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Posted in: Back pain, and Neck pain.

Concerned person

Started by 101552315299291... on 07/27/2016 3:25am

Since need July 2015 I've had some minor lower back spasms. In April of 2016, I was a passenger in a car that was rear ended. I suffered from whiplash as a result of the car accident. I've also had a lot of the classic symptoms of a concussion, but not one doctor will confirm it. I've also been in physical therapy twice a week since the accident. I'm not really seeing much of an improvement in that area. In mid June 2016, I started developing some other things which could be attributed to the accident, but the verdict is still out on that. My right ankle and calf started swelling for no apparent reason. My right calf freezes when I walk for no reason causing me to lose my balance. In early July my pain medication was changed and I stopped taking ibuprofen. The pain was getting so bad before this that I was waking in pain and crying it was so bad. The new pain need I started taking only at night for the first week and then I was told to start taking it three times a day. Up until yesterday, July 25th,I was talking it twice a day. I try not to take it during the day because I am working and can't drive on it. I feel like I'm drugged, dizzy, and it basically isn't doing me any good. I had an MRI done on the 17th.I had two different doctors from my clinic call and tell me that I had a mild case of degenerative disc disease in my L4-L5. OK, so that now makes a total of four disc diseases, three in my neck and then new one. The radiologist posted his results of my MRI just this past Sunday, 24th.I read them and immediately got mad because both of the doctors that I talked to failed to mention that there is a 6mm synovial cyst on my left facet joint. Now, no doctor will return my call regarding that it for a referral to see an orthopedic some doctor. I'm getting more and more upset.

Anyone else deal with these kinds of things?

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