1 month ago i took off of work with some moderate lower back pain brought on after moving a pool table...lasted 4 days or so..then was good. 1 month to the day later i moved the same pool table..didnt seem to have immediate problems..later that night got the old sore back thing happening. next morning i went out to water the yard ..still a little sore....and reached down to grab the water hose and it all went out..extreme pain and i hit the ground...laying in the yard couldnt get up....my wife finally gott me up and into the bed. layed in bed for 2-3 days ...no help....went to the dr this morning...have a mri and xrays scheduled for day after tommorow.
symptoms are pretty much bad pain...as long as i am laying flat on my back in bed im ok....cant stand or walk and if i stay on my feet for more than 2-3 minutes it gets really really bad to the point of ending up on the floor needing
wife to wrestle me back to bed screaming. the pain seems to radiate into my bowels somehow and when im really hurting i feel like i must use the bathroom right away...had stomach related issues since it happened.
dr thinks its a disk issue hitting on some nerve related to my bowels and says no time to wait that i need an MRI ASAP...she also stated that if its what she is thinking im probably looking at surgery.
has anyone had any experience with this or know enough about it to form an opinion????
im still hoping its the usual muscle related injury ive dealt with in the past....real differnce from this and that i can tell is the pain is more intense and the whole bowel thing...and my pain seems to be directly related to my weight compressing on the bad spot and not so much muscles hurting if i turn the wrong way etc.
thanks for any input