Ask Earle

Back pain causes

What is causing my back pain?

4 Comments

Add your comments

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.


Check input OK
Check input OK

             

  • Robert Daniell's photo avatar
    Robert Daniell — 24.12.2017 10:04
    3 weeks ago i started getting and having lower back stiffness pains and am still having them including around the hip area,it all started upon the right side then shifted round to the left,now its back upon the right and just when i thought it was going its back again. also 2 weeks ago as prescribed i was put onto a medication of Ramipril 2.5mg,would these at all be the cause? before i wasn't having any problems only the occasional lower back stiffness which lasted only a day or two,. any suggestion what is causing this lower back stiffness and annoying pains?.

    Reply

    • Earle's photo avatar
      Earle — 03.01.2018 14:24
      Hello Robert I shouldn’t think the Ramipril are responsible. I’ve checked the side effects and joint/muscle aches isn’t listed, see https://www.healthline.com/health/ramipril-oral-capsule#side-effects As to the common causes, they’re listed in the article. Which one is responsible is difficult to say without consulting a physiotherapist or osteopath.

      Reply

  • Martin's photo avatar
    Martin — 16.10.2017 03:47
    I get the back pain wen im in bed and it is in the midle of my back on both sids of my spine

    Reply

    • Earle's photo avatar
      Earle — 16.10.2017 12:08
      Hello Martin There may be a mechanical reason for this, such as a spinal, postural or muscular issue and it’s very difficult to advise without more information as to the cause. You can certainly try taking some of our Dormeasan drops for better sleep and they may also help relax the area somewhat too but you need also to see a physiotherapist or chiropractor to get to the underlying issue.

      Reply

Atrosan® – Devil’s Claw tablets for muscle and joint pains

30 tablets

£ 9.99

find your local stockist

Relieves muscle & joint pain, backache and lumbago. Also available in 60 tablet size.
More info

What's being asked

I have very bad back pain any advice on how I can reduce the pain?

Bad backs are equally likely to be due to strains, caused by lifting heavy weights, as they are ...
Read more >

I have lower back pain and a burning sensation in my hips. Could this be caused by stress or lifting heavy objects eg my grandson!?

It sounds as if you might have trapped a nerve or blood vessel in the lower back. Tingling, ...
Read more >

I have chronic lower back pain. I have had chiropractic help but to no avail. What do you suggest?

I'm afraid all we can offer is the usual advice of some Atrosan® Devils Claw taken internally, ...
Read more >

Just how healthy are your muscles and joints?

Answer our questions and find out if your flexibility is compromised.

Find out how flexible you are

Here's what I recommend

As the A. Vogel Muscles and Joints advisor, I recommend Atrogel® for the effective relief from aches and pains.

Learn more
6 Days to Boost Your Mood - Starts Monday, reserve your place