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Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Treatment of Hip Disorders
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Treatment of Knee Injury
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Treatment of Sports Injuries
Treatment of Splinting
Treatment of Spondylosis
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My right leg is affected of polio. Its shorter by 1.5 inches. I felt that it's getting weak n also I am getting back pain. What should I do?
Male of 61. Regular pain in thighs & calves prevents from a good sleep thus lethargic all the time and unable to do any work with intensive mood.
I am having pain in my right hand, during going to sleep and when arising it gives me severe pain at right hand starting from shoulder to finger, and I can' t lift more than 2/3 kg. 2/3 months before I had fallen down on my right shoulder, immediately I didn' t feel anything but after 15 days I started feeling pain.
For the past 3 months both my mid-biceps are paining. I sleep with my arms over my head, flat on my back, mostly. I am not diabetic or hypertensive. It is a constant pain, no change when I either lift something or fold my arms. Kindly advice.
The problem of morning back and neck pain may be due to the position of sleeping or it may be related to inflammatory arthritis which can be familial. Morning back pain is largely related to wrong sleeping posture and less commonly due to arthritic conditions like Ankylosing Spondylitis or Rheumatoid Arthritis. Whatever be the cause- this condition requires attention by an Orthopedic doctor as it may worsen in due course of time and should not be taken lightly.
Some common factors causing this are:
Mattress: Too soft or too hard a mattress might induce back ache after sleep. For people with waist and hips of equal proportion, a firmer mattress would do well. For those with narrower waist than their hips, a flexible and softer mattress that can move with the pelvic weight would be a perfect choice. Refrain from using old hardened mattresses.
Pillow: The pillow you use must be able to render support to your neck naturally. Instead of using excessively firm or soft pillow, try substituting it with memory foam pillows, refillable water pillows or cervical support pillows.
Posture: Not changing your position while sleeping or sleeping on the belly exerts strain on the back muscles, causing pain. On the other hand, sleeping on the back or on the sides causes comparatively less strain on the spine.
Other causes such as strenuous workouts or physical activities or sitting at a stretch during the day might cause pain while sleeping or after getting up from bed.
Fortunately, there are some home remedies to cure the morning back pain.
Switching your mattress is a more expensive remedy for back pain, but may often be the ultimate cure. Most people sleep the best on medium-firm mattresses. Be sure to try out the mattress before you buy it.
For occasional back pain after sleeping, apply heat to your back to relax your muscles before you go to bed and when you get up in the morning.
Massage your back with pain relieving creams and apply heat on it with a heating pad for quick relief.
Specific spinal stretching exercises and Planks (a type of exercise) can greatly help in easing back pain, if done on a regular basis.
It is always recommended to CONSULT an Orthopaedic doctor if you suffer from morning back pain.