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... I have a question for you all. Have you ever found that heat helps your back pain and cold worsens it? ... (6 replies)
... IDET is a procedure for annular tears where they insert a catheter through a needle into your disk, and heat it up. The theory is that it cauterizes the nerve endings, shrinks the disk, and generally helps the rapid formation of scar tissue in the disk. ... (37 replies)
... After reading about the initial injury I was going to write that it sounded like you herniated a disc...but I kept reading and the MRI report confirms that thought. ... (6 replies)

... rely walk let alone sit. Five weeks later I had another pain block, then I could finally sit but only for like 10 min. I had another pain block two weeks later and have been about the same since....worse then before the idet. I get pains through my back like a leg cramp would feel or how labor pains feel. ... (23 replies)
... I used "The Back Seat" for several months and it really helped me. But yes, it did take some getting used to. And it made my ribs sore and bruised. The person at the store selling it said that a lot of people with back pain didn't like it for that reason. ... (8 replies)
... Leg pain reduced with exercises from the book "Treat Your Own Back" by Robin McKenzie. ... (9 replies)
... IDET patient, and I was wondering if there is anyone on this board who has had an IDET, and subsequently a fusion or other operation on their disc? ... (0 replies)
Just found out
Oct 25, 2003
... I appealed twice and finally got the insurance company to cover 8 sessions... ... (2 replies)
IDET procedure
Oct 24, 2003
... I wish I had not done the IDET, but it does help some people. And it is not as invasive as a fusion or microdiscectomy, so I would definitely choose it over one of those. ... (3 replies)
... and took pain meds and lived in intense pain for a while. It was terrible, she said, but she did a lot of research on surgery and it seemed to her that surgery often began a lifetime of pain. So she refused it. ... (9 replies)
... Leg pain reduced with exercises from the book "Treat Your Own Back" by Robin McKenzie. ... (27 replies)
... Hi tennisnut and Karen!!! ... (69 replies)
... w... Basically I had intense back pain whenever I was physically active, but went away when I became a couch potato. At the time I thought that was unacceptable and was desperately seeking some way of "fixing" my body. I tried the usual conservative measures with no success. ... (1 replies)
... I have a ton of different lumbar cushions, and I own about 5 of the kind I like the best. ... (17 replies)
... Absolutely, an annular tear can heal by itself! It just takes a long time. ... (8 replies)
... Leg pain reduced with exercises from the book "Treat Your Own Back" by Robin McKenzie. ... (5 replies)
... I was a perfect candidate for IDET, had a surgeon with an excellent reputation, and followed the doctor's instructions to the letter. I was in severe pain and could barely move for 3 months. I was unable to work at my very flexible desk job. ... (9 replies)
... Hi and welcome to the boards. ... (1 replies)
... I am also not feeling so well. I am in the middle of a major flare. Intense back pain that Vioxx doesn't touch, and intense pain and numbness down the back of my leg. It's 10 months after my IDET, and I never felt this bad before the surgery. ... (69 replies)
... I don't know what I'm going to do. I have an appointment with a nurse practioner tomorrow about the pain, and I've signed up for an appointment with a new back specialist, but that's not until October. I'm having trouble functioning due to these high pain levels. ... (3 replies)

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