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New Member Lower Back Pain Question

bflem55bbflem55 Posts: 2
edited 12/12/2014 - 3:56 AM in Lower Back Pain
Hi I am a 31 year old male and I work for the fire department. When I was 18 I was told that I have degenerative disc disease in my lower back. I have had no problems for years other then maybe a minor week long flair up of pain for that would last for about a week and this happened about every 6-12 months. I am a very active person I play a lot of golf hunt, workout, eat healthy. This Nov. about 5 weeks ago I was doing my normal time spending time in a tree-stand bow hunting. The position you sit in a tree stand isn't the best but I haven't had problems before. My back pain started to flair up and it was very bad almost locked up when I woke up one morning. I was prescribed 10 days worth of prednisone 20 mg per day. This seemed to help and at the end I felt better. The pain is still there though more so when I wake up in the mornings. I have never been to a chiropractor and I am thinking about going to one now. I have been told my back could be slightly out of a line and they could fix that very easily. Any input on this or advice?? Thanks for listening

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