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A 21-year-old female asked:

feels like at the bottom of my spine, in between the hip area is sore? like if i move my bottom a certain way, i feel it. or when i walk. why?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
LS spine: Consider sprain, strain, si dysfunction, coccygeal pain, referred pain, etc.

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