Has anyone with hughes suffered from back pain? This seems to be a fairly new symptom to me (by new I mean the last year or two). I get crippling pains in my lower back, usually it is on my right hand side and comes on quite gradually. If I'm lucky and I noticed it starting then a simple shift in position will sometimes stop it going any further however if I don't realise in time then the pain builds to the point where I'm on my hands and knee's and barely able to take a breath. This pain usually lasts no more than five or ten minutes and can dissapear as quickly as it comes, sometimes I can sit in just the right position and it virtually just switches off.
I've had similar pains in my shoulders but they dont hurt as much but they mostly seem to be on my RH side. My specialist has refered me to a rheumatologist but I'm not sure how much help they'll be able to give me.