I was diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease in my lower back a few months ago. The surgeon does not want to perform surgery right now, said he wants to wait until it gets worse because I'm so young. :/
I can only lay in bed for a few hours before my back hurts too bad to lay there any more, and no position is comfortable. The only medication I have for it is an anti-inflammatory and it doesn't really work. It normally feels like there is a knife stabbed down into the length of my spine. Sometimes the pain radiates throughout my torso, and it will even hurt to breath.
I'm so sick of being in pain, should I seek a second opinion?