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I have severe pain in the lower back region. Please suggest a remedy.

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Dr. K. Shobana

Published At June 22, 2023
Reviewed AtJune 22, 2023

Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I have severe pain in the lower back region. I have this problem for a few days. The pain is present only on the lower back just above the hips. I feel stiffness and pain in the lower back in the mornings. I have the pain radiating towards my upper spine when I squeeze the upper back muscles. After a few hours, my pain goes away and comes back again after a night sleep. I always do weightlifting at home. Please suggest a remedy.

Answered by Joshua Aaron Gomez

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

You have a muscle spasm. Evaluate your sleeping conditions and ensure that you are sleeping on a supportive mattress that is not over seven years old. When sleeping on your back, place small support under the lower back and knees. You can use a small pillow or rolled towel. When resting on the side, keep a medium size pillow between your knees to keep your pelvis straight. Try sleeping on a heating pad. Do light lower back stretches every morning and every night in every direction.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Joshua Aaron Gomez
Joshua Aaron Gomez

Chiropractor

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