I have see several people post about back pain that occurs in the mid back area only after sleeping for an extended period of time. eg. not a nap but more like a few hrs or longer. As soon as I get out of bed the pain is gone or diminishes greatly and is completely gone within a few minutes or so. The only thing that relieves the pain if I want to stay in bed is to lie in a fetal position curling my back forward like I am doing a sideways sit-up. I could also lie in a recliner like manner which would be pain free as well. Anyhow, while I have seen several people write that they have these symptoms I am yet to see a cause or treatment: Here is a link with the same conditions:
Can someone please answer what is the cause of this and what can fix it?
it sounds muscular to me. these things are usually fixed w proper exercise and stretching. exactly how to do that depends upon the specific muscles involved---a qualified PT should be able to help with this. It may also be the bed/improper sleeping positions
I have the same problem. When I wake up my back is so soar it hurts just to get out of bed. I'm 38 yrs old and a smoker. After the first hour of waking up it usually subsides. Ibuprophen 800mg works really well for me. But I wish I knew what I could do to prevent it.
Have you ever thought about the way you are sleeping? Or perhaps changing your mattress? I used to find myself waking up feeling incredibly stiff and in a lot of pain, when I googled my symptoms one of the suggestions was that my mattress needed changing, you are supposed to change them every 8-10 years, a fact that I was clueless about. My current mattress was around 15 years old so I decided to give it a go and invested in a new one. I chose a memory foam one as I also heard that they help spinal structure which leads to back pain. You could perhaps look into this and you may find that it could help you!
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