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Lower back pain, tingeling in left leg

MalinsthoMMalinstho Posts: 1
edited 03/29/2015 - 4:27 PM in Lower Back Pain
So i have had a slight pain in my back for about a month but two weeks ago it got really bad. I started going to the kiroprator because i could not stop working out and take a week off because i had nationals in dance, i also work as a dance teacher and can not really take days off. I have had pain in my lower back and in the middle of my back, the doctor told me it was an infection inbetween my vertabras(sorry i'm not english, so i don't know if that was right) and he gave me pills for it, but it turns out that it's not possible to get an infection there. I was working out 2-5 hours everyday during this month when it was turning worse but i also was snowboarding a couple of months ago and fell on my back on top of a rail that might have done some damage.
So i have had really bad back pains and also tingeling from the middle of my back and down to the bottom of my foot, which makes me think that it's a nerve, but also make me more worried.
Thank you

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