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... People who think a little bit of stretching and exercises can cure all that ails them when it comes to their back OBVIOUSLY haven't had the kind of back pain and problems most of us here have. ... (25 replies)
... Do you receive treatments aside from exercises and stretches? ... (12 replies)
... und out from experience, it is important to choose a PT carefully, almost as carefully as you chose the surgeon. Some PTs have more experience and training with spinal issues than do others. ... (7 replies)

... uld be much better by then. But, like you, I had good days and bad days. I had times when I could be up most of the day, but even at 5 or 6 months, I laid down for an hour or two in the middle of the day almost everyday. This is such a huge surgery to recover from. ... (27 replies)
... ery sorry to hear of your pain. I do wish you the best of luck with your facet joint injections. I also suffer with DDD and Stenosis. I had a discogram before my fusion and my disc that had the ddd was not the cause of my pain. But I had two other bad disc's and had a two level fusion. ... (13 replies)
Need help please
Nov 24, 2003
... Welcome to the Healthboards for Back Problems. I am very sorry to hear of all your pain and to read of your diagnosis. ... (2 replies)
... Sure, I do about 30 minutes to one hours worth of exercises a day. Of course, do what is comfortable and if you're concerned about the safety of things like this dont do it until you have cleared it with your specialist. ... (8 replies)
... Well, the good news is that you don't have stenosis. It looks as if you have 4 disc bulges. Their is no sign on this report that they have herniated. As for the edema, they had also found that on my most recent CT Scan. ... (3 replies)
... ain, pins and needles, burning and numbness was so extreme that doctors thought they will try 3 shots of quarterzone injections in her spine. The relief was only for less than 1 day. The pain flared up again. ... (28 replies)
... scoliosis which was ignored when I told my parents I was having a lot of back pain when I was about 15. Three years later, it was finally diagnosed and I had a spinal fusion to keep it from getting worse. ... (14 replies)
... Plan for more than what the surgeon tells you. ... (4 replies)
... Have you had more than one opinion regarding the need for surgery and what type of surgery? ... (10 replies)
... It sounds like you did your homework. You state 3 doctors gave you the same diagnosis. I assume that means you have consulted with 3 different spinal specialists. ... (33 replies)
... My surgeon had then ordered an MRI and had told me that I may have to prepare myself for living my life this way. He is a man of few words but since that visit I have learned not to let him leave the room so quickly. ... (14 replies)
... weakness in left leg is back. It is giving out and causing pain and goes to sleep quickly if i am still. I do the exercises I am supposed to and have great pain. I get an epidural tomorrow. We will see how it goes. I had one last year and got a spinal fluid leak. ... (11 replies)
A new spines
Aug 1, 2013
... A fusion is a big surgery with a long recovery period. You may show signs of bone growth early on, but the fusion will not be complete for a long time. It takes about a year for the new bone cells to form, grow together, and then to mature and become hard and strong. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I'm sorry that you find it necessary to be looking for some help for your back and sciatic pain. ... (10 replies)
... C for my regular checkup and I was 249. I was even heavier before because at my last appointment they had told me that I lost 14 pounds. ... (14 replies)
Back Pain
May 30, 2013
... When I first started with my issues, I went for the first time to physical therapy. That is standard treatment. I was a compliant patient and tried to do what I was shown or told. A few months later, I tried it again. I ended up having a one level lumbar fusion. ... (2 replies)
... ssible procedures, met with a variety of specialists, etc. and have followed various discussions on a variety of boards on this topic. There are no good options for scar tissue. There is no point in having surgery just to remove scar tissue because it will just grow back. ... (37 replies)


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