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lms1234llms1234 Posts: 1
edited 09/19/2015 - 11:11 PM in Scoliosis
I am a 19 year old female and have always been a very active person. I love to hunt and fish and I have had a lot of trouble doing what I love here lately. I have had terrible back pain due to my 37 and 24 degree curves. I have had constant pain, muscle spams, pulled muscles, and herniated discs caused by my off balance . I can't watch my 2 year olds nephew all day without being curled up in pain by the end of the day. I am exhausted. Is there anything that can be done, I have tried physical therapy, chiropractors, epidural injections, massage therapy, and everything else that has been offered to me. I would really like to go through with the surgery but no one will touch me until I hit 40 degrees. I am so discouraged, I cant do anything I love anymore and having my nephew around makes me feel like I will never be able to have kids of my own some day.




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