I recently reinjured my lower back after lifting weights and it's been over 6 weeks and it still has not healed. I had two disectomy surgeries about 5 years ago and have been fine up to this point until I got done with my workout. I recently got an MRI and visited two neurosurgeons and a pain management doctor and they all 3 said the disks are not injured and that's it's muscular. Maybe a deep fiber tear. My problem is that I have not really got any better in 6 weeks and I still have pain in both my right and left lower back and hips. Most of my pain is when I'm mobile. I don't have any when I sit down and very little when I lay down. One surgeon prescribed me a back brace which I wore today to help the muscles heal yet I feel worse today after wearing it all day. I feel like it's more instability than muscle pain and I keep worrying each pain I feel will make it worse. I'm signed up for pt this week yet has anyone had this type of feeling? Kinda of like little small pains in your lower back around the hip bone area on each side with a tad of nerve pain in hips and legs? I'm afraid it's something worse. Or does this just take a long time to heal? Any advice would be great. ThanksView Thread
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