Since my lumbar puncture 4 days ago and testing showed VM I've been having horrible lower back pain where the puncture was done. The doctor who did it was at it for 20 mins had to be poking me at least 30 times my other half said. Kept begging him can't we stop for a break and he kept on going the pain was so bad I could feel the pain all down my legs would switch legs when he would poke then the pain would travel to to my head. Now I'm just worried that something is happening with my back because of it or is it just normal until I heal or part of healing. I mean gosh it's hard enough to have the pain in my head upper back and shoulders from VM but now my lower back is worse then before. It hurt but not like this. When I get up my legs want to give out I can't stand without help or even walk without holding on to someone or something. Please anyone having these same issues?