Thanks- I did NOT let her do it. The _____ was gonna grab a shot and start killin this morning. I'm like AYFKM? I genuinely had to bite my tongue- wanted to say a couple things I just read here.
No, no, NOOO- I am not about to zap a nerve because it's alerting me to something wrong. Maybe I'm nuts, but I tend to lean toward *let's figure out why it hurts and treat the cause rather than the symptom*
Next stop, yoga(free, wife has some DVDs that she's gotten very good results from), then looking into physical therapy, massage and perhaps acupuncture. My gut feeling is that the best thing for it would be to lie on my back for 6-8 weeks, but that will not happen in this lifetime. NOT chopping the hurting stuff out just yet, though.
Edit: It is the podi wanting to drown the pain in alcohol(I can do THAT just fine