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There was an article on web md yesterday that described

There was an article on web md yesterday that described my problem exactly. It was in relation to the pain in my lower back and extending into the hips and there was no cure for the problem, which is what my faily doctor has told me, without calling it by name as was the case in the article I read here. What is this called?
It had s k in ;it a really long name.
Tue, 22 May 2018
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