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A 39-year-old female asked:

Numbness, tingling and sore bum when sitting down. periformis tight and shooting pain down into knee. can not sit or really lie down pain starts at bottom of spine and effects entire sitting area. exercises have helped with pain into knee.

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Tissue hypoxia : Sitting for a long time compromises blood circulation to the buttocks, hence the tingling sensation and sometimes pain. For the pain in the lower spine you might need to hav Xray examination of your back. Excessive body weight might exacerbate these symptoms. So examination by a doctor and referral according to his/her findings might assist you

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