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Back injury in basic training

Patient: I injured my back in army basic training. We were carrying a very heavy load up a steep hill and i adjusted my ruck sack and felt a pop and then felt really bad pain then blacked out. went to sick call the doctors did not take but like 3 minutes with me and did not seem to care said its normal to be sore well now i have been discharged and it has been almost a year and i still have not gotten any better only worse. my back constantly hurts, have headaches a lot, it will pop and feel like something tears and i get really dizzy and sometimes black out

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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