Lumbar spine injruy

Patient : Dear Dr. i have a L5-s1 waiting for workman comp to see me this is the second time in 2.5 yrs. for this injury my question is I am still work while I am injured. and i am doing most all that i do any other time how much damage am i doing to my spine and dis not slowing down at all lifting some heavy stuff machine 175 pounds dead lift Thank you
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