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Severe back pain
An_254716 posted:
I am currently under treatment for lower back pain with an Orthopedic Dr. It started 2 years ago when the pain started to interfere with my daily activities. I went to see my orthopedic Dr. He put me on some pain meds which seemed to do the trick up until now. I am not sure why but nothing relieves my pain now. The best that I can describe the pain is like having back labor, but constant. I have had Xray's which they thought I had a compression fracture, so they ordered a MRI which stated there wasn't one and the Dr. nevr really said what he thought it was, except maybe some dmaged tissue in that area. He gave me a cortisone shot I the spot that hurt, which I thought may have worked until the numbing medicine wore off. Nothing helps it all. My legs will throb at times as well. I am at my wits end. I feel as if the Dr. the Dr. thinks I am after more pain meds, but I am not. I just want to not hurt. Please help, I feel like I m going crazy. Any suggestions would be great. I have 4 children and a husband that rely on me...

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davedsel responded:

Definitely time to see another doctor. Spinal Neurologists or Spinal Orthopedic Specialists are the best doctors to see for back pain diagnosis and treatment. You may also need/want to see a pain management specialist that is a physiatrist. These doctors offer a wide variety of treatments.

I pray you can find relief soon.
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