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can MILD DDD L5,S1 cause terrible chronic pain?
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can MILD DDD L5,S1 cause terrible chronic pain?

I went to physical therapy and Trigger point therapy for pelvic organ prolapse in May 2013.  I was not in much pain until after the treatment. They had me doing hip rotations and spine stretches and kegels and internal trigger pint therapy.  Suddenly I have had lower R quad pain, Hip pain, Lower right Back, buttock, back of thigh pain for 9 months.  After this pain started in May, I had and MRI and a Ct scan done. they showed MILD DDD L5, S1.  Could this be causing this pain? I can not function very well at all, Havent been out with friends much and haven't been able to work now for quite awhile.   I was told I probably have myofascial pain syndrome or some musculoskeletal disorder, but this pain most defin started after my treatment began. I went from being able to hike, dance and sled, to hardly being able to walk, sit or sleep without constant pain.  I think something was injured when I was in treatment, maybe a nerve or a tendon, something.  Any ideas?
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Hi!
I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. If the pain is due to nerve compression then it may respond to physiotherapy, acupressure, pain killers, dry needling etc. An EMG/NCV may be helpful to differentiate between a nerve or a muscle cause. Other possibilities could be autoimmune disease, muscle disease or rheumatoid arthritis. Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!

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