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post #11 of 16 Old 09-25-2012, 12:50 PM
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Go to a real doctor, not a horse trainer, witch doctor, voodoo priestess or other quack.
Check out the thread on narrow twist saddles. Maybe it is your saddle, they are could all be bad.
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post #12 of 16 Old 09-26-2012, 09:31 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you for all of your responses! Hopefully I will be able to get this figured out sooner or later!
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post #13 of 16 Old 10-06-2012, 02:06 AM
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Where we live we have pelvic floor specialists. They are specially trained for that part of the anatomy and are able to manipulate internally. I do refer some clients to them when there are issues such as you describe. It is worth checking out if nothing else seems to help. Usually they are registered physiotherapists.
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post #14 of 16 Old 02-19-2013, 05:59 AM
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I've been riding for over 40 years, and for nearly 30 of those years have suffered severe seat bone pain. It started when I was 25, after 12 years riding. Every time I got in the saddle, I would experience pain after a couple of minutes. After a long ride I would be left with sore, swollen patches on each seat bone. I tried different saddles, seatsavers, padded knickers, the lot. Nothing really helped, so I just put up with it, but it meant I couldn't do the really long rides I love. About 5 years ago, it gradually improved and after a few months I was fine again. Just recently, it has started again - only on longer rides at the moment, but I am terrified it will come back full force.
During this time, I was not able to wear ankle length boots because a similar reaction occurred on the backs of my lower leg where the boot touched, severe pain and swelling within minutes.
I am certain it's not muscular, so chiropractors, physios, etc. will not help. I think it may be something like an over-active bodily response to pressure in the bones. If it does come back, this time I'm going to see my doctor and hope maybe there is a steroid or cortisone treatment which will help. I desperately don't want to go back to the painful old days.
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post #15 of 16 Old 02-19-2013, 04:00 PM
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Have to tried flexing your glutes periodically while riding? This will elevate the bones.
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post #16 of 16 Old 02-20-2013, 05:41 AM
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I've tried pretty much everything... that might give momentary relief, but you can't do it for long. Thanks for the suggestion, though, worth a try.
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