Hello, I have had 3 micro discectomies on the same disc in the last 5 years ( L5 S1). After spending many months of feeling that no one believed me and wondering whether the pain was imaginary and all in my head! I have had confirmation from the pain clinic that scar tissue is attached to the nerve root. The Dr's are quite vague and wont give a straight answer to anything, all i know is, there are no treatments available that I can have, they've ruled out epidural injections for fear of making matters worse. I'm working 3 days a week and Im really struggling , I need to work but haven't managed to do a full month yet. I've always worked even right up to all my ops but this is horrendous. I've been doing physio now for a year which has helped a little. No one actually seems to listen hence I thought I would try this. Do I just suck it up and carry on working, Is pushing myself to work causing damage to the little bit of disc i have left? Is this regarded as painful or am I just a wimp? Honest answers gratefully received. Thank you
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