posted on Jan, 4 2014 @ 04:37 AM
I posted this on a similar thread a long time ago,I will describe my situation but I don't know if it's the same as what your asking. About 15 years
ago I slipped a disc in my back, had it x rayed , it was a slipped disc between my number 5 and 6 vertebrae and was pinching the radius nerve in my
left arm. The radius nerve is where feeling to your thumb, forefinger and middle finger are at. The pain was crippling , there were times when I would
be walking down the street and I would just all of a sudden fall to the ground in agonizing pain. All of the people that I knew who had back problems
tools me, " never let them cut you, never let them do surgery on you." Well that wasn't a problem I had no insurance, so I had no choice but to
deal with the pain.
The first two years, I walked around literally holding the disc in place to alleviate the pain. Basically what was happening to me was that the
muscles in my back would tense up further pinching the nerve causing ever increasing amounts of pain. Every time the muscles got more tense the nerve
was punched tighter and the pain. would get worse.
What I started doing was at night I would put a heating pad underneath my back, and through some friends I would have to get a couple weeks supply of
5 milligram valium, and take two of those a night for a couple of weeks, until the muscles in my back, would relax enough to release from pinching the
nerve in my back. Valium was very hard to come by, back in early 2000, although doctors were perfectly willing to give me a lifetime supply of vicodin
, I didn't want the vicodin for two reasons. Number 1 was that I read a report that vicodin destroys your kidneys, and I like being able to pee.
Number 2 vicodin is a pain killer, and pain killers only mask the problem whereas muscle relaxers like valium, do exactly that they would relax the
muscles in my back, which would relieve the nerve in my back, and the nerve wasn't being pinched anymore.
Finally after I got to the point where the pain was relieved, I started to feel physically normal again, however if I sneezed or coughed real hard the
disc would pop back out of place and I would be right back where I started. So I had to walk around being very careful of what I did. Eventually after
having long periods of time without the disc popping out of place, it happened less and less frequently. And after about 7 years it stopped happening
Then shortly after I got to that point, I seen a news article that was stating that every seven years the bones in your body regenerate, but I didn't
have broken bones, but I assumed at the time that because I was living proof that the body can regenerate itself from such an awful injury that was
the type of thing I had experienced. Which is that over a period of time, with patience, faith and belief that your body can heal itself from just
about anything, but anyway that's my story about the mind healing the body, and I have no choice but to believe it because I'm still living pain
free to this day.