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Saabman posted:
Hi Guys.
I had a disc out in 1997. Four years later my back kept flaring up. I lived with it as it got better after 3-4 days. It gradually got worse, and now I have the symptoms for drop foot. Had MRI - came back clear apparently, but an x-ray shows excessive wear above and below old injury and also worn born at the base of my back. My hospital let me go today - with a numb foot and pains in my leg. Going to have to try my own doctor, otherwise I`m not sure what to do. When its bad, its agony.

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