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Old 02-08-2013, 06:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, I'm done for the season. This makes me so sad I hurt myself at work. I have a herniated disc that happens to be pinching the main nerve in my left arm called the ulna (sp?) nerve. It's constantly numb and I feel electricity going through it down to my fingers. My trapeezia and neck hurt the most, but the numbness is the most annoying.

I start physio today, will keep it updated on the sitch, maybe I can still end up salvageing the season...
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Old 02-08-2013, 06:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get better bro
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I swear by physio.

Never miss it & endure the pain.

The harder you torture yourself @ physio, the faster you will become strong again.

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Old 02-08-2013, 10:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Never a good thing to have happen in the middle of the season. Best of luck on a speedy recovery.

BTW you don't need feeling in your arms to snowboard
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
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FWIW here's my 2 cents, I herniated my lower back L-4 while wakeboarding. Talk about "Electric shock", you said your pain was in the arm, my pain ran down the whole side of my leg and back. Thought I was going to have to back surgery to get well. However, after just resting it, no wake, snow or skate and just going to PT it's all good now! It took about 4-6 months to feel like I was going to recover. Swear nothing happens for about 3 months. I even had a temporary handicap parking placard, it was that bad! So, hang in there, I hope you make a full recovery...
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Old 02-08-2013, 11:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Girl, take your time and do the time to get that shit working again. Spinal injuries are some of the worst. +++ vibes for a full recovery your way.
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Old 02-08-2013, 03:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks for the positive responses

I went for physio this morning (braved the snowstorm lol) and the assessment went well. Since I already had preplanned a couple days off next week for snowboarding, I'll be doing physio instead. It will take about 4-6 weeks of recovery if I keep up with physio, which I really want to do.

First step: to relieve the nerve

Rich, that sounds crazy! I'm glad you're better now :d

And Bseracka, I really don't want to risk making this injury worse. This happened at work and I need to get back to it ASAP.
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Hope you get better fast! My biggest fear is a season ending injury on or off the slopes...
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Sorry to hear that, Optikal. Hope you heal up soon!

I herniated two lumbar discs a couple seasons ago. Ugh the pain! I actually rode with them (not advisable) until my back said in no uncertain terms, no mas.

Had visits to the chiro daily but was still in excruciating pain. Something that really helped me get to the other side of it was the inversion table (which I already had). Apparently the weight of the skull and scapulas creates the ideal "pull" in order for the discs to be sucked back into place. You might want to consider it and/or talk to your physio person about it.

Wishes for a speedy recovery! Oh - I was back out riding after the worst of it. I felt sketchy about being on a board but managed well enough. Hope you can get back out there soon!
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Ouch, back/spine injuries suck. Good that you're getting physio right away though, never want to ride through that sort of thing.

Seen a few friends ride through disc issues and it just caused a lot more problems down the line, always good to get that treated asap.
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