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Protruding Disc In Thoracic Region

Hey everyone. I have previously posted here with my own back problems but all in the lumbar region. I want to get some feedback about my son, he is 20 years old and about 4 months ago he started experiencing back pain in the mid back, he seeked treatment with 2 different chiropractors with absolutely no results other than the money he's spent, so I finally convinced him to have an MRI done it showed the protruding disk between T8 & T9, which I am finding out is quite rare. He just started PT and I am praying this will be the answer, the pain gets unbearable for him at times. I know age is on his side, but I am quite scared at this point as to date nothing has helped him, and I was told if it came to surgery they would have to go through the chest, is this true. As his mother I am totally freaking out and worried beyond belief. I was just wondering if anyone else has any comments or advise about this region of the back.
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replied October 6th, 2007
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What exercises has the PT recommended? What's he doing?
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replied May 29th, 2010
Help me get a T-12 surgery done.
My name is Arsene, and I have a thoracic disc protruded, T-12. I have no helth insurance, I am not employed, and I am a 2nd year student working on my Master of Art.
Please, if someone can help me get my spinal cord surgery done, I will appreciate your help. I have no money and I am in school loan.
Please help me feel better. I need a T-12 thoracic surgery.
please, accept my deeply consideration.
Good bless you.

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