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What do you do when you have severe lower back pain and can't walk but no "specialists" will say there's anything wrong with you?

I have had chronic back pain for 15 years and have never had a neurosurgeon or neurologist to diagnose me with anything or even tell me that there's anything wrong with me. I don't know what to do.

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I went to doctors, used muscle relaxers, was put in traction, nothing helped. a friend talked me into going to a chiropractor, which I was very skeptical about...he showed me on my x-rays that I had a pinched nerve.
He adjusted me and I had never felt better. then I tried another one later on and she just used these clickers things to adjust me, that didn't work for me at all. So I have to say to go to one that adjusts with his hands and not clickers. I would have never believed in them if I had never tried one. what amazed me I didn't say exactly where I hurt....he would press here or there and I'd about jump off the adjustment chair. He knew exactly where it hurt me and how to adjust me back inline so I didn't hurt. reg. doctors will not advise you to go to one. But I'm here to tell you they can and will help.

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When have back pain for many years, it isn't easy to live with. There could be damage to the nerves, which makes it hard to walk. Consult another doctor and have them give you a referral, to see a neurologist. Don't give up, for your health is important.

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I had back problem years ago and couldn't find a dr to help me. My reg dr knew what was wrong and what needed to be done. But since he wasn't a back specialist he wasn't comfortable in treating me. He even had a hard time finding someone to help me. Finally he found a spinal clinic that would and did help me. They specialized in just the spine. See if you can find someone that does that. If you're in Calif I can recommend them. Good luck.

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I agree. I was having sudden bad problems in my right hand, arm, & shoulder that almost seemed to be indicative of a heart attack. An MRI showed a severely herniated disc in my neck. The spine is a very touchy thing,
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Especially in the neck & lower part, since in between there is supported by your ribs.
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Wow. Glad they found the problem. Are doing ok now. I had friend that had same problem. He had surgery that made it bearable but he had to where a brace whenever he was in a car. Just in case he got rearended.
I feel for anyone that has back or neck problems.
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You need to see an orthopedist. They can tell if your back hurts and suggest ways to correct it. Based upon people I know who had back surgery, I wouldn't advise it. They all came out worse off. Walking like zombies, in worse pain, or unable Robeson or stand.

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Back surgery is a shot in the dark. My daughter in law had surgery and she got lucky. My brother couldn't take the pain in his back any more had surgery now he's in worse shape Not only still in pain but has a walker and wheelchair. I know more people in worse shape after surgery then in better shape.
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