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by rileyed
Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:34 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: sciatica, leg pain, herniated disc
Replies: 6
Views: 5780

exhausting

I know how you feel Yuli. everything seems to make it worse. If it hurts don't do it, is my advice. I had to learn the hard way. The body will heal eventually. if the pain is unbearable or you begin to get numbness then surgery has to be considered. I have met too many people who toughed it out so l...
by rileyed
Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Sciatica and Leg Pain
Topic: New Member L 5 S1 ruputred disc
Replies: 2
Views: 2939

failed back surgery

In June I had a microdiscectomy. I really had no choice. I am in the military and faced either to continue working (i was about to go on a 3 week 24 hour rotation at the hospital), or have the surgery. My pain at that point was so bad that I had fevers. I had tried everything and it only seemed to m...