A 60-year-old female asked:
lower back pain worse when lying down. worse when sitting. located almost in buttocks. does not radiate. what could it be? is ice or heat better?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Laurence Badgley answered
52 years experience General Practice
Pelvis joint: Female with low back pain & sciatica worse sitting/lying likely has unilateral sacroiliac joint subluxation; whereby lumbar nerves are tugged & impinged where they exit lumbar vertebra foramina. Sacroiliac joint instability is highly associated with sciatica. See comments:
Answered on Jan 26, 2020
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