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    Back pain since I was a child
    Naschez posted:
    When I was in 3rd grade I fell off the monkey bars and landed straight on my back. My father was in the military then and could not get off work to pick me up to take me to the doctors. Even afterwards I was never taken until years later when I complained of major back pains. The doctors told me then that there was nothing I could do because I waited too long. Now that I am 21 and still have back pains (to the point where it wakes me up at night) I am wondering if anything could be done. Is it still too late? Or maybe because medicine has advanced since then there could be a possibility of a change? Is it worth seeing a doctor for?

    And just to be clear on how painful it is I can't stand for more than 15mins without being in pain As well as having trouble sleeping through the night.
    bj1208 responded:
    Hi Naschez - welcome to the support group -

    Unfortunately we are lay people who suffer from chronic spine pains. We don't have any professional physicians on this site.

    The only types of professional physicians that would be able to examine, diagnose and offer treatment options would be to see either a Orthopedic Spine Specialist or Neurosurgeon Spine Specialist. they will order proper tests (MRI or CT Scan) and diagnose what is wrong. Once that is done they can let you know what treatment options are available for your spine issues.

    You must make sure they are Spine Specialist as there is a big difference between just a Ortho/Neuro Surgeon and Spine Specialist.

    in regards to sleeping at night try using extra pillows - under you knees if sleeping on your back and between your knees if sleeping on your side. Please do not sleep on your stomach as this puts more pressure on the spine. Try taking Ibuprofen as this will help reduce inflammation and help some with the pain.

    please keep us posted what you find out~~
    ~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~

    Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

    ~~ Joy ~~
    Kharma replied to bj1208's response:
    Not too long ago, five people are relaxed on the treatment of cervical disc herniated disc.[br>[br>I swear to God. My article, the truth is[br>[br>People all over the world can easily benefit.[br>[br>I need your help.[br>[br>Translates to around Korean minutes if you know, please let us know[br>[br>Doubt That's the meaning of the new posts on here have been properly delivered[br>[br>Today a new article was translated into English and posted content is passed I wondered how exactly[br>[br>Check, I'd greatly appreciate it.[br>[br>The common sense to break, so the power will
    bj1208 replied to Kharma's response:
    HI Kharma -

    you have posted before with a link showing the article in Korean language and there were no members that speak this.

    Your post does not make much sense and there is no link -

    I would suggest since you have so many problems posting here to maybe you should stop trying until you can get the proper info so e may review it
    ~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~

    Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

    ~~ Joy ~~
    Naschez replied to bj1208's response:
    Hi bj1208,

    Your advice on the extra pillows at night sure do help. I went to see my family doc who did a few X-rays. The disc located exactly where my pain is (lower back on right) are pinching each other. He is scheduling me for an MRI this week. He also gave me pain medication and I only take it if the pain is unbearable.

    I am glad I finally went and at least have somewhat of an understanding.
    bj1208 replied to Naschez's response:
    Hi Naschez - that's great news - glad you are going in for MRI - please keep us updated~~ take care~~
    ~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~

    Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

    ~~ Joy ~~

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