"My ankle was put in a splint for 3 weeks and with an additional bed rest for 2 weeks": A 24-Year-Old Girls Story of 2nd Degree Ankle Sprain Due to High Heeled Sandals.
Sam has related his experience of back pain and how it changed his life and impacted the quality of his life at a young age. How it was difficult for him to deal with workers compensation, insurance, get adequate treatment for his back injury, coping with pain medications, being labeled as a malingerer despite genuinely suffering from back pain.
It was like hell for me. I couldn’t eat anything, because of the swelling and all and I was in extreme pain.
The pain was so intense, that I was unable to lift my arm and had to use my other hand to reach the cookie jar.