I am very pleased to announce that, following the posts on this blog appearing on the Two Views of your Body Website and, as a consequence, thousands of requests for my full pain diary from my back injury, I have published the full version of my diaries along with some extra material on painkillers, physiotherapy, positive thinking and acceptance. I hope they help you to know that you are not alone on your own back pain journey.
US Back pain sufferers: Back Pain Diaries: My personal back pain recovery journey
UK Back pain sufferers: Back Pain Diaries: My personal back pain recovery journeyThis edocument includes a full diary of my back pain and my experience with pain, painkillers, movement, mood and exercise. The full diaries and articles are now be available on Amazon.
I suffered a herniated disc L4/L5 a few years ago and this blog is now dedicated to the posts that have proved helpful to people:
Notes on a Lower Back Herniated Slipped Disc this can still be found on the tab above the blog space as a separate page
How We Understand Pain
Pain and Meaning - slipped discs and pain scales