Back pain in the night
Back pain in the night is a special kind of back pain. It can be an indication of a serious spine problem. With this night time back pain people may not be able to get the rest they needed for the next day because they cant get relief from their back pain.
Most people with back pain manage to find ways to relief from their back pain they experience during the day. For this night time back pain the pain doesn’t stop when a person lies down, this condition is called “Nocturnal Pain”, no matter what adjustments he or she makes. Some people their condition may get worst, for others their pains doesn’t even start until they lie down.
What causes nocturnal pain?
Injury from more severe injury like a fall and auto accident, even a simple sprain or fractures will contribute to back pain. Diseases and conditions like scoliosis, and spinal stenosis also can be a factor.
Others like pregnancy, kidney stones, certain cancers and other various forms or arthritis can lead to back pain. Problem how the spine moves and other mechanical problems example, disc degeneration. Discs are tissue between the vertebrae that function as a type of shock absorber, the discs can break down as you grow older
Can Nocturnal Back Pain Be a Sign of Something Serious?
Nocturnal back pain can be a sign of spinal tumours. It could be in a primary stage tumor, one that originates in the spine, or it could be a metastatic tumour, one that results from cancer that started else where in the body and then spread to the spine.
Nocturnal back pain also can be a symptom of spinal bone infection (osteomyelitis) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a condition that can cause the spine to fuse in a fixed, and immobile position.
Please do take pain seriously especially back pain and any other history of cancer. consult a doctor right away. It’s rare that nighttime back pain is caused by a tumour, infection, or AS.
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