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wasteofskinwwasteofskin Posts: 1
so i was a medic working hard bringing in good money then an absent minded driver rear ended me, 2000 damage to my car and alot of pain and aggravation, had to wait 8 hrs in emerg then got sent home and thats when the party started...pain in my neck back and my left hip, of course dr was on vacay so saw a quack that said oh its just whip lash, in 3 to 4 weeks you will be okay....months later could hardly walk, couldnt work, couldnt even wipe my own arse, x rays then bone x rays then months and months later mri and guess what? just some bulged discs, and a thoracic bulge nothin much....ortho was un impressed i walk like a hunch back, my body is crooked i cant stand up straight but your okay...ortho said, no need for surgery....try physio.....okay tried that pain worse down my leg,worse in my hip area, cant sleep, gaining weight cause i cant even walk the dog....no life.....no hope.....want the pain to stop.....i want to work but cant...most days im hungary cause i cant walk up to the store for food and have no money for cab...doctor says i can go back to work....wtf? im almost thinking the only way to escape this pain is the high level bridge...now how do i get there....its very sad to be me now, as a medic i know my body, i know oxycontin isnt for me and i know i should move more, i just cant, the pain is un bearable,,,where to go from here i dont know, im 49 and i was 5'9 now im 5'7 ive shrunk because of the disc bulges in all my lower back, does any one know of a decent dr in edmonton? i have one of the best orthos...so they say and all thats needed is a very painful shot in the spine and i will be all brand new.....really? cant wait

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