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24 Sep 2008

Lower back pain
Hi Doc
In the last few months I have been experiencing back pain when I wake up. I have not changed the mattress as I have never experienced any problems. The pain is in my lower back when i lie down for prolong periods. It does go away during the day. Could this be serious and which specialist is the best to see in this regard?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Anxious
Let your GP first have a look - you may only need physiotherapy/back strengthening exercises. Most low back pain is mechanical - i.e. to do with posture or muscle spasm.
dr Bets
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