I had a ruptured disc in my back in 2001. It's the absolute second worse pain I have ever dealt with. I wouldn't wish it on anybody. Having the pain WITH accompanying numbness is somehow worse than just the pain.
Seeing as how both my parents have had issues with disintegrating bones in their back (and most likely I'm going to get it due to heredity), I second what StaggerLee said - I wouldn't wish it on anyone.
The ROH DVD's are excellent quality from about March of 2003 on. The best shows to scoop up are Death Before Dishonor 2003( featuring Punk/Raven in a Dog Collar Match which has the best promo of 2003 on the highlight video by CM Punk. Styles/Red vs.