back pain, Back pain after bending over, Back pain after exercise

5 REASONS FOR BACK PAIN AFTER BENDING OVER

(1) Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms or cramps are quite common. They can happen at any time of the day, but especially during exercise or in the days following a workout. They are commonly caused by muscle overuse, nerve compression, lack of blood flow, dehydration.

Muscle spasms in the lower back often occur when you are bent over and lifting something, but they can happen during any movement involving your lower body.

(2) Strained muscle

A strained or pulled muscle occurs when a muscle is overstretched or torn. It’s commonly caused by overuse, physical activity, lack of flexibility.

(3) Herniated disc

The spine is made up of many parts including spinal discs and vertebrae. If a disc slips, it means that the soft center of the disc has bulged out, which can irritate the nearby spinal nerves. A slipped disc may be accompanied by severe shooting pain.

(4) Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is caused by an injured vertebra shifting or slipping forward on the vertebra directly below it. More likely in younger people who participate in sports like gymnastics and weightlifting, spondylolisthesis is often the result of untreated spondylolysis. Spondylolysis is a stress fracture or crack in the small, thin portion of the vertebra that connects the upper and lower facet joints.

(5) Arthritis

Lower back pain may be the result of arthritis. Your joints are protected by cartilage, and when your cartilage deteriorates, it can cause pain and stiffness. There are many different types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis.

The back pain you are feeling when you bend over is likely due to a muscle pull or strain. It could, however, be something more serious such as a herniated disc. If you are experiencing severe back pain, blood in urine, changes in bowel or bladder habits, pain when you lie down, or fever, you should get medical help right away.
If your back pain does not go away or improve over time, schedule an appointment with your doctor for a full diagnosis. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/back-pain/

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NUMBNESS & PAIN ON THE LEG AFTER BACK EXERCISES

Numbness on the leg may feel like loss of sensation or a cold, icy feeling in one or more areas of the leg. Leg pain can be intermittent or constant and can range from a dull ache to a searing, throbbing or burning sensation.

Leg pain may be the symptom of variety of underlying causes or conditions and getting a correct diagnosis is essential to inform the most effective course of treatment.

Leg pain and numbness after back exercise may be the symptom of one of the following:

  • Nerve in the leg may is inflamed, compressed or degenerated as a result of mechanical or chemical irritants. Usually the nerve pain originates from a nerve roots of the lumbar and/or sacral spine. The leg pain that originates from a problem in the nerve roots of the lumbar and/or sacral spine is called radiculopathy (the other term is sciatica). The characteristics of the pain depend on the specific nerve root(s) affected. Research indicates that 95% of radiculopathy in the lumbosacral spine occurs at the L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels. The pain from these roots is characterized by: (a) weakness in the hip, thigh and/or foot muscles, (b) pain that originates in the lower back or buttock and travels down the thigh, calf and foot and (c) numbness in the calf, foot and toes.
  • Leg pain occur due to problems with the arteries and/or veins in the leg. Blood vessels in the leg may get occluded, compressed or become inflamed. Leg pain due to reduced blood supply is called vascular claudication. This condition occurs when one or more arteries in the leg are blocked, causing reduced or complete loss of blood supply to the leg muscles.
  • Musculoskeletal problems. Pain that originates from muscles and/or joints of the pelvis or hip can travel down into the leg and may also affect the foot. The hip joint, sacroiliac joint and the piriformis muscle are common structures that may cause leg pain. Pain from these structures can mimic radiculopathy or nerve pain. Sacroiliac (S1) joint dysfuction may cause pain that originates in the lower back and buttock area and pain moves to the back and side of the thigh and increases when sitting on a hard surface and/or when standing from a seated position. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/back-pain/