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  Reply # 1223662 27-Jan-2015 22:31
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ummm ... and see the best sports physician you can find, first. who will decide on the mri.




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  Reply # 1223664 27-Jan-2015 22:32
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joker97: ummm ... and see the best sports physician you can find, first. who will decide on the mri.


I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.

Been to a few top ones and they just give it a rub, Suggest some stretches that dont work then im back in 2 weeks.




 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1223666 27-Jan-2015 22:34
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MRI shows everything ... even some things that you don't want to know ...

you need a specialist that can make sense of your back and the mri, to put 2 + 2 together ...

someone suggested a sports physician (eg who does Richie McCaw see when he "tweaks" his back/hamstring/ankle/insert body part)




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  Reply # 1223668 27-Jan-2015 22:35
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that's why you pay southern cross ... right?




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  Reply # 1223670 27-Jan-2015 22:36
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TimA:
joker97: ummm ... and see the best sports physician you can find, first. who will decide on the mri.


I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.

Been to a few top ones and they just give it a rub, Suggest some stretches that dont work then im back in 2 weeks.


You've seen some top sports physiotherapists, or sports physicians? They're not the same, sports physicians are doctors, usually GPs, with post-graduate specialisation in musculoskeletal medicine. From your description of their management it sounds like you've seen physios, rather than sports physicians.




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TimA:
joker97: ummm ... and see the best sports physician you can find, first. who will decide on the mri.


I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.

Been to a few top ones and they just give it a rub, Suggest some stretches that dont work then im back in 2 weeks.


You've seen some top sports physiotherapists, or sports physicians? They're not the same, sports physicians are doctors, usually GPs, with post-graduate specialisation in musculoskeletal medicine. From your description of their management it sounds like you've seen physios, rather than sports physicians.


Couldnt tell ya at midnight the finer details but im pretty sure one of them was option one.

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  Reply # 1223745 28-Jan-2015 08:24
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I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.


FWIW, and I don't know if it applies to you, my doctor told me that my bad lower back was caused by being overweight.

After losing about 20kg, my bad back problems more or less went away (I must admit I was a bit surprised).





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  Reply # 1223749 28-Jan-2015 08:26
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frankv:

I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.


FWIW, and I don't know if it applies to you, my doctor told me that my bad lower back was caused by being overweight.

After losing about 20kg, my bad back problems more or less went away (I must admit I was a bit surprised).


Ha, overweight and obesity are significant contributors to many peoples back and knee pains, it's a perenially unpopular aspect of the diagnosis with patients!




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  Reply # 1223765 28-Jan-2015 09:18
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TimA your back issues are different to mine and I'd not recommend seeing anyone as I had originally indicated, until you have a medical diagnosis. My issues were acute but relatively short lasting, say 3-4 days at a time and always resolved themselves. 

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  Reply # 1223788 28-Jan-2015 09:42
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About 6 weeks into starting my current job I begun to get sore lower back.
Over the next year, this spread down my right side - semi pins and needles feeling

Doctors and specialists were not that helpful, until I found the right specialist and the right exercise
I need to stretch my thigh muscles regularly as everything is tightening up due to sitting down too much. My core also needs work and I could stand to loose some weight 

However, have been under control for over a year now



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  Reply # 1223829 28-Jan-2015 10:17
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frankv:

I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.


FWIW, and I don't know if it applies to you, my doctor told me that my bad lower back was caused by being overweight.

After losing about 20kg, my bad back problems more or less went away (I must admit I was a bit surprised).






Hah,
Well im no way near overweight. Try like 80KG or something. I am 6"2 so maybe just being tall causes a strain more easily.




 


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  Reply # 1223892 28-Jan-2015 11:19
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TimA:
frankv:

I want the endless cycle of it being goo then completely bad then getting better over a week to end and not reoccur.


FWIW, and I don't know if it applies to you, my doctor told me that my bad lower back was caused by being overweight.

After losing about 20kg, my bad back problems more or less went away (I must admit I was a bit surprised).






Hah,
Well im no way near overweight. Try like 80KG or something. I am 6"2 so maybe just being tall causes a strain more easily.


If Tim lost 20KG he could hide behind a bit of dental floss :) 


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  Reply # 1223944 28-Jan-2015 11:54
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Might not have enough muscles to hold back the disc!




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  Reply # 1223983 28-Jan-2015 12:26
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joker97: Might not have enough muscles to hold back the disc!


Who knows, No one has ever looked into it and found out that cause. Just suggest i exercise..




 


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  Reply # 1224049 28-Jan-2015 14:05
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Try the GP and stress that you need it sorted. Since you've got insurance it should be relatively straight forward to get it escalated to the right people.

Best of luck Tim. I hope you can get it sorted.




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