Hi everyone. I'm a 33-year-old male
To cut a long story short , I had an accident in August 2014 .
Hurt my back and had various trips to docs, chiro, physio. I finally got an MRI scan only on lower back which revealed bulging disk L4/L5 with
disk degeneration, I was basically told to get on with life as this was common. I had to quit my job in construction as I can't do it anymore due to pain.
Now when I wake up each morning I really struggle to walk, sitting down makes the pain worse.
I also have an over-curved spine in the Thoracic area which really hurts when I lay down flat which also causes extreme pain in my ribs area and also I can feel swelling behind my right shoulder blade area.
I am constantly having bad headaches and after any period of physical exersion I actually feel like I'm about to die as if my body wants to give up on me. I was refused an MRI on my upper back and told to basically stop moaning as the spinal specialist has seen people with my issues have no pain at all. I am at a loose end now as I feel the pain is getting worse and more disabling each day.
Would it be wise to pay for a recommended chiro ? or could this make my problems worse ?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Link to member's other thread...http://www.spine-health.com/forum/pain/lower-back-pain/disabling-back-pain-seems-be-getting-worse
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