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My L5 disc is herniated

Started by Michell. Dell on 01/12/2019 7:38pm

I'm trying to get on disability, so I can get this fixed, it's coming up to my disability court date.
I was an electronic floor jack operator at my last job. I had to shovel 1100 lbs, of raw chicken, from one tote(it will hold 2000lbs), to the other. I was almost done shoveling, and I had a very sharp pain hit me in my lower back. It felt like the burn I've had from turning my head wrong, ×10. It was just a split second, and the pain went away, I never thought more of it.
I woke up to get ready for work, about two weeks after that pain hit. I almost fell into the floor, when I got out of bed. I couldn't feel a lot of my right leg. I had to call into work, because I barely could walk. I went to my chiropractor, and she did what she could that day. I told her, I had no clue what happened, for my leg to do that.
My chiropractor asked me what I had been doing, for the past week or so. I remembered the shoveling I did, and she said, sometimes it can take up to a month to feel a reaction to some injuries. Then some can reacted immediately. She said that's what probably happened.
I was out of work for two weeks, because of my back. The feelings in my skin never lost the numbness.
The symptoms I have are, I can't left my leg, without using my hand to pick it up (right leg)
I have had trouble with my bowel, and my kidens
I can't been my right leg.
I have no pulse, and my right leg.
I'm sure I can come up with more, I just haven't noticed it yet.
It takes me forever to walk anywhere.
My right leg pops out, and I fall, I've fallen, 20 or 30 times. That's just a guess

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Do you have these pains in spite of visiting your chiro?


I had this happen to my after shoveling snow. I had MRI done and it shows L4/5 bilateral herniated. Cold legs and feet. I am trying to avoid surgery . If you live in Colorado NER therapy works . Body-awareness.com Don Kipp. It’s like acupuncture/acupressure but gentler. It gets your body out of shock and restores the balance and alignment. I did 3 treatments and it was better than all the physical therapy they had me doing making it worse. It has worked for me. I traveled there from Texas. It was worth it.