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A 38-year-old female asked:

fell down steps caused pubis shearing also in pain since 5/2012 thighs, low back, hips & pubic bone omt helped a lot but still achey will i heal 100%?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Possibly not: Mechanical falls onto low back & buttocks can cause pelvic sacroiliac joint (sij) ligament tears, which can be permanent. Ligaments have relatively low blood flow & heal poorly. A trial of two or more months of rest in order. Medical literature reports between 10-30% persons with chronic (over 2-3 months) of low back pain have pain generation from injured sij. See an osteopath; are ways to help.

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Last updated Sep 21, 2016

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