I am a 23 year old soldier. I maintain high health and fitness standards. However, in the four years that I have been in the service I have sprained my r ankle numerous times; tore my r rotator cuff; I have had a pinched disk in my neck; accumulated nerve damage in between my shoulder blades (it makes it painful to breath sometimes); my tail bone feels like it is broken (but it is not and no red flags on the mri's); I have pain in my hips that shoot down my legs; I havn't been able to feel my two big toes since OCT 06; and now I have a piece of cartilage sticking out of my r wrist (apparently from overusage). With all of these injuries one after another like this and all having to to with the joints and the spinal cord, I can't help but think that they are all related. I have been harrassed by my supervisors for "being so problematic" although I am creative enough to maintain the highest standard of fitness around my physical restrictions. I have taken too much time away from the mission for doctors appointments. I need answers. I am fighting depression because most of my stress relief comes from activity. I am afraid I am going to be in a wheelchair by the time I am 30. Please, if this problem sounds familiar to anyone, let me know.Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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