Hi, I came straight here because I can't sit much longer. Years ago, I learned I have a condition where certain rib(s) can become 'out of joint' with respect to the spine. For example, I can not reach back between the car seats to get something out of the back seat. Nor can I use one of those rolling traction machines or massage chairs that do the same thing. Those of you who know what I'm talking about, probably have a name for the condition. I've lived with this potentially painful condition for a long time. I just avoid disturbing that area of my back .Well, now the pain is back (no pun intended) but only in the late afternoon until I'm lying flat on my back. Walking doesn't help much,.either. The pain is predominantly on the left side and positioned in the viscinity of my bra strap.
I'm in the process of adjusting to a lot of med changes. I'm bipolar and have Fibromyalgia. I'm really struggling with side effects from these meds: Tardive Dyskinesia, air hunger, clenching teeth, tremors of my head and hands, dry mouth, restless legs. I'm on Lithium, Latuda, Lunesta, Adderall, Benztropine, Synthroid, and (last but not least) Valium. Most of these are new to me. I was on Abilify for about 10 years until I developed Parkinson's Symptoms.
My questions are these: Does anyone know what it is I'm talking about? Is there anything I can do (stretches, yoga, core strengthening exercises, being mindful of my movements and posture, etc. When the sun goes down, I tend to go down with it. Now, with this added pain and discomfort, It is nearly impossible to enjoy my evenings much less try to get anything accomplished.
I hope somebody has some good news for me.