General Question re Back Responses to Care

A couple of weeks after breaking up a fight at the high school where I worked, my back began hurting terribly. I was bedridden for a few weeks. The pain subsided and did not return with that amount of discomfort. I saw a chiropractor and had about 8-10 adjustments over a year, 2 of which caused residual pain for a little over one week. After a year of pain and the inability to put my shoes on, I got an MRI and discovered a bulge at L3-L4, a bulge w/protrusion at L4-L5, and the same at L5-S1, which compresses the nerve root on the right side. I have been told I need surgery.

My question is this: One thing I've noticed as a result of adjustments is that I can now actually feel the bones in my vertebrae moving ever so slightly when I stretch or extend certain ways, which is accompanied by a "cracking" sound, in my neck and upper back area. I never experienced this before seeing a chiropractor. Is this expected when menigeal adjustments occur? I have to admit, I really do NOT like my body making "new sounds" and feeling bones move around.

Posted By Tracy on January 16, 2013 at 10:13:13:

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