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I have been having back pain for over 3 years and have been to the chiropractor and that didnt help then i got some MRI's to get some idea of what was going on. My whole Thorasic spine is herniated and i have 2 Bulging discs at l4-l5 and l5-s1. ive heard mixed answers from different people. some say its all about flexibility, some say pain has something to do with it. anyone have an idea of what my rating can be and how to file it.

Here are links to my Mri results



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Wow, it looks like you have some serious herniations going on. I am glad you are at least getting help somewhere. I hope that some of it is actually working.

The pain is probably caused by pressure on the nerves and nerve roots, in addition to the muscle pain.

It is difficult to determine a rating from that information alone. The VA tends to rate the spine by limited range of motion -or- periods of physician prescribed bedrest, not to mention any secondary nerve problems like sciatica, for example.

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