Ralyn's Degenerative Disc Disease

Hi, My name is Ralyn and I have suffered with chronic back pain everyday for 6 years. I was supposed to have an appointment today at the chiropractor, instead I decided to research alternative methods to end my pain. I'm very glad I found this site.

My story starts at the age of 25. I was perfectly healthy (still am except my pain). I was getting a snack from one of the candy machines at work. The little spiral vendor had caught and kept my m&m's. So I got beside the machine and backed up to it, and bounced it with my rearend to shake the candy loose. That was the last day I was pain free.

The next 3 days were complete agony. I was locked in a 45 degree angle and couldn't stand up straight. This prompted me to call the chiropractor.

I'm a hairdresser and I stand all day. I had to work. It took him 3 days to get me up right but I was normal again, for a while. I have been through extensive treatment plans and traction devices, invasive adjustments that only make me hurt worse and more stiff.

I'm now 31 and today I've decided that forced treatments are not the way to go. - Ralyn

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