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A 37-year-old member asked:

I had my second child two month ago. my lower back hurts bad, im taking 800mg of motrim and is not helping. the pain never goes away. why?

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Dr. Nicole Bressler
Dr. Nicole Bressleranswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
See a DO: Giving birth can cause the pelvic bones & sacrum (low part of your back) to be misaligned causing low back pain. A do is a medical doctor who can treat the misalignment with simple, non-invasive procedures by using your muscles to move your pelvis back in place (kinda of like a chiropractor). This type of treat is called omt, osteopathic manipulative therapy.
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine 29 years experience
academyofosteopathy.org or osteopathic.org, the web site for the American Osteopathic Association, both have doctor finder functions to help you find a provider near you to provide those services.
Feb 18, 2012
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
Family Medicine 29 years experience
OMT, technically is osteopathic manipulative TREATMENT, since it is provided by a physician, not a therapist.
Feb 18, 2012
Dr. Nicole Bressler
Dr. Nicole Bressleranswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
See a DO: Giving birth can cause the pelvic bones & sacrum (low part of your back) to be misaligned causing low back pain. A do is a medical doctor who can treat the misalignment with simple, non-invasive procedures by using your muscles to move your pelvis back in place (kinda of like a chiropractor). This type of treatment is called omt, osteopathic manipulative therapy.

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