Fibroids can develop in multiple areas of the uterus in women’s body. Submucosal fibroids are located in the inside of the uterus, intramural fibroids are located in the wall of the uterus and subserosal fibroids are located outside lining of the uterus.
The location and size of a fibroid determines if it can cause back pain. Only subserosal fibroids can cause back pain. They can expand to a point where they put pressure on the on other parts of the body. When these fibroids reach spinal nerves, they can cause back pain.
If you start experience lower back pain which you can’t link to any strenuous physical activity, consult your doctor for the possibility of fibroids. Uterine fibroids can be detected via ultrasound or MRI.
There are some natural therapies to provide you relief from back pain and there are some medical treatment options that a doctor can prescribe to reduce your back pain caused by fibroids. The pain can be managed with medications and exercises until the fibroids shrink in size. Heat therapy is one of the effective way to alleviate the back pain. You can use a heating pad or a warm bath for this purpose to get some relief. Chiropractors can also be a great help and even other holistic methods including acupuncture and meditation.
It’s important that you consult your doctor if your fibroids are causing back pain. Only a specialist fibroids doctor can determine whether there is a natural way to manage your pain or if you should undergo a medical treatment to have fibroids removed to prevent further complications.