LaRedneck wrote:The Army will take you as long as you can walk.
Bluesky2012 wrote:LaRedneck wrote:The Army will take you as long as you can walk.
Haha, if you don't know if you belong in the marines, you don't belong in the marines. Seriously though. You don't belong. Go join the navy. It does it's job and I appreciate it for what it is, but a marine is a marine, no questions, ever.
Tryingtaxi wrote:I herniated my L4-L5 by lifting weights last year it's a mild herniation. I haven't lost strength or anything like that. My scoliosis is very mild. I don't wear a brace or anything. I will avoid surgery but I fear I might have to have it. Physical therapy hasn't done much and I have been in for about 12 visits.
duckduckduckboom wrote:I tell you what....if you want honesty....I am an active duty army infantry officer, if you have issues with your back it doesn't matter your MOS the Military you are going to just compound your injuries. I have medically discharged 5 soldiers just this year for injuries similar to what you describe. Everything from infantrymen to supply soldiers to intelligence analysts. While I am not a medical doctor. I am very qualified to talk about what it takes to do this job everyday. If you don't have any pain now, that may not be the case in a year after you ruck around some and run on pavement everyday. Then you are back where you are now but with more injuries. I applaud your gumption young man, I do agree that should talk to your local recruiter. If you lie or hide that you have a pre existing medical condition you can be punitively discharged just FYI so just be honest. Sorry for being harsh.
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