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I Injured My Spine

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    One Accident Changed My Life

    I'm a varsity bass player. Music is my life. I play bass, cello, violin, viola, and bass guitar. My passion is music. It's my escape from this horrible world. Well, it used to be. A while ago, back in January I had an accident where I injured my back severely. Now I can't play my...
    LeftInTheDark LeftInTheDark 16-17, F May 27, 2013

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    The Wierdest Thing

    All week I have felt anxious and unhappy and my body has been full of aches and pains for no good reason. Then just a little while ago I remembered it's the anniversary of the accident. It's sort of like my body remembered before my brain did. Strange.
    SlenderDan SlenderDan 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Another Story of the Big, Bad City

    It happened just last Wednesday. I was on my way home, sitting in a bus, impatiently waiting for the traffic to move. When I got to my stop where I was supposed to change bus, I got off in a manner I thought was my usual. But I guess I bent a little too far and I felt...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 16 Responses May 10, 2009

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    My Accident Happened Last Year

    Me and this girl aren't that close anymore (for different reasons,) but we still love each other very much (like family.)  We used to always randomly wrestle with each other.  She's taller and heavier than me, so she usually won. One day, I was sitting on the floor...
    Fluxy Fluxy 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    I Realized Proper Posture Is A Big Factor In The Success Of Your Spine

    The human body craves alignment. When we are properly aligned, our bones, not our muscles, support our weight, reducing effort and strain. The big payoff with proper posture is that we feel healthier, have more energy, and move gracefully. So while the word "posture" may conjure...
    billymcord123 billymcord123 31-35, M Apr 13, 2012

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    Teenage Stupidity

    Back in 1996 when I was 19 I went to a ruined castle in england with friends... it was night and we were drinking and saw things that looked paranormal... think its haunted...  I came back a week later in the day time and was climbing the walls for fun with my cousin, we...
    unhinged unhinged 31-35, M 20 Responses May 27, 2009

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    I broke my back and actually crushed my L1 into

    half of its height from skiing accident. Luckily I'm still able to walk. And I'm so grateful for that.
    DaniyelHaazik DaniyelHaazik 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    White History Month- Day 7In the early morning of Sunday, September 15, 1963, four members of the United Klans of America: Thomas Edwin Blanton, Jr.; Herman Frank Cash; Robert...
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    White History Month- day 6 On July 29, 1910, eight or possibly many more African Americans were murdered by an all-white mob of two to three hundred. Although the exact number of...
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    I'm a volunteer at a wildlife center, where we care for injured wild animals until they're healthy again and can be released back into the wild. There's a lot of different kinds of...
    CubicSphere CubicSphere 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am single and looking! I'm a very kind, caring, honest, and genuine guy. I hope one day I'm blessed with an amazing woman I recently got into an accident at work and injured my...
    alex527 alex527 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Is Chiropractic Treatment Effective for Colic?If you have a baby suffering from colic then you know you will search to the ends of the earth to find some form of treatment to help...
    HealthProWellnessCenter HealthProWellnessCenter 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    i started staying up all night with my husband last year when he was injured... he is doing so much better now by the way. he's come a long way.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ...this started in 2015 when my husband got injured and i was staying up late with him, as he is a night owl. but now he's not cause he wants to work on his car in the day time...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I can't stop crying/; I was suppose to go see my injured man but the tickets jumped way high which means it be difficult to pay for both this and his graduation... I feel like I'm...
    AmandaM97 AmandaM97 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Really don't like the super bulky neck brace that in required to wear however I know it's helping my neck! I also don't enjoy the back brace however it also supports my whole back...
    emma785 emma785 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My babes mom got a photo of him and some of the other guys who got injured in bootcamp... He looks so handsome and healthy! I can't wait to see him next week and then watch him...
    AmandaM97 AmandaM97 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My family get on my nerves because I'm the only child my parent's don't care about. I'm the youngest and people usually say that makes you the "baby" and the "precious one". What...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My sweet little brother Andy survived a three week long kidnapping at the age of 8 and I've been dying of guilt ever since. No, what happened wasn't my fault and nobody would ever...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    This is the story of my long, and still traveling love journey. It all started on a fall day in my freshman year of high school, two years ago. A friend I had known since grade...
    Squarah99 Squarah99 16-17, F Jan 30

