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... improved, there are times I think I could use to return to my therapist for some help, especially when I get flared and I can't workout to a certain level. ... (2 replies)
... Do you receive treatments aside from exercises and stretches? ... (12 replies)
... The reason I said pt. is not for everyone is because there are some people who do not heal as fast as others on the inside and it hurts them even more when they do certain exercises. ... (398 replies)

... h had to do an emergency surgery to try and save the nerve that was being compressed. Basically the way in which the disc herniated and how far it went into the spinal canal put too much pressure on the sciatic nerve and it began to paralize my leg. ... (21 replies)
... I think the surgeons have probably seen too many times patients coming back in pain and maybe damaged from doing something they shouldn't have done. That's why they don't give us specific recommendations. ... (12 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)
... Plan for more than what the surgeon tells you. ... (4 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)
... so so glad I found this board. There are people out there with a lot of the same symptoms as I have and I don't feel so alone. I have had back pain on and off for years. A few months ago the pain came to stay. I am 42 years old and I started to feel like 80. So I decided I would have surgery. ... (13 replies)
... Welcome to the board. You have my sympathy for the reason that you found us. ... (4 replies)
... As for therapy, every doc does it differently. Mine usually starts me in PT at 4 weeks, but with my 10 level fusion in Dec, home health came to the house beginning the day after I got out of the hospital and we started mild exercises, then I began the aqua therapy at 4 weeks. ... (20 replies)
... and you are already getting this back stuff. If you cannot get to a doctor due to financial problems, I would go to a medical supply store and ask for a medium firm lumbar roll. ... (3 replies)
Tomorrow
Dec 4, 2003
... best with your new doctor. As I was reading your post your words sounded as if you were reading my own mind. I too don't tell of all my aches and pains when I go for my follow up visit's. After all how much do they really want to hear. ... (