Thread: back Pain
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:43 AM   #3
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Re: back Pain

What your doctor did was pretty normal. There's a progression of steps that most of us have to go through with these back issues. First, x-rays, then PT. If that doesn't do it, further testing like MRI's and/or CT's and/or bone scans. Then hopefully you'll get an accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan, which may or may not include surgery. If your doctor doesn't hang in there with you and go the next round, time for a different doctor.

Stick around here. We're not doctors, but many of us have had serious back issues and can help you from our own experiences.

I wish you the best,
Emily