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My name is Martin
LOL I messed up my username when registering so I will be Marin here
I see so many of you have such worse issues than me but hope I can gain some insight on ways that have helped you so I don't get worse
I have injured my lower and middle back and mostly my neck from driving off road for a living on very bad roads .the constant vibration and jarring have not been good . In January the roads were bad and I hit some potholes real hard for a few days and felt a tweek in my middle bak .I got worse untill February when I could no longer work .I have finally started to get alittle relief through exercise but only for a few hours a day . My pain is fairly constant in my neck about a 4 to 5 out of 10 but if I overdue it it goes up to a 7 or 8 my lower back is not as bad only a 2 or 3 going up to a 5 and my middle back seems to come and go so some days it seems fine but others are up to a 5 .My neck is the issue I hate the most it feels like someone is squeezing my spine and putting more and more preasure on as day goes on.My issue is they can't seem to say for sure what is wrong .doctors and physio say it seems like soft tissue damage but it has been 6 months wouldn't it be getting better by now there are some spurs and DDD but they are mild in my neck so they don't think they would cause that much pain. i do have some bulging disks in my lumbar and moderate narrowing but have had those for 10 years and never caused me more than minor discomfort till now .I have had exrays and CT scan done but not MRI it is booked for next May unless i can figure out how to pay for it myself then I can get one right away . the Xrays and CT were only lower back and neck not middle .I do get some temporary relief sometimes when rolling a ball or a roller on my back if it cracks sometimes it feels a little better for a while .
Seeing some of your issues on here I feel minor but glad to hear some of your insights on things that have helped you
Thank you for having me
and thanks for all the help in setting up my account after I messed up my pass word you helped alot in setting me up
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