Four years ago I lost 50 pounds quite quickly. I think that is where my back pain began. The pain in my lower back started just above my pelvic and would come and go. but over the last four years it has spread out to my hips causing shooting pains and spasms down my legs and a burning ache in my knee's (resembles sacroiliac nerve). Some days are better than others but I always have pain. Some times the pain works its way up all of my back into my neck causing tight muscles and painful knots. I'm also very stiff in my joints and spine 99% of the time. Anti-inflam. don't seem to help. Norco takes the edge off but nothing gets rid of it. If I sleep on my back (without doing gymnastics to get comfortable and actually fall asleep) I wake up with less pain (just stiffness) but the pain comes right back after 15 minutes of being up. I have tried physical therapy, plain joining a gym working out, pain management, chiropractors, chiro massage, ice, heat, yoga, and gnawing my body in half. I just finished up seeing the orthopedic surgeon who did lots of x-rays, MRI, and a bone scan. All of which were normal. I'm 32 years old and my body feels like it's rejecting itself. What should I do? Any help, or ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.View Thread
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