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In October 2016 I had intensive scoliosis treatment for a week, where they do a noninvasive process of trying to slowly move my spine over 8 hour days. I would sit and lay on vibrating beds and chairs, get adjusted, and work on adjusting my neck. When I first started, I had a 30 degree curve up top, 18 bottom. After, I had a 18 degree curve on top, 10 on bottom. I was ecstatic with these results. I am 31 years old and have had scoliosis issues since I was a child, everything seemed like it was going to work out perfectly now.
The first night after my last treatment, I woke up an hour into sleep and I was shaking uncontrollably. I do suffer from anxiety, so I tried to write it off as that, since I was moving from Florida to Msisouri the next day, and I had just gone through an intensive treatment, I figured it was my body adjusting. I spend about an hour shaking, my entire body, until I finally fell asleep. The next day, we stopped in Alabama for the night. Same thing. One hour into sleep, I woke up, shaking again. I was so scared I went to the ER in Birmingham because I could not calm down, my entire body was out of control and I knew something wasnt right. They kept me all night, released me at 5 am with no answers, and I started my drive again. I didnt sleep for 3 nights, because every time I tried to fall asleep I would tremble. I contacted my chiropractor and they said they had not heard of that before, and dismissed it.
Fast forward a year later. I still have trouble sleeping sometimes. I went to a doctor a few months ago, and they did an Xray and found that I had a bulging disk in my lower spine. At the time, I was having issues walking, being able to exercise, Etc. Every time I would go to the gym, I would become light headed within 15 minutes and I could not do anything anymore. It got to the point where I could not even walk a certain distance without my legs feeling weak and I felt light headed. I used to be able to hike, and when I was in Colorado trying to hike I made it a quarter of a mile and I had to stop for fear of fainting.
I have been light headed every day for over a year. For months I felt so weak in my legs that I could barely make it up stairs. My equillibrium is off, any time I stand on anything that is not completely level, I get dizzy. I am shaky a lot of the time. My head feels funny constantly. I am losing my mind because I just want to feel normal again. Has anyone EVER had these symptoms? Before I had the intensive treatment, I was told that getting it done would help with my anxiety, heart palpitations, and any other issues I was having. I feel like I was lied to. When I say light headed, I dont mean the room is spinning. I mean that I can focus on things, but I feel very faint, like I am going to pass out.
Can anyone help me?