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Hi, my name is Maca!

MacaMaca Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi all,ive just got the results of a MRI i had last week for severe lower back pain,ive had a bad back for quite a few years but the last 9 months its more and more persistent,a few weeks ago my right foot went numb so my GP sent me for a MRI,i got the results today and was also told i need back surgery or it will only get worse,ive got 2 weeks to decide if i want the surgery,but i dont understand the results,can anyone explain them a bit simpler.


  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Maca

    Good Evening & Welcome 👍👍

    I’m very very sorry to hear about your current situation.

    Unfortunately we aren’t able to give you any medical advice!!!!!

    We are only able to offer “Support & Info”

    Buy the looks of things your back will only get “worse and worse”

    So if the docs are saying that you need an opp to make things better.

    You need to way up if you can continue taking the pain which will only get worse!!!!  

    Or have the opp & get better in time ??????

    Please please let me know if you need anything else that I can help you with ???????

  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Maca, and a warm welcome to the community!

    Thanks for sharing this with us, and I'm so sorry to hear about your pain. Unfortunately this isn't something we're able to do, as we're not medical professionals. I would advise booking an appointment with your GP instead, is this something you can do?
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