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I have terrible back pain every morn

for a year STRAIGHT~no kidding! i have had chronic horrible back pain, every single morning at like 3-5 i wake hurting at like an 8 on a pain slowly goes away(not fully) only if i get up and i can ONLT lay on my back anymore!!! sukky...i am just sick of it and need to find a solution...any info please...i've been to a dr, its bs they always say the same ans i dont need to hear what iv already heard, i did get a boob job 2 yrs ago and i do have mild scoliosis but my back should not be like this....i'm 33 with 2 grown kids......also after i work in the garden (for like 20 mins or 30)i can bearly stand up straight i need a few mins to straighten out....i feel too young to be in this much bull shit pain......................thanks

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Asked by hottimomi at 1:12 PM on Aug. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • Try another doctor and also have your mattress checked out.


    Answer by ironkitten at 1:17 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • Probably need a new mattress. I had some problems then got a new mattress. Presto! It's gone! Also sometimes, if you put a pillow between your knees when you sleep on your side or under your knees if you are on your back, it helps. I feel ya. I, too, feel too old for all this pain.

    Answer by Swimmyfish at 1:19 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • try going to the YMCA and get into the jecuzzi.
    also use icy hot for pain it works
    glucosamine and chondroitan may help
    use support pillows?

    Answer by 2mothershelpers at 1:23 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • My husband and I both were waking up all stiff also. He does have some problems in his lower back. Even had injections.
    We actually broke down and bought a Sleep # bed. WE love it! Really, really love it. I sleep so sound and do not wake up hurting. he does still some, but he has degenerative discs, but even he has said not at all like before.
    I am a believer of the Sleep # bed. We have had it now 2 years and I won't have anything else.

    Answer by gr-mom2 at 1:26 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • I had the same problem. We got a new mattress (we needed a new one anyway, didn't think anything about it affecting my back), and I immediately slept like a dream. You may want to look into a new mattress. I've heard nothing but good about the Sleep # beds.

    Answer by debra_benge at 5:01 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • try a new mattress if you can, and see if your hubby or children can rub the sore areas around the spine. My dh has a lumbar and thoracic curve; the lumbar one gets really stiff. If you ever experience pain, then numbness and inability to move one or both legs, see a scoliosis specialist immediately- it could be your spine collapsing and pinching a nerve. Beyond that, pain relievers, hot baths, and really serious back rubs(to the point of pushing him forward) work for my husband- you might see how they do for you. And if you don't see a scoliosis doc you might go and get evaluated just in case- the curves can worsen as you age.

    Answer by preacherskid at 7:01 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • thanks for all the answers....we do have a brand new mattress~its a king europian pillow top, i have such pain i try everyones beds and we all have awesome i dont think its the mattress but thanks :)

    Answer by hottimomi at 10:37 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

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