Change to sitting position got rid of pain

Santiago Garcia - santigarciagaliana@yahoo.es

Posted 2007-12-16

I'm a doctor, 34 year-old; I started having pain in my urethra and base of testicles; was tested with 2 sperm and urine culture (in different hospitals), both negative. Prostatic massage: negative. The urologist told me it could be a non-bacterial prostatitis, but anyway he prescribed broad-spectrum long-term antibiotics, and NSAID. They didn't work, and I started to feel pain in the pararectal area and between coxis and rectum, sometimes very painful.

I had a MRI, which was negative (just a hyperflexed coxis, which they said it was normal). then I developed parestesias involving the whole pelvis, but mostly between coxis and rectum. This happened for 3 and a half months; by this time, I had developed some anxiety, because of the pain, but mostly because the lack of diagnosis and effective treatment. But looking through the internet I found this unstable coxis diagnosis (coxis is moveable, developing a chronic inflammation): I read how to sit properly, sitting on your ischium (sit bones), avoiding pressure on your coxis. Now when I sit, my pelvis is bent 90 degrees or more, and never let my coxis contact the chair.

It's been only 5 days, I know it's a little soon to claim victory, but the improvement has been dramatic. When I mean dramatic it means that after 5 days I feel NO PAIN, and parestesias have disappeared. At the same time I was undergoing Acupuncture treatment for 3 weeks, which didn't seem to improve (I don't really know to what extent Acupuncture might be involved). But positively, after 3 and a half months the only thing I changed was my sitting position. And it worked. As I said before, it might be too soon, but I wanted to share it with you as soon as possible, so someone might start doing it

Thanks to all the ones trying to build and cooperate in sites like this; and for all those undergoing pain everyday, believe me when I say there's a solution for you, don't give up!

If anyone has questions, feel free to contact me at: santigarciagaliana@yahoo.es

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