I Have a Bad Back

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 75 People

    Take care of your back.

    Use proper lifting techniques. I first hurt mine in 2010. FYI, IT NEVER GETS BETTER. It only hurts less some days.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 22, 2015

    I've always had a bad back myself

    and it's rather annoying being young and having this.. Well bad back hah. I can't really lift on to heavy of things anymore, I can't bend real fast-or often, and I can't take being jabbed or hit in the back... And one thing I can't stand is stupid people thinking I'm joking when...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX
    18-21, M
    Jan 24, 2015

    I Wish I Never Fell

    20Yrs ago I fell down a flight of stairs and it was the start of a whole lot of back problems for me. It was the way I fell. It was an old wartime house and the wall was at the base of the stairs so I threw myself backwards in order to catch myself. I twisted and landed on my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 9, 2012

    Major Problems

    On july 1, 1978 is when it happened i bent over to pick up a gas can to put gas in a mower the can did not come up i went down as the pain was very serious and i had to live with it all this time as i could not get any kind of help. it has been over 30 years now and i still do...
    wetlookh2o wetlookh2o
    51-55
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2009

    I'll never know exactly what I did,

    but I'm constantly living with the pain of a bad back. It was Halloween. 2006. I woke up so excited that it was my favorite holiday. That is, until I tried to get out of bed. Blinding pain. When I realized the pain wasn't going anywhere, I assumed I pulled a muscle. I took it...
    SheepishlyMe SheepishlyMe
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 30, 2015

    Just Happened

    Haven't had a bad back for a few years. Last night I was kneeling down and something went pop. Its my back. I have always felt sorry for anyone with chronic back problems. I will be okay in about 4 days as my problem is muscular not spinal related. To all of you with persistent...
    josycd josycd
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

    My Spine Got On My Nerves.

    Ok so the title is pretty funny when it comes to this story. If you followed the cars hitting me experiences, then this is what happened after. I didn't think cars could do more damage, I went to get a full examination. MRI's, ct, x rays, physical, so on. It took about a...
    Sonicbeats123 Sonicbeats123
    18-21, M
    Sep 3, 2013

    In November 2012 I hurt my back playing

    football. I should know I'm getting too old for it, but hey. Didn't help matters by shovelling snow every day for what seemed to be weeks, either. Anyway, I got myself fit again and played football for the first time in the first week of April 2013. Unfortunately, I went into...
    Mick672 Mick672
    41-45, M
    Feb 25, 2014

    I was 14, it was in school.

    . i always picked my bed near the windows.. Then its raining one night.. I open the windows slightly so I could sleep in the cool breeze.. i didn't realised the floor was wet, when i woke up in the morning, i fell.. couldn't play my favourite sport for two months.. Its so...
    9kty1 9kty1
    70+, M
    Jul 9, 2014

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