Ever since surgery down there I have had trouble with esp my right piriformis muscle.
I had a really bad bout of it last year at this time. I also had a microdiscectomy in the same year I had my hyster -2004
. I am told by my NEW chiro that once a piriformis is inflammed and angry it can pull other muscles, including your lower back, squeeze your sciatic, and starts to mess with muscles in the front of your belly, upper legs and side of hip.
Yep. That is what I am putting up with. I went to other chiros who just told me it was my lower back where I had the surgery. I went to this new younger one I heard about ( darn good lookin too , blush) and he said it was that and he stretched all those muscles for me. Quite painful at the time but felt good when he was done, and he adjusted my lower back . It took the pain down that day. He sent me home with stretches to do and told me to ice it where it hurt. well I've been bad about the icing part. I prefer heat and epsom salts I've been taking otc naproxyn sodium at night to help me sleep.
I had drs treat this last time and I didn't like what they did. I got over in 6 months ( ughhh) They injected me with cortisone shots in the muscles and I barely tolerated that , and it made me cry the rest of the day (hydrocortisone drops estrogen levels in your body)
So..... this bout is not as bad as the last but still hurts and is very annoying.
Can anyone help me???? with any suggestions who has dealt with this?
Last resort is getting it cut. I would greatly appreciate any support esp from ladies who have had this and gotten "over it"
(Ps. I did notice this kicked in after I started a step aerobics program. about Thanksgiving. when I was thinking I needed to lose some weight and I did it almost everyday. Now I have this again.