At the age of 21, I have been diagnosed with the following...
In my lumbar spine I have 1. DDD characterized by disc desiccation, and disc height loss. 2. Multilevel Small posterior annular disc bulges without stenosis or nerve root compromise (which is good I believe?) and 3. Multilevel facet arthritis.
My thoracic region is normal
And in my cervical region I have
1. Cervical spondylosis
2. Multilevel osteophyte complex (C-2 - C-6)
Can someone who has similar issues offer me some comfort here? I feel pathetic having all this at my age
I feel pathetic having to use a cane, I feel pathetic having to be on narcotics.. I'm pretty sure I'm having a mental breakdown right now.
I'm so sick and tired of this pain.. I don't know what to do. I can't have surgery because of my age, I won't find a doctor who will even try, I can't have steroid injections, again cause of my age.. I'm desperate. I will do anything just for some relief at this point.. I'm breaking you guys
literally physically and mentally. I'm breaking..