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Onalaska, TX
A 41-year-old male asked:

off and on for last year i've had back pain in same spot left side of middle back feels like i'm getting stabbed i also feel pain and numbness in left?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Get medically: Evaluated. What you are describing sounds like a trigger point (ashi point). If that is what it is - these respond very well to a variety of acupunture techniques including scraping (gua sha).
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Check: Get checked for kidney stones and see pcp or orthopedic surgeon to rule out spine problems.

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