It seems like forever ago that my PCP said there is nothing wrong with me. My ortho sent me to 6 weeks of physical therapy. No improvement but we learned a lot about my pain. My PT says its SI Dysfunction, SI laxity, herniated disc (L5/S1), Sciatica, and symptomatic spina bifida. Basically, I hurt. A lot. I've exhausted the use of NSAIDs and can't take anymore because of a bump in my creatinine. My Ortho has requested an MRI through my insurance company but they've denied it twice. My ortho said yesterday that even if he gets the MRI he doesn't know what I expect him to do because I'm so young. I also asked him to fill out an RFC form for ssdi because I haven't been able to work since 2009 and these medical bills are killing me. He blatantly refused. I went to the ER today to try and get an MRI... they refused. They did, however, tell me I need to visit a neurosurgeon. Woo hoo... another one to tell me it's in my head. I am not emotionally capable of hearing another doctor refuse to do something. I almost yelled at my ortho when he said, "You're too young to have anything too serious. There's nothing for me to do if it's your SI joint. And spina bifida doesn't cause pain."
How do you stay positive? I don't want to go doctor shopping again. I want to be fixed. I want to be able to play with my daughter. I want to be able to walk without feeling like I'm dying. I want help. I can't find any.