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Author Topic: Advice on back pain  (Read 6521 times)

euphilos

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Advice on back pain
« on: March 26, 2011, 01:42:04 AM »
Hello,

Here is a description of the problem I'm having, any advice is appreciated:
 
* male, 31 years old
* skinny
* sedentary job, 10h+ sitting

* mild chronic pain, most of the time for the last 2 years
* pain is located at the sacrum/buttocks level, usually on one side
* pain has changed sides (at about 6 months intervals)
* aggravates when laying on the back on flat surfaces (I have to avoid sleeping on the back)
* aggravates when running, I had to quit
* if I stretch my back hanging, or after doing a back extension, the pain intensifies when returning to the normal position (and fades afterwards)

* there have been a couple of acute episodes, with severe pain, lasting 1-2 weeks
* there was no severely painful incident at the origin of this problem

I've done some x-rays and they were normal, and the doctor recommended a treatment with ultrasound, currents, baths, excercises, etc.


Thank you

Steve Lockhart

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Re: Advice on back pain
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2011, 02:09:12 AM »
Hi,

It sounds like a typical case of a short leg/ tilted pelvis.

Watch this video for more information at www.backpain.com.au/getrehab It shows you what you need to do to self treat your pain at home with a great technique that gives you instant relief for when you get the acute episodes.

Regards
Steve
« Last Edit: September 10, 2017, 01:40:47 PM by Steve Lockhart »

 

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