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Only what I wrote. They have no advice. They have never seen such a thing. They have no suggestions or specific diagnosis. They have no referrals.
I am a college student. All I can do is walk to class. Anything else causes pain later. I used to be very athletic but now am sitting. BTW this has been stable for the last 2-3 years but still a major problem
A rheumatologist, orthopedic surgeon, and an orthopedic sports medicine doctor, two general practice MDs and two physical therapists
The orthopedic doctor said an MRI would not tell him anything useful and it just gave too much information about soft tissue, and so did the bone scan instead.
I don't think it is related to trigger points if you are referring to muscle issues as there is some physical problem effecting the connections based on the scan findings.
No one seems to know the cause or solution though.
I used to be 5-8 and 145 but have gotten heavy over the last few years of little exercise and a young person's appetite. Like 180 lbs. Joint problems (knees) first came up when standing behind the ice cream counter for hours in High School and I was in excellent condition.
Never had any thyroid studies as far as I know but they did standard blood work.