Osteoarthritis of pubic symphysis

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When I wake in the morning my whole midsection is so stiff and painful I can hardly move, and can't bend over until I move around for awhile. I was told my pubic symphysis is fusing itself together, so not allowing it to move freely like it should. I have a bulging disc at L4-5, as well as spinal stenosis. I can't walk very far without pain. Actually my whole spine has lots of degenerative osteo-arthritis, as well as degenerative disc disease.
I had a recent X-ray of both hips and pelvis. Ist said I had degenerative change of the pubic symphysis. and a malalignment of ps. I understand that part. 2nd. Old posttraumatic fragmentation at the left greater trochanter with cortical whiskering of the right greater trochanter superiorly. Scattered degenerative changes of both greater trochanters. I don't understand that. Does fragmentation mean pieces broken off? What about cortical whiskering?
After my examination, I found that in patients with bilateral occipital bone, occipital nerve through an extremely sensitive site tenderness consider as a result of occipital nerve stimulation caused the reaction of the trigeminal nerve pain, through the use of zak acupuncture, a short span of several targeted treatment, the patient's pain disappear.
X-rays confirmed I have transitional S1 vertabra, enlarge processes sacralized on the right side, articulating with the sacral ala, I have degeneration of my facet joints at L5 and L4, hip bone spurs and narrowing and sclerosis of the pubis symphysis. But really the doctor offered me very little information. My entire pelvis is weakened by biomechanical instability and degeneration.
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