I started out 2 years ago feeling an uncomfortable ankle cracking and tightness mainly in the upper part of my right leg. There was spasming in the leg and the hamstrings were incredibly tight. This eventually continued into a warm, tingling lower back discomfort that has eventually radiated up to my upper back. That pain became chronic for the past 2 years. Sitting and standing for long periods make it worse while walking is probably the most comfortable. It is still most intense in my lower back with an aching painful feeling. Also when I curl my right leg up towards my back I often feel a popping sensation in the area just above my butt. Trying to rotate my right leg out creates an extremely tight and pinching feeling on the upper outside area of my right leg.
I have had 2 MRI's, X rays, an EMG, and have seen all kinds of different doctors.
Treatments I have tried include: Sustained Physical therapy for 8 months, 3 Epidural injections in lower back, 1 Sacroiliac joint injection, 1 numbing injection into facets, full DRX decompression treatment, 6 prolotherapy treatments, yoga, SI adjustments, acupuncture, chiropractors, an inversion machine.
No doctor has come up with the problem, suggestions have included an Sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial back pain, and SI joint dysfuntction. One idea I had was that I had my labrum repaired in my right shoulder 6 months before all this started happening and I wonder if there is a domino effect that has caused a tightening of the muscles.
Muscle relaxers and heavy nsaids are ok, but just put me in a fog the rest of the day.
I am at the end of my rope. Any suggestions or recommendations would be welcome. Thanks