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opinionated and stubborn doctors!!

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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 05:28 PM
So I made that parachute jump with a bad ending around 2011. It was a fast/hard opening, so hard it ripped a "L" 1m by 0.5m into the cute, very painful thing. We were secure even with the ripped chute, don´t get me wrong, it was not the landing, it was the opening. Had a quick blackout after that. For weeks I couldn´t move my torso without pain and from then on I always had problems with my back. I went to the doctor and he said it was just a very bad strain. I voiced concerns but he just precscribed me painkillers and said go swim more.

And I did. The pain was weakened a bit but when I was doing physical work or even going back practising Siu Nim Tau and QiGong, the pain was there. It´s not that I´m the youngest anymore so not really surprising if you have a little bit of pain in the back.

Finally, after years of constant pain, last november until end of december my doctor send me into sports rehab to work on my back (and learn to accept living with it as it turned out there). Even when I came in they would not do a Xray but just fumble around my back asking if it hurts here or there. Got physical therapy. My back got seriously worser over times shortly after it was decided to put focus on loosening my spine with certain excercises, the pain came back like in 2011.

I said all that but they declined and it was their opinion it´s just temporary and partly so called memory pain.
So I went back to my doctor and he finally send me to an orthopaedic specialist. The ones you can´t just walk in but need a special recipt.
He did an xray and decided that we need to make an MRT to get better pictures. It took around half an hour of magnetic hammering and funny buzzing sounds and then the results were there.

He asked me how long I was in hospital and what painkillers I got and I said no hospital, went swimming and got ibu***600. I said to him he´s the first one to ever look seriously even after rehab. He asked if I was serious and that such cases normally need a fix as soon as possible. Turns out I´m not that pussy the idiots at the rehab thought I am. Walking around with cracked thoracic vertebra and broken ribs. They did not find out!!! No wonder that the pain is back in a serious manner because it never could heal properly and now that I worked on loosening the spine it´s getting worser!

The doc gave me a neat DVD where a software is preplaced with the pictures so you can scroll through.

This is one outtake.
It´s just one of many, you can scan through the body but I had to clip it because there is private data all over the screen.

it took so #ing long to figure out that there where several damaged rips and several cracked thoracic vertebra and a dislocation at two points???
Seriously? I mean it´s not that I did not ask -no- nearly begged for an Xray but after some time you begin to think you´re getting older and all that so you have to befriend yourself with the idea of some pain here and there.

If they had discovered it freshly, they would have fixed it with an operation but now it´s too late and I have to live with it!!!!!
I waited hours and hours in waiting rooms, spend 7 weeks in a sports rehab and went to different doctors that all said it´s a strain or that I have to practice more sports and all that bull#. Not to forget the costs on medical bills, time wasted and pain almost every moment even if you want to sleep.

Oh and the best thing, remember my accident with the poison 2014? They did a thorax xray then and did not notice that my spine is looking like a bendable drinking straw that´s been chewed on??? I guess that was not their field so who cares.

Thank you, world of ignorant doctors assuming everyone is a leech and a crybaby!!
I mean not everyone, but nearly everyone I met.
edit on 10-3-2016 by verschickter because: spelling details and replaced picture because of private data.

posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 05:43 PM

remember my accident with the poison 2014?

Sorry for your pain. Glad for the diagnosis. Perhaps a lawyer? Have you asked for copies of ALL of your medical records? Do so, but don't let on why.

posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 05:49 PM

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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 05:58 PM
a reply to: ClownFish

I´m on it currently. Diagnosis is two days old. I was there tuesday.

Poisoned because someone did not care about his job!

edit on 10-3-2016 by verschickter because: (no reason given)

posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 05:59 PM
sorry that you have to live like a cripple because of the ignorance of doctors/nurses, do what clownfish said you may get some compensation, i never have or will trust doctors, all they care about is not getting sued, you should have went to the city/town next over and got a second or even a third opinion, people know their bodys better then doctors.
edit on 10-3-2016 by theboarman because: mistake

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posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 06:03 PM
a reply to: theboarman

I went to several doctors, they all said it´s not necessary, it´s just a strain. Because it seems normally you don´t actually walk around with a spine like that. Not to excuse them but it seems my level of paintaking is pretty high.
I´m currently looking into that, diagnosis is fresh.

people know their bodys better then doctors.

That´s what they try to get out of your head... And if, it´s "memory pain"...

posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 06:19 PM
a reply to: verschickter

I've been where you're at. Played hockey for 23 years, and my last season I had a defenseman and a winger fall on me while in a butterfly--425 pounds of angry meat dropped. I cracked 2 vertebrae, blew out 2 discs, and broke my tailbone. 3 surgeries later, I live in constant pain due to hubris and an initial misdiagnosis and treatment plan.

Bottom line: don't take the Dr's word as gospel, if it doesn't sound right, question it; and for all that's holy, get a 2nd opinion. I'm truly sorry for your suffering, and hope you find relief and quality of life.


posted on Mar, 10 2016 @ 07:04 PM

originally posted by: verschickter
a reply to: ClownFish

I´m on it currently. Diagnosis is two days old. I was there tuesday.

Poisoned because someone did not care about his job!

Wow. You're the reason I stayed...We need to talk.

You are doing everything well, but please, listen to me and trust me, you need to stay calm and get as much rest as you can. Your immune system is wasted and your system needs all the "right chemicals" it can produce on its own right now. And the others are right, that this wasn't a rant and should have its own post. (Re: the poisoning). I went through something similar, but now isn't the time to go into it.

Know this much:

Doctors get sued because of the lack of proper communication.

Doctors lose law suits because of the lack of proper documentation.

If you are "just" dealing with a doctor, you might be okay, but with several, everyone is pointing to everyone else and records do get lost, changed and otherwise tampered with -- to an extreme. Still, if it's "just" doctors, then you do have a chance of a law suit, or multiple law suits, but only a chance. You do need a lawyer here and most likely, everyone will want to settle out of court.

Regarding the poisoning, the issue is, if an idiot is involved, you're screwed. If a corporation is involved, you're screwed. If both, you're screwed squared. Don't waste your time. Your ATS family cares for you, but no one outside of that, including any lawyers you might find. They will take your money and hang you out to dry. You end up being screwed cubed. I know. But maybe it's different where you live.

Please, do get some rest and try to remain calm. Stress is natural, but with the poisoning, it is counterproductive to your health.

posted on Mar, 11 2016 @ 04:24 PM
thank you all for the kind posts.

a reply to: ClownFish
the poisoning is long healed it was to show how much bad luck one can get.

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