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... Hello Everyone. I have been reading this message board for awhile now, and finally found the courage to post my problem.I feel very fortunate to have found this site, and find that the people on this board to be very knowledgable, and supportive. Here's my story and what has been going on with me: In May 2002, I was injured at work.I was standing on a tall stool, I... (18 replies)
... Hi Dolphin, I have the same problems. If you decide on surgery make sure you only let them work on the disk that is giving you the pain. Have a Discogram. This will pinpoint the area giving you the problem. Do not let them work on areas they think "may" be giving you pain. I let the Drs. work on 3 levels because I could not tell exactly where the pain was coming from.... (8 replies)
... Hi Lori, I'm with you...do NOT go with a surgery based on an old discogram! ooooooo....too scary to contemplate. What about the nucleoplasty? Is it too late to do that after the IDET? I had both done at once...talk to your doctor about that first before discussing the fusion. You may still need fusion, but always good to have options.....eh? A tri-level IDET...wow... (5 replies)

... e and not knowing much about it, I agreed to have the surgery. I would find out later that this was not the right way to approach my problem. I should have had a Discogram to pinpoint the problem but I did not even now what a Discogram was. ... (3 replies)
Multi-level fusion
Feb 19, 2003
... I am going to assume that you had another discogram to check L3, right? ... (6 replies)
... all" diagnostic tool...but it helps and is the least "invasive". Whereas the discogram consists of needles being inserted into your back to inject the radioactive dye for the CT scan to see what is happening with each individual disk. ... (4 replies)
BAXTER
Feb 7, 2003
... I'm not sure about the cervical problem, but I still think that a discogram may show further damage in your lumbar area. ... (14 replies)
Nucleoplasty ???
Jan 2, 2003
... Sounds like you've got some time under your hernia too. Before a nucleoplasty is done...a discogram has to be performed to pinpoint exact locations, etc. ... (3 replies)
... The discogram showed it as well as the disrupted disks. The MRI is good for an outside view of your bones and surrounding tissues. Discogram is good to view your disks and spinal cord, etc. ... (7 replies)
EMG ???
Dec 14, 2002
... Hi HKC :wave: Good morning sweetie ! :bouncing: I have never had to have an EMG or Myleogram, just the discogram. I never had much of a problem with numbness or tingling, that is why I didn't need those tests to be performed. I did have the discogram, I have heard the discogram, is the worst of all diagnostic tests though. We all have tons of advice on the... (12 replies)
... So glad you got through your discogram OK! What a relief to have it over, eh? ... (11 replies)
... And yes, the doc who did the discogram is also the one who will do the IDET. ... (21 replies)
Need Advice
Sep 25, 2002
... I have a long history, but one thing I can say is I think the discogram is by far the best and most accurate test to rule out other conditions. ... (15 replies)
... I had the discogram done on Friday, as well as a cat scan the same day. ... (6 replies)
... Have you had a discogram yet. If you're having a discectomy a discogram is vital for the surgeon to know exactly what he's dealing with. ... (11 replies)
... I have two painfull disc L 3 and 4 and L4and 5,According to the discogram and cat scan.I have degenerative disc disease. ... (32 replies)
... I did a discogram about 4 years ago and the doctor didnt record the results very well. ... (3 replies)
... Usually people send for discogram before spinal surgery. I was told by my both surgeons that discogram helps them to know exactly which area needs to be operated on. It's like a map for them in order to know where the area of their concern. ... (3 replies)
... except so many burned nerves... except suggesting discogram for person who wasn't scheduled for surgery. ... (4 replies)
... S1. He explained about "HIZ" on MRI's can be complete tears. He said the discogram is the only way we call tell how bad the tear is. ,, and anything showing up on the MRI is more times than not grade 4 or larger. ... (6 replies)




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