Hi everyone, I’m raising $750 to pay for 10 physical therapy sessions in a last ditch effort to avoid having neurosurgery on slipped disc in my L5-S1. As of 4 weeks ago my left leg has lost a significant amount of muscle and I am constantly experiencing excruciating sciatic nerve pain.
Without physical therapy or any other sort of intervention, I could potentially lose the use of my sciatic nerve causing paralysis in my left leg. Therefore some sort of treatment, whether it be physical therapy or surgery, is required immediately to prevent further injury to the pinched nerve root. As you can see from the MRI, it is not in good shape.
The spinal surgery is scheduled for November 6, 2020. Even if I do go through with surgery, physical therapy will still be required to rebuild the muscle in my left leg to regain balance and coordination.
To make things worse, physical therapy and surgery are not covered by my insurance since it is considered a pre-existing condition, which is why I created this GoFundMe Campaign.
I am so ready to close this painful chapter in my life. Thank you in advance for your help!