Addiction: Substance Abuse Community
Lower Back Pain After Opiate Withdrawal?
About This Community:

This community is a place to share information and support with others who are trying to stop using drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, tobacco or other addictive substances. Discuss with others, the symptoms of addiction, addiction recovery, ways to quit like tapering and cold turkey, and withdrawal symptoms. If you are interested in general "chat", please visit our Addiction Social Community.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Lower Back Pain After Opiate Withdrawal?

I recently went through opiate withdrawal and have been clean for about two weeks.  After all the other physical effects have subsided I have been left with lower back pain.  I should mention that I did not have this lower back pain before my 2+years of opiate abuse.

It's the kind of back pain I used to have in my college days after a long weekend of drinking. However, I don't drink any alcohol anymore and feel I have been doing a great job of hydrating myself.

Anyone else experienced something similar?
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
You might want to check with a doctor....just to make sure your kidneys are ok.
Blank
175734_tn?1225138040
I went thru all of this. Checked kid's everything was fine.
It is our brains and the reward sensors. I am convinced it is all mental b/c I have had the back pain stop when I even thought I was going to get an opiate. I had not even taken it yet.

I also have Lymes dis. Thought I would throw that in.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
i went to chiropracter for 2 months and started going away so i quit going of course i was using in that time frame, but since ive quit this time my back hasnt felt to bad, not like it did the last time i tried to quit, maybe go to a chiropracter and get an x-ray, you may just have a bone out of place and its pinching a nerve, good luck
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Addiction: Substance Abuse Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Addiction Answerers
5840009_tn?1395493115
Blank
ROSYouralright
PHUKET, Thailand
4810126_tn?1395030098
Blank
EvolverU
Boston, MA
3197167_tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks
KS
480448_tn?1397235344
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
4104707_tn?1351020595
Blank
OpenMind24hours
Detroit, MI
1970885_tn?1385151576
Blank
kyle505
Sacramento, CA