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Spinal stenosis and Fibromyalgia and want to leave work
Hello, I have just joined and I’m looking for some advice please. I have Spinal stenosis and Fibromyalgia which leaves me in chronic pain. My Doctor is not supportive, I live on my own and have to work to support myself. I work on a checkout in a supermarket which involves a lot of heavy items which causes my back to lock up. I have asked my Doctor to support me in leaving work and trying to claim benefit to help me stop being in so much agony, she refuses by saying it won’t help my depression to give up work, even though I tell her how much pain it causes me. I am 59 years of age. Does anyone have any advice for me please, I feel like I am knocking my head against a wall.