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Cuyahoga Falls, OH
A 31-year-old male asked:

I've a slipped disk. if i avoid pushing myself without warming up i forget its even there. but if i reinjure it, every injury feels worse than before. beginning few days of injury, even sneezing hurts. should i avoid labor jobs if it doesn't hurt?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Avoiding heavy, physical jobs will be wise, given the damage on your back. Pain sounds radicular through a pinched nerve and heavy lifting, pushing, pulling will definitely exacerbate it.
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