Hi everyone, I'm 17 and I'm a girl, at the moment and I've been having severe back pains for 9 months, I had an MRI done and the radiologists have found out I have early cervical discopathy and early thoracic spondylosis ( there's spiking in the upper part between t1-t4) also I have slightly dehydrated discs in c2 c4 and c5. My GP referred me to physio therapy which will start in a month, but she said it might not even help cos my problem is my discs and it cant repair my problems (there's degeneration, herination, bulging and the like) . She said I might have to undergo surgery. I wanted to ask will physio therapy really help me? Or should I opt for spinal surgery? I'll be honest the pain is so horrible I can even go sixthform cos of it, I need to always lie down and my arms and shoulders feel numb, hurt and feel weak. Also 80%+ of the time these conditions affect women over the age of 60 and Im 17 will it only get worse? Thank you for any help and sorry for making an essay I just really need some guidance. (Sorry for any spelling/grammar errors im on my ipad) :)Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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