Hello Realstar, I am Kathy/nini53, I am going to assume you have seen many doctors in your lifetime, such as neurologist, spine specialist, your general physician. When you were diagnosed originally by anyone, and since you yourself can put a name to your problems, issues, what were you told to do?
I am not sure the question you should be asking is why, but what. What is going on with my body now, as you were born with one, I am sure your parent(s) took you to a pediatrician. From then you have become an adult, have you been seen by any type of specialist? I think the question why was answered by yourself, as what you were born with would seem to me to be possibly the answer.
I think sometimes doctors cant answer why, what they can do is try to make your life as good as it can be considering you are a chronic pain patient. The why's of the different issues all of us have are much more difficult to answer then the question of how, how can you (the doctor) make me feel the best I can, how can I have the best quality of life considering what is happend to my back.
Of course let me add I am not a doctor of any kind, but I am a cp patient and have been for more than 12 years. I stopped asking why along time ago, now I just ask for help to deal with what has happened to my back, leg, foot, toes, hips, etc, well you get it.
Good luck to you and may I suggest you see a pain management doctor if you have not already,
degenerative disc disease, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, neuropathy, lumbar laminectomy july 1998 no help, rechargeable neurostimulator unit low right back w/lead wires to left side and right leg unit not working just sitting there.i am 57 years young in may will turn 58. i have 2 grown daughters, 25 and 29. i have 2 grandchildren, 9 year old grandaughter and 5 yr. old grandson