The article about back pain and gout from 9 years ago is still very popular. Today, we see back pain being associated with gout much more than we used to.
So, there is much more discussion of back pain from gout, and spinal gout, in the gout forums. Now that the gout forums are moving to a new website, it's a good time to look at the latest discussions. You can see current discussions at back pain with gout and at spinal gout. Better still, start your own discussion to see if your back pain is caused by gout.
Original Back Pain and Gout article follows:
Is Back Pain Caused By Gout?Your back pain might be spinal gout. A recent study, that I missed from my December 2006 Newsletter, shows that spinal gout is much more common than previously thought.
In a study by Bhandaru and others, Prevalence of Spinal Gout, 630 medical records of gout patients were reviewed and 64 selected where CT...