Scoliosis Australia Forums  

Go Back   Scoliosis Australia Forums > Adults > Alternative medicine in the management of scoliosis

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 26-02-2017, 09:37 PM
em25 em25 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Posts: 1
Default Low back pain 25 years post surgery and which vertebrae would be fused ?

Hi All
This is my first time posting. I had rods put in at 14 years of age, 26 years ago. I've never had any back pain until now. I've had 3 episodes of acute low back pain in the past 10 months. I have CD rods and some lumbar fusion. My question is whether to try acupuncture or whether to go with physio or massage. I have tried P.Forte and Nurofen Plus which make me a zombie. I'm trying heat packs too. I'm currently on Day 10 of back pain.
The physio I have seen once, said that I have a ducks bum, penguin feet and knocked knees as the muscles have always been tight around my spine due to the presence of a 'foreign body' and that they need loosening and that my pelvis tilts forward. Has anyone any thoughts on all of this ?? And also, do surgeons generally fuse all the vertebrae under the rods as well as some of the lumbar spine ?
Thanks for any info.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +10. The time now is 10:41 AM.

This forum is a project of

  

This forum is supported by

Spine Society of Australia

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.