A 33-year-old female asked:
I have been diagnosed with sphincter of oddi dysfunction which is painful in the abdomen area, what alternatives do i have to treat my back pain besides chiropractic which hurts it?
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Gastroenterology 37 years experience
SOD: The answer really depends on details--mostly your labs and the size of your bile duct. Especially if you have Type I or II SOD, a gastroenterologist with special training in this area will likely be able to help. There is no proven role for chiropractic care for treatment of SOD. You should talk to your GI doc in more detail, and consider a 2nd opinion at a center specializing in SOD. Good luck.
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