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My back is in agony

Dec 09, 2015 8:22 AM

So much stress the last few months seems like. This week especially. Today I'm gonna try and relax . it's starting f to look like I may not have a choice. !!my back feels like I've been slammed on the ground or hit with something heavy and big. It's my lower back. It feels hot weak and like its twisting no position is comfortable. I've tried my mindfulness but could not get through that either. Any idea or tiops

Dec 09, 2015 3:32 PM

Call your doctor - you may have hurt something if mindfulness and basic meds aren't helping. Am yoga Rodney yee helps my back but I caution too much stretching if injured.

Dec 09, 2015 11:22 PM

I do yoga to help the CRPS in my back, a sun salutation helps the most. But I agree you should see a doctor first to make sure you haven't messed something up if that is not a normal pain for your fibro. I hope you feel better!

Dec 12, 2015 1:20 PM

Buy a body pillow then lay on your side with the pillow going from your chest down through your knees. This will take pressure off the lower back.

Dec 13, 2015 6:34 AM

They also have fibro pillows that look so comfy!! Yes pillow will help

Dec 13, 2015 7:38 AM

Fibro pillow?

Dec 13, 2015 7:40 AM

Yes google it it kind of same as curved pregnancy pillow i ordered one the pillow under my knees really helped with back and hips so i said just maybe this will help other parts...hopefull thinking!

Dec 13, 2015 7:45 AM

I was having similar back issues and I had to go to see my pain management doc since the VA didn't want to help. She gave me oral steroids which got me to move a little better. She told me to come back if I wasn't feeling better after Thanksgiving. I definitely have to go back, I'm very stiff, pain goes down my leg, any sudden movements have me in pain. Most likely I'll get a steroidal injection. Back pain is a b%#$h and it seems doctors don't know how to treat it and you are just a lab experiment because we all experience back pain different. Maybe one day we will have some sort of medical breakthrough. Hope you feel better, tender hugs to you.

Dec 13, 2015 8:33 AM

Try putting a tennis ball between your back and a wall and move your back around to find the most painful spots. Lean in an massage those points. You can also do this lying down on the floor.

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