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... I have been plagued with herniated disk problems for years. I am a 44 year old man and spent a good part of my life playing sports, being active and staying in pretty good shape. But my lower back sometimes makes me feel like an old man who needs a cane to walk with. ... (10 replies)
... I had a microdiscectomy 8 days ago. I'm feeling a lot better right now. As others have noted, i was able to walk pain free right after the surgery. ... (8 replies)
... patients are still in good shape after the 2 year check up. But when I went to the surgeon Thursday I saw the MRI for the first time and my herniation is more of a bulge like a flat tire. And he said it would require a different surgery it starts with a V I do not remember the name I wish I had took a pen and paper. ... (18 replies)

... Anyway, 5 years ago I had a lumbar lamenectomy after a serious car accident. ... (15 replies)
... I would like to recommend a book to you that I think you will find very educational and helpful. When you are armed with more knowledge, you will have an easier time talking to your family about your issues. ... (16 replies)
... So sorry you are joining the ranks of painful backs. We can all relate, so this is a good place to vent and to learn. ... (6 replies)
Brace in bed????
Dec 30, 2004
... Back Braces, after fusion's, used to be standard, so did staying in bed for three months. There is a lot of new thinking on that now. I have a website were 19 doctors tell which way they do it and why. There are two schools of thought, but the newest and more common way seems to be no brace. ... (26 replies)
... One woman said she herniated two discs, had it confirmed by MRI, was told she was a candidate for fusion surgery, but refused. ... (9 replies)
... I am so sorry you had to go thru this back pain. I was in a similar situation as you. I have had 3 microdiscectomy and then I herniated my L5S1 for the 4th time in Jan. ... (26 replies)
... Have posted several times previously, but this is a really important post for me. ... (14 replies)
DDD options?
Jan 6, 2008
... I have a big family but no one else has back problems, so while they can say they know how I must feel, they really have no idea. ... (13 replies)
... arial5hi every one. I'm not really sure what i'm expecting by doing this, I only know I can't keep it in any more. I'm a 38 year old mother of 4,a wife,christian and most days I just want to die! ... (47 replies)
... realisticaly,at about 4 or 5 mos post op, you're almost back to a completely normal life. And much sooner, you feel really good. ... (32 replies)
... I'm 32 years old and have a very 'contrary' back. ... (1 replies)
... to answer a question asked by someone on the previous page, you really do need a good MRI to really see any level of actual hemangioma. ... (16 replies)
... For others reading this, in the US, we more commonly call a prolapsed disc by the term "herniated" disc. You are right to keep as active as possible. In the past it was recommended to go to bed and rest for several days or longer, but now they find that causes more harm than help. ... (14 replies)
... Im 24, i used to be very active..playing soccer 3 x a week gyming 6 x a week!!i hate not exercising !!!! ive been struggling with my back for over 2 years now. ... (6 replies)
... I'm new to the board and this is more to say "I feel your pain!" I was in my mid 20s when I bulged a disk and it sent me to the hospital for traction. Now Im 40 and I've herniated it, done the pain meds, physical therapy. ... (1 replies)
What next??
Jan 8, 2007
... and I've now got to the point where I'm wondering where to go and could do with some advice. I'll give you a brief background but try and keep it short, I promise. ... (4 replies)
... to apologize in advance to all of you healthboard veterans for any stupid mistakes that I might make. This is my first post. I have been following this sight for a few days now and have decided to jump in. ... (23 replies)

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