It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Back Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-20-2008, 07:06 AM   #1
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: cape coral, florida, usa
Posts: 47
jodi98 HB User
I can't lay on back or stomach w/o back hurting????

My back has hurt for years now. I find that after laying flat it or on my stomach it hurts w/in minutes. I had an x-ray done last year and nothing showed up. I talked my husband into getting us a select comfort bed and have tried every setting and that still does not make it feel any better. I can only sleep on my side w/ a pillow between my legs and a pillow up against my back and I find if I sleep over 6 hrs a night I toss and turn every morning w/ this darn achey back. Once I get up and get moving around it feels alittle better but through out the day starts aching again. I have been working on my posture and starting taking calcium chews cause I am 44 yrs. old and was told by my dr. I need the extra calcium. Would any one know if stretching excercises help this problem. I can't work out too much cause I get awful headaches when my cadio gets going that lead into migraines. Any suggestions????
Thanks, Jodi

 
Old 11-21-2008, 09:41 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: western us
Posts: 7,267
ms_west HB User
Re: I can't lay on back or stomach w/o back hurting????

Jodi, I would go back to the dr you saw or another and explain to them that you are continuing to have back pain after a full year. I would explain what you have tried to relieve it and that you have not found a solution and the pain continues to persist. You might consider comparing your pain to something tangible. It feels like I have labor pain right before one pushes or like my back is being slammed into a car door repeatedly or it feels like a dull tooth ache. This can help them to evaluate the amount of pain you are having.

Unfortunately not everything shows up on an xray and you need to have an MRI to see the detail of the spinal disc and nerve roots. An xray shows you the bone structure and not all back problems can be diagnosed by a simple xray.

Good luck and I pray that they find a simple solution to your pain that some physical therapy will resolve.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Back ache? Is this related to my stomach issues? jns1022 Digestive Disorders 2 04-12-2010 01:42 PM
severe stomach pain - now bad pain in back bgbdwlf2500 Open to All Other Health Topics 0 09-21-2008 01:29 PM
what's the cause of pain in the chest, back and stomach all at the same time shaneh General Health 4 06-23-2008 08:16 AM
Can this be IBS? Sillyme03 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 1 03-31-2008 12:14 PM
can blood pressure cause you to collapse for no reason?? vickie45 High & Low Blood Pressure 0 01-14-2008 08:31 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is Off
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Ibuprofen
Lyrica
Morphine
Neurontin
Oxycontin
  Percocet
Soma Tylenol
Valium
Vicodin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



teteri66 (1120), gmak (131), SweetPeainSF (78), maltluver (71), twohands (64), pebblebeach3 (63), cheryl1213 (51), Moldova (46), ibake&pray (41), workinmom572 (40)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1011), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (761), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:36 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!