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   Posted 8/30/2007 1:34 AM (GMT -6)   
I went to see my spine doctor and I had a CT Scan done and it shows that I have 2 injured discs at L3-L4 and at L4-L5. He prescribed hydrotherapy for me. He wants me to try hydrotherapy and see if it works, and if it doesn't work, I may need surgery.

Have anyone on this forum had hydrotherapy before and how was it and what is involved?

Thanks in advance!

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   Posted 8/30/2007 8:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lucia,

And welcome! There are many folks who use water based exercise. If it's available to you I personally think it's a great idea. You can move with much less pain. Good luck and keep us posted.

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   Posted 8/30/2007 11:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone know if this kind of therapy is considered by workers comp insurers as a covered therapy?
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