Yes I get the back pain too. I think it might be referred pain from my intestines. I think she should ask for a referral to a Gastroenterologist (GI). The best tests to start with are the colonoscopy and Small Bowel Follow Thru. Good luck to you both.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.