Patient :I had serious back surgey 5 mo. ago. I am healing, and the back pain is minimal, except I have extreme pain on the bones very low on the back....both sides. It so sereve it limits my walking...I have to stop. My sugeon thinks it is my lower back still healing, but it is not in the area of the back. It is on both sides, and when I press on it, it seems like it is part of my pelvis. I hate Itto keep asking the sugeon about this. It really is hampering my walking. :-( It seems like it is in the area of my prlvis on both sides
Symptoms: Bone pain in lower back/pelvic area after back surgery.....
Thanks for your query.
Read and understood your history and concerns.
(To recapitulate: Female / 66-75 - undergone a back surgery 5 months ago - extreme pain on the bones very low on the back on both sides - limits walking - has to stop - it is on the area of pelvis on both sides).
The area you have noted looks to me as the area of Sacro-iliac joints. These are actually immobile joints and for whatever reasons has gone into inflammation.
This can be confirmed by your Orthopedic Surgeon by clinical evaluation, physical examination and investigations like CT scan / MRI.
Proper anti-inflammatory medicines, oral steroids if you are not diabetic, rest, supportive belt and if required a fixative Surgery can be done for getting you symptom-free.
Please get this confirmed from an Orthopedic Surgeon.
I hope this answer helps you to get a proper diagnosis, and get a proper further treatment. Please feel free to ask for more if you need to or if you feel that there is a gap of communication.
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