For about the past week and a half I have had severe lower back pain at the sight of a lumbar puncture I had one year ago. I was diagnosed with meningitis and this was the test that detected it. That being said after suffering from this pain for a week I went to a chiropractor and he told me he felt that that was where it originated from. I did have a nagging pain at the sight of the lumbar puncture for several months after but that eventually subsided and up until recently had no problems until the onset of this pain. Has anyone else experienced this a year after a lumbar puncture? Is this something I'm going to have to get used to popping up from time to time?
While there isn't any research I've come across to back this up, I can tell you from experience in my office that these symptoms have a tendency to recur. Most commonly, these are in the region of an epidural for labor and delivery. Occasionaly, seeing a massage therapist, chiropractor or physical therapist that specializes in treating the soft tissues (specifically in this case the fascia) can be of help. But the soft tissue component of the treatment has to be present.
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