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Epidural angst...

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
anyone have any idea on whats best to do for back pain? I think its to do with an epidural I had 2 years ago, and I always get it after bending etc. Im in LOADS of pain right now... so all ideas are appreciated. (apart from take a few pain-killers, which im doing!) anyone else have this problem? pls let me know, cheers!!

Akasha xx

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hi Akasha Ruth

    Problems from an epidural should not last for 2 years! Try to get your GP to refer you to a back specialist. Back pain can have many causes eg. torn muscles and ligaments, arthritis, pinched nerves, and so on.

    If you don't know what the exact nature of the problem is, some self-help methods could do more harm than good.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I get back problems from dancing and as a result of not eating properly and not growing like I should have! Its nothing major for me but I also added to my back pain when I had an epidural! They do say this can happen but like Karla said its not usually for that long I dont think!
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