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Sympathetic Pain?

MattButts's picture
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Joined: Mar 2012

Just wondering if this has happened to anyone else. I'm about three weeks status post my last surgery, and all of a sudden this morning I developed a horrific spasm in my lower back, in the area of the lumbosacral junction. Since I just happened to have an appt with my primary MD today I told him about it, and he thinks it might be a "sympathetic" reaction to the surgery, even though it's not at the surgical site. Just wondering if anyone else has had this problem?

RoseC's picture
Posts: 558
Joined: Jun 2011

Could it be that since the surgery you've been lying down a lot? Or in a different way than normal? I know I often have different pains and aches when I do something different than from the usual way I do it...just a thought. Hope you feel better.

mp327's picture
Posts: 4148
Joined: Jan 2010

I'm sorry I don't have an answer for you, but I hope these spasms will stop for you. That can't be any fun!

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