Suffering from lower back pain from 2 months, some times full back, some times left and right separately.
Experiencing stiffness in the morning, unable to bend forward fully.
Feeling tension in the lower back always.
Feeling strain while bending neck forward.
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This is probably related to a disc problem. The only way of finding out is by doing an MRI scan of the spine.
In the meantime you can take OTC pain medicines and apply a towel soaked in warm water to the back or adult a hot water bag. This will help relax the muscles in the back.
If pain persists beyond 3 days visit the local ortho surgeon who can examine the back and order the appropriate scan or xrays.
Avoid bending forwards or lifting baby weights until your pain is completely relieved.
Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
9 yrs exp
Constant sitting in one position will cause low back pain. Things you have written may be you have muscle spasm due to arthopathy of spine. Mobilization is helpful to release spasm and arthopathy. At home apply hot formentation in back gives short term instant relief.
Thanks for your concern , but the information provided by you is not sufficient to diagnose and provide remedies to your ailment. Please include when does it hurt precisely when you say the whole back it's from right and left or the complete back area, and right and left corresponding to level of back at chest or lumbar region (behind Umbilical).
Also please mention what is your profession and work profile that might hint to some problem and also please mention the relieving factors.
stiffness in morning How long does it stay and when is it releived. probably by your location and age, it seems you are an it professional which happens to be seated for longer durations.which generally lead to stiffness of back muscles as you don't use a good support. probably back strengthening and some deep tissue massage is what you would need along with basic lifestyle modifications. please reply with all the above questions answered so that we can serve you better.
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