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Pinched nerve in lower back

SengaSSenga Posts: 1
edited 03/26/2015 - 12:20 AM in Lower Back Pain
I was advised by my chiropractor that I have pinched nerve as a result of Phase II progressive lumbar degeneration and would require 50 treatments to correct this problem. After 3 treatments this week I feel so much better and dont have any more pain. My chiropractor wants to see me this week 5 times, than next 2 weeks x 4 times a week followed by12 weeks of 3 times a week. This seems like a lot of appointments and I am not sure if I need so many. How does he know that I will require so many treatments if I have been responding well so far. Is it really necessarry ??? I dont have over $2000 to waste but I will pay any price to get better permanentny. Please help


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  • My radiologist advised one of the most dangerous things to do with disc issues is to let a chiropractor crank and twist an unstable area. Their " treatments" are highly suspicious and at time, dangerous.
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  • Agreed!!!
    clwinbe said:
    My radiologist advised one of the most dangerous things to do with disc issues is to let a chiropractor crank and twist an unstable area. Their " treatments" are highly suspicious and at time, dangerous.
  • formerweightlifterfformerweightlifter Posts: 196
    edited 03/31/2015 - 3:42 PM
    if i were you id count my blessings that you feel better, and save your time and money...everytime someone messes with your abck you can become screwed up...dont go back unless you are in pain again, and even then id see an ortho surgeon first.
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