ADVERTISEMENT

Q. Why do I have a back spasm?

Answered by
Sreenivasa Rao
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 11, 2018

Hi doctor,

I have narrowed disc in the center of back. There were no problems for almost a year. I usually do surfing, yoga and kung fu. But I woke up early around 3 AM last week with a super sore and stiff back. When I am lying down it hurts to cough, or I will roll from side to side. When I am getting out of bed, if I am upright, the soreness goes away. I can have a nap after lunch, and I do not have sore at that time. The pain in the back comes due to alignment and causes problems. But it resolves quickly.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

The back spasm is due to excessive activity that could have aggravated due to faulty posture in the bed. Do a lot of icing. Stretch your back and your hip flexors. Do spine extension like cobra stretch. If you can, engage in glute stability exercises and do warm up and cool down. Hope this is helpful for you.

For more information consult a physiotherapist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/physiotherapist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
Why do I get right-sided chest pains when I sleep on my side?

Right-sided chest pain could be due to a muscle catch, pleurisy, gastritis, lung infection, stones in the gallbladder, and liver problem ...   Read full

How can I cure muscle spasms and pain in back, neck and leg?

I have been experiencing muscle spasms and pain in the back, neck, and leg since 10 years intermittently ... Sometimes on feet or leg and other times on back or neck...   Read full

What diet can I follow for weakness during post pregnancy?

.. pressure (BP) is absolutely normal. There are various reasons for your tiredness and weakness which are as follows. The wrong position of breastfeeding may cause back pain and tiredness. You should not bend your back while breastfeeding. Put some...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

Also Read


Benefits of Sudarshan Kriya Breathing Technique
Sudarshan Kriya is a type of breathing exercise that connects the mind with the body through breathing. Consult a specia...  Read more»
Health Benefits of Meditation
Anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression are the major problem these days. Meditation can be a solution to all these pro...  Read more»
Sporting Events During the Pandemic
If you are into any sporting event and plan a trip to an outdoor or indoor stadium, or you are an organizer or an athlet...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a Wellness Expert online?

Ask a Physiotherapist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.