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Hi, over the past few feews I've developed a pretty bad lower back pain, wouldn't say it it's severe, but definetely irritates me. I'm planning to see a doctor soon, but I also want to just find out more about back problems, since this is relatively new to me.
I came to a conclusion that I have this problem because of mixure of siitting at the office way too much, excercising way too little, and having an overall bad posture. I'm a tall guy, so very often your regular sized desks and chairs do not fit perfectly for me, I tend to slouch over or "fall in" the chair a lot. Also often rest on a bed or a couch in a way where I lay on my right side, and support my upper body in an upright position with my right forearm, therefore making almost a 90 degreee angle with my spine. I always knew this wasn't a good thing, but never thought much of it. Could something like that be one of the main reasons for this issue, maybe dislocated or herniated disc?
Pain originally generated at the very bottom of my back, left side. Now all of my left side hurts, even the front, lower abdominal area, upper back and neck area too (specially when walking). There is a bit of a soreness and numbness on the very top of my left leg/hip when I touch it. It gets better when I change positions, let's say from sitting to standing or walking, but that olny lasts about 20 minutes at best. When I go lay down, or to sleep it feels better, but I usually wake up with irritating pain in my lower back.