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thoracic back pain & shortness of breath

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  • Posted By: typappy
  • February 12, 2007
  • 02:06 PM

Hi, need some help. 10 years ago i experienced middle back pain and sob while i was runnig. I went to my doctor and he sent me for a mri which showed some bulging discs T-678. I then start seeing ortho surgeons , rhumi's and neuro surgeons plus therapy. to this date not one of this people could give me a diagnosis. the pain and the sob have not changed after all of these years. i came to the conclusion that the medical field does not know about the middle of the back.. the last ortho dos said that i had 2 chooses, live with it or it might go away by itself. i dont believe that. has anyone ever experienced this type of injury. thanks

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  • Have you tried going to therapy? It helps alot of people with back problems, especially for bulging discs. You should also ask about seeing a pain management specialists to help you cope with the pain if therapy does not help. There are specific exercises you can do to try to slide the discs back into place (as per my therapist) Hope this helps.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 12, 2007
    • 03:27 PM
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  • KIDNEY ISSUES? JUST LEARNED KIDNEY PROBLEMS CAUSE BACK PAIN AND SOB IN SOME PT....I AM SOB WHEN RUNNING AND MY BACK SOMETIMES HURTS MY SOLUTION - SLOW DOWN AND STRECH! STRECH! STRECH! ALSO INCREASE AB WORK OUT THIS WILL HELP BULGING DISCS......I WOULD ADVOID SURGERY AT ALL COSTSHi, need some help. 10 years ago i experienced middle back pain and sob while i was runnig. I went to my doctor and he sent me for a mri which showed some bulging discs T-678. I then start seeing ortho surgeons , rhumi's and neuro surgeons plus therapy. to this date not one of this people could give me a diagnosis. the pain and the sob have not changed after all of these years. i came to the conclusion that the medical field does not know about the middle of the back.. the last ortho dos said that i had 2 chooses, live with it or it might go away by itself. i dont believe that. has anyone ever experienced this type of injury. thanks
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  • KIDNEY ISSUES? JUST LEARNED KIDNEY PROBLEMS CAUSE BACK PAIN AND SOB IN SOME PT....I AM SOB WHEN RUNNING AND MY BACK SOMETIMES HURTS MY SOLUTION - SLOW DOWN AND STRECH! STRECH! STRECH! ALSO INCREASE AB WORK OUT THIS WILL HELP BULGING DISCS......I WOULD ADVOID SURGERY AT ALL COSTSHey i just experienced this this morning sunday ,on my run shortness of breath and back pain which was quite severe. i run every day and havent experienced this before. Feel ok an hour or so later , no heath problems but concerned about this , sort of radiating back pain and could hardly breathe. thanks for that. maybe its kidney . ive been running for many years.
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