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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Treatment for Back Pain in Kidney Dialysis

2014-11-14 06:41

Treatment for Back Pain in Kidney DialysisDialysis is a life-preserving treatment for Kidney Failure patients. While helpful, it brings some side effects. Can dialysis cause back pain? If so, what are the treatment for relieving back pain in dialysis?

Two types of dialysis

There are two types of dialysis, and each type of dialysis can cause back pain, but in different ways.

Hemodialysis (HD): In medicine, hemodialysis (also hemodialysis) is a method that is used to achieve the extra removal of waste products such as creatinine and urea and free water from the blood when the kidneys are in a state of Renal Failure.

Peritoneal dialysis (PD): The process uses the patient’s peritoneum in the abdomen as a membrane across which fluids and dissolved substances are exchanged from the blood.

Causes of back pain


-Calcium deficiency. It is due to high level of PTH, leading to inhibition of calcium absorption.

-High blood pressure. This complication can cause aortic dissection that can result in severe and sudden pain.

Peritoneal dialysis:

-Pressure inside the abdomen. The injection of dialyzate will elevate the pressure on abdomen. When standing, you will feel the compression of spine.It is a burden on muscles in the lower back, making patients feel pain.

- Acute pneumoperitoneum

- Obesity, weak abdominal muscle, or hip arthritis can also cause back pain.

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Treatment for back pain

General treatment for back pain are massage, exercise, and judicious use of skeletal muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory agents. As for you won condition, you can email to us at

Except back pain, many other complication can be seen in dialysis patients. They may experience different cases due to the age, physical health, medical treatments, and so on.

For Kidney Failure patients, dialysis is not the best way to prolong their lifespans. In our hospital, Shijiazhuang Hetaiheng Hospital, we have committed us in treating kidney disease by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that are safe and effective.

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