Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
BACK SORENESS/PAIN ONLY IN THE MORNING AFTER SLEEPING
Hi, I just started having the EXACT same symptoms for 3 months
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar_universal
It sounds like you just don't move enough.  Muscles that don't move, stiffen up and contract giving pain.  The physical therapist will give you exercises to do that will stretch the muscles and that will help, but the best thing you can do for yourself is to get up and move. The less you move the more you will hurt.  When you go to bed you can try a heat pad that can be purchased in the market. It reactes to the air around it and heats up lasting up to 8 hours.  It looks like a large bandaid with dots on it. Avoid this if you have any problems with tape adhesive.  Help yourself and get out and move.  It will hurt like the dickens at first, but with increased movement, the pain will lessen.  You can try sitting on an exercise ball instead of a chair to help out with posture, too.  Glad you are off the soda, especially the diet stuff.  Get out and swim. walk, dance, chair dance, work with a ball.  Take lots of short breaks and just walk around your desk a couple of times then back to work.  Every little movement will help.  Good luck
Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar_universal
billy--- i've had a similar problem for almost 3 years now, although yours seems mild compared to mine. sitting, driving etc are acts of flexion.
When your body is always flexed, 2 things happen. First, your chest muscles, your upper trapezius, levator scapulae, and SCM muscles get short and tight, and your upper back, serratus anterior muscles get weakened. Upper back muscle weakness and a rounded back also leads to weakened spinal ligaments and eventually spinal instability in the upper back. This all has a name-- it's called upper crossed syndrome. look it up on the internet and go to a website by Dr. Jolie Bookspan and read read read. It's correctable if you're disciplined. try to sleep on your back only.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
BACK SORENESS/PAIN ONLY IN THE MORNING AFTER SLEEPING
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
4769306_tn?1451008167
Blank
KeeLolo commented on veronica0808's status
6 hrs ago
4769306_tn?1451008167
Blank
KeeLolo commented on photo
7 hrs ago
177275_tn?1438375244
Blank
JohnHaganMD commented on Consider ALL the Opti...
16 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Achieve your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Exercise Tracker
Make exercise part of your routine
Start Tracking Now
Top Healthy Living Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee
NJ
1530171_tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
Exercise & Fitness Community Resources
Top Healthy Living Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee
NJ
1530171_tn?1448133193
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Vance2335
Buffalo, NY
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC