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Hey everyone. I'm new to the forum, but I'm Kate. Im 24, and have been experiencing back pain for a year and a half now. Currently on the road to get surgery (hopefully) to help with one of my many issues. This all started due to a car accident (thank the careless drivers), and as a result I have t5-t8 herniated, l4 bulged, and l5s1 herniated with a grade 3 tear. I'm currently awaiting a decision on if surgery will get approved - if so.. I'll then have to decide which option I go with. Anyway, I'm at my wits ends! Hope I can make some friends who understand the struggle. 



  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 7,385

    hello kej 257 !

    while you are waiting for responses from members with shared experiences, search may be quite useful to you. for any of your concerns, you may be led to current or older discussions. you may be led to medical side. the main site has all the formal medical articles and videos for you to research on, also.

    you may be interested in the information in following link, which also contain more  links of additional information.

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    please click on links for helpful information!
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