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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for lower back pain due to severe scoliosis

Hi I have been having pain in my lower back, Buttock area right side for several weeks now. I had a massage and that helped but it didn t go away. Went to Chiropractor and he thought it was between my tailbone and Pelvic joint. I have severe Scoliosis and I m 60 years old. I know I have arthritis and have had Scoliosis surgery at the age of 31 and had a fusion of the lumbar vertebrae s. Just never had this pain. It doesn t go down my back like Sciatica. Just in my rear near tailbone. Suggestions d
Fri, 8 Sep 2017
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns

Scoliosis in your age needs no further surgical treatment but really it may cause symptoms like pain .You should do new x ray for your lumbosacral spine or better to do MRI.

FOr my patients in just condition I will advise them to wear a supportive brace,Avoidance of any heavy activities,receiving muscle relaxant and strong analgesia when needed.
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