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    I have a friend who was born with very severe cerebral palsy. She has virtually no movement at all on her body. She is in her mid thirties now, and over the years, her lack of...
    SamSungGuy SamSungGuy 46-50, M 9 Responses Jan 30

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    I have been with my husband now almost 6 years. I have a daughter from a previous relationship and another daughter with him who will be 2 in May. Seems our relationship has only...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 29

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    I do terribly not a day goes by where I don't miss it. before my current illness before the organization, before the deaths of so many of my friends. before the nightmares before...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 29

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    I am 21. I need my right leg amputated below the knee. I was injured in tge service and I haven't felt the same since. I don't geel like this leg belongs to me.
    Moose00725 Moose00725 18-21, M Jan 29

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    Dr. Richard Isaacs, MD: Kaiser South gets Level II trauma certification Kaiser Permanente’s South Sacramento Medical Center has been verified by the American College of...
    heartrays14 heartrays14 31-35, F Jan 28

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    When I was younger I had horrible scoliosis so horrible that they told me to wear a spine brace which I never did because of how tight it felt and uncomfortable it was and I...
    BlueCookieMonster BlueCookieMonster 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I am a negative person. But I just realized, ..that I might be the luckiest person in this world. Our campus has several areas of dormitories. Unfortunately, because it is...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F Jan 25

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    Are you familiar with Nicolas Andry? Arthroscopy? Or Prosthesis? Perhaps most of you aren’t. Those are some of the basic terms in orthopedics, and if you’re going to finish...
    zuehlkeorl zuehlkeorl 26-30, M Jan 25

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    I loved my work. It was never boring. Not with this kind of entertainment. Baggy Pants I was at work one day when I happened to be outside shaking out a dust mop and...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    So I have a real wild bird, that I found on the street, injured. I opened the window to let him go, now that he's alright; but he keeps coming back. I don't like the thought of...
    5RedLowkeyKrueger 5RedLowkeyKrueger 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 23

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    I do wish I could go back in time, just once, and I would have given you that amazing chance you were willing to take on me. I knew you were a good thing, smart, amazing job, home...
    nickscene nickscene 36-40 Jan 22

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    Are you familiar with Nicolas Andry? Arthroscopy? Or Prosthesis? Perhaps most of you aren’t. Those are some of the basic terms in orthopedics, and if you’re going to finish...
    deannaallen742 deannaallen742 18-21, F Jan 21

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    Car accident comes back to haunt me. What do you think of this situation? So back in June, I let two buddies of mine borrow my car while I was duty. They call me later and say they...
    Vietnamlee94 Vietnamlee94 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    1. Stayed up all night 2. Cried myself to sleep 3. Played truth or dare 4. Kissed a guy (it was a dare) 5. Gotten detention 6. Dumped a bottle of water onto a teacher (it was an...
    glamorouskitten glamorouskitten 13-15, F Jan 21

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    I live in a lovely country (UK) where it is safe, free etc. I'm lucky I have a lovely family and friends etc. I'm healthy and wealthy too. But one particular time I can say I...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 8 Responses Jan 21

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    If I saw anyone, including my EP friends, or a child or a mother....anyone that was about to be killed or injured, I wouldn't hesitate to remove them from harms way at the expense...
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Anyone who has had an injured knee, or any joint for that matter, realizes the importance of having normally-functioning skeletal system. Just the simple but often-taken-for...
    eloisahardage eloisahardage 70+, F Jan 20

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    Injured runner alert! I sprained my ankle the other day on a trampoline with the kids. No running makes me crazy.
    ProcrastiNATE1492 ProcrastiNATE1492 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I strongly condemn the attack on Bacha Khan University and we are really sorry for the students and other peoples who died and who got injured in this attack. May Allah Almighty...
    ngzindagi ngzindagi 22-25, M Jan 20

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    Zack Greinke Signed a 6 year 206,500,00 for the Arizona Diamondbacks. That's just ridiculous nobody needs that much money that's averages out to like 34 million dollars a year. He...
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 20