How to Alleviate Back Pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD)

How to Alleviate Back Pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD) Patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease usually complain that they have back pain. Then how does it occur? And what can patients do? Read on and you can find the answer.

As a life-threatening disease, Polycystic Kidney Disease is mainly characterized by numerous cysts in the kidneys. Before searching for the effective treatments, we should find out its causes.

Causes of back pain in patients with PKD

In early stage, the cysts are usually small and cause no symptoms. With age, the cysts can grow bigger and bigger. Gradually, the enlarged cysts will oppress the surrounding tissues and cause various pains, including back pain. And the pain can be dull pain or sharp pain.

In addition, kidney stones and infections, especially urinary tract infections can also lead to back pain.

How to alleviate back pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Before undergoing treatments, patients should do some tests to find out the causes of back pain.

Medicated Bath

This featured therapy is applied externally. Under the guidance of Chinese medicine, the proper herbal medicines will be chosen and made into the Medicated Bath liquid.

If you are searching for the herbal lists, you are welcomed to email and our experts will provide you the individualized herbal list as soon as possible.

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy

At Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, we recommend patients with Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is based on traditional Chinese medicine and the herbs are applied externally with the help of osmosis device.

Through promoting blood circulation, increasing the permeability of cyst wall and adjusting the inner and outer pressure of cysts. After several weeks of treatment, the cysts can be shrunk effectively. In addition, renal function can be promoted to some extent. Therefore, complications including back pain will be remitted effectively.

Pay attention to rest and avoid overwork

Overwork can aggravate patients’ back pain. What’s more, if the back pain is caused by cyst rupture, pay much attention to rest can be a good choice.


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