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?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
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).
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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