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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symphysis</span> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> both hips and pelvis. Ist said I had degenerative change <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the pubic <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symphysis</span>. 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> occipital nerve stimulation caused the reaction <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> 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 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the pubis <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>symphysis</span>. But really the doctor offered me very little information. My entire pelvis is weakened by biomechanical instability and degeneration.
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