I am a 19 year old female. At the age of 14 I told my mom that I was having very bad back pain. 6 months later when I was still complaining she tok me to a doctor. They told me that it was growing pains, and that it would go away in a few months. Around the age of 15 my hips also began to hurt, and I went to the doctor again. They took X-rays, MRIs bone scans... the only thing that showed up was a degenerative disk in my lower back, but they said that would not cause all of the symptoms I have been having. My lower back aches constantly, the muscles on either side of my spine spasm frequently, my hips ache and get sharp, shooting pains down to my feet. My legs and back go numb a lot, and it is very hard for me to find a position that is comfortable enough to fall alseep in. Can any one offer any insight into what might be wrong?
I would love any advice that I could get.