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January 1st 2017 - supposed to be the start of a new year but not for me. While lifting a heavy fridge, I injured myself and my locked my back. MRI showed a badly herniated L5/S1 and so the journey starts.
Terrible Sciatica commences and sitting is just unbearable. 8 weeks of physio and the Sciatica is under control - but sitting still remains a problem.
So I've adapted to a life of standing and lying down. A supportive work environment has been a godsend with my company installing a standing desk.
As I fast approach month 3, mental strength diminishing with progress plateaued.
Unbelievable how debilitating such back pain can be.
Clearly want to stay away from the surgeons knife and will try to refocus on physio again for the next 3 months.
All the best to my fellow sufferers and let Lahore we can beat this !
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