role as well. Regular exercise is important. 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...

Lower back stiffness due to arthritus, what can I do?

See an Orthopod to - Start a pt program to gently stretch and strengthen the back muscles, as weak back muscles do hurt. Take some nsaids to get some pain relief as well. Swimming with back strokes specially will be helpful to strengthen the muscles. I am sure you'll do well with these measures. Good luck. Read more...
Living with pain. I often do not send patients to expensive specialists for common problems like yours. We start with massage, physical therapy, acupuncture, and then begin to discuss the healing properties found in yoga. Read more...

What are treatments for lower back stiffness?

Lower back stiffness. Low back pain, stiffness, cramping etc is best treated first with physical therapy with range of motion and strengthening exercises. Occasionally muscle relaxants might be prescribed. Read more...
A lot! Lifestyle changes are important like not smoking, weight control and regular exercise. You can use medication if no contraindications like ibuprophen or naproxen, try a back support, guided exercise (stretching, core stengthening, cardiovascular) at least 3x a week & activity modification. Yoga & pilates are good choices. If no better, then see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. Read more...