STRAIGHT SPINE

Patient

Q: I FELL ALMOST 3 WEEKS AGO, I HAVE NOT HAD A BACK XRAY FOR ABOUT 11 YEARS. BUT HAVE HAD CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN SINCE 1999, WITH 3 BULGED DISCS AND DEGENRATION. MY XRAY TONITE SAID I NO LONGER HAD A CURVE IN MY SPINE. ALSO, SINCE I FELL MY BOWEL MOVEMENTS HAVE BACKED UP SHE SAID. SO, WHAT HAS CAUSED THIS "STRAIGHT Back"? it is quite painful and is hard to even walk, sit or stand, even hurt d when i lay down and use the bathroom.

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