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Your concerns and fears are an inevitable part of the how to get rid of small acne scars process of adjusting to your injury and new physical status. May I ask, before your injury did you have a tendency to worry how to get rid of small acne scars about certain things? I am a worrier and have found that to be how to get rid of small acne scars it’s own problem.

For me, coming to accept my current physical status has been a how to get rid of small acne scars long journey. It is fair to use the word "denial". I hoped so fervently to return to "normal" that I was quite slow to recognize which things would how to get rid of small acne scars not heal or get better. The good part of that is it offered strong motivation how to get rid of small acne scars for many years to work hard at rehabilitating myself.

Bowel and bladder did not worry me so much once how to get rid of small acne scars I learned to manage them. After 7 months of trying to empty my bowels using how to get rid of small acne scars only digital stimulation or stool softeners, i was thrilled to discover bisacodyl (magic bullet or other) suppositories. It worked, I moved on. Once I learned intermittent catheterization, working round the limitations of quad fingers, I moved on. I wish there were a fix for bladder function because how to get rid of small acne scars it so dominates my life and daily choices. But there isn’t, so I deal with it.

My inability to walk well enough to use it for how to get rid of small acne scars transportation was much more difficult to accept. Eventually even stubborn me had to admit, after about 5 years, that it was unlikely to get better. I have been able to improve my coordination so my how to get rid of small acne scars daily activities cost less energy. Each of those small gains make a big difference.

What you mention with your legs will keep changing over how to get rid of small acne scars the next few years especially, though for many the period of change lasts many years. Do your best, but there is little to gain from being attached to how to get rid of small acne scars any particular result. No one here can tell you what to expect. Each of us is different. The emotions of hoping and fearing can bleed off a how to get rid of small acne scars lot of energy.

Thank you. I appreciate your honesty but I can’t help the way I feel. I’ve reiterated this on this forum many times but I how to get rid of small acne scars was treated like garbage by doctors for years as well how to get rid of small acne scars as my own family and told my symptoms were all how to get rid of small acne scars psychological so I can’t help but feel the "time" factor of early intervention would’ve fixed my problem so that has shaped a lot how to get rid of small acne scars of my rage and sadness. It’s not just doctors not knowing. That I can forgive. There is a part of my me that wonders if how to get rid of small acne scars the my L5-S1 disc herniation and subsequent compression and inflammation caused the how to get rid of small acne scars formation of that arachnoid cyst in the first place given how to get rid of small acne scars my hashimoto’s thyroiditis which is inflammatory. Also, the fact that the 2nd neurosurgeon was discouraged by my how to get rid of small acne scars lack of gait abnormalities doesn’t surprise me much considering that whatever neurological problems I how to get rid of small acne scars have the presentation is obviously atypical which everyone agrees. The question is what kind of spinal cord injury would how to get rid of small acne scars affect sensory nerve roots (bladder, genitals, sexual dysfunction) but would spare motor nerve roots and the associated reflex how to get rid of small acne scars arc so as to preserve muscle and motor strength and how to get rid of small acne scars deep tendon reflexes but cause sensory neuropathy and complete sexual how to get rid of small acne scars dysfunction including reflex erections which are controlled by the autonomic how to get rid of small acne scars system? That is the million dollar question that no one can how to get rid of small acne scars answer. I’ve made up my mind though. I’m going to agree to surgery if my doctor is how to get rid of small acne scars willing. He has an impeccable reputation and I trust him to how to get rid of small acne scars minimize complications. After all, there is risk in everything we do. My own microdiscectomy was risky and it turned out ok how to get rid of small acne scars so that is a chance I’m willing to take.

That does leave you in a difficult situation, sam, and I get what you are saying. What about this option-as you go through your activities of daily living (gosh, i just love the ADL shorthand that occupational therapists created how to get rid of small acne scars four us) focus on how you do things? Is your posture distorted to one side as you lift how to get rid of small acne scars and carry, or whatever the action is? Notice and analyze how you move when you do things. If you are stronger on the right side then practice how to get rid of small acne scars using the left side more . Pick things up from your off side. Focus on keeping your weight balanced, right to left, in your butt as you use your chair. If you are now doing some things on your feet how to get rid of small acne scars use the same strategy. Keep your back straight as you move.

You probably do those things quite a lot already but how to get rid of small acne scars we can’t do enough of it because favoring the strong side how to get rid of small acne scars is so automatic, and we get in a rush to complete a task. Iff you can work in a 30 minute rest in how to get rid of small acne scars bed during the day would that help? For me laying down decreases muscle tension and neuropathy symptoms how to get rid of small acne scars quite bit.

Likely you can work in a few stretches and a how to get rid of small acne scars bit of lifting things while standing as you go through how to get rid of small acne scars your day. Lifting a can or bag with weight while standing within how to get rid of small acne scars the walker, or next to the sink as I do is a how to get rid of small acne scars very good way to strengthen your core and core coordination. This plan of full-time "awareness" is actually what all of us need to strive for how to get rid of small acne scars anyway. As we improve our coordination it takes less energy to how to get rid of small acne scars complete adls and you may find your day a bit how to get rid of small acne scars less exhausting. I can do more now simply because the way I how to get rid of small acne scars move is less taxing.

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