Posted 13 October 2010 - 02:13 AM
Posted 13 October 2010 - 02:32 AM
i was wondering if you have a broken back if you can still walk , i have something moving in my back and i can here it when it moves also the pain is so bad pain meds don't really help much and there is pain shooting down my legs , so i am asking if any knows if you can still walk around if you have a broken back?
I walked around with a broken back (L5) for 18 months w/o pain....just progessive paralysis/weakness.
Why don't you go see a doctor?
Posted 13 October 2010 - 02:51 AM
Posted 13 October 2010 - 10:26 AM
Posted 13 October 2010 - 03:53 PM
It's possible to damage your back in so many ways, and every way can give a different outcome.
You really need an X-Ray at the very least, to check for damaged discs, fractures or dislocations.
Posted 13 October 2010 - 05:35 PM
I walked around with a broken back for quite awhile. Yes the x-ray was done and showed nothing so I lived on pain pills to disguise the condition because the back is so "mysterious" that we really don't know why so many people have back pain. To make a long story short I had been living with a hairline fracture; one that didn't show up on a routine x-ray. When I sought another opinion the that doc did an MRI and voila a fracture had been there the whole time.
My advice to you; "INSIST" on an MRI immediately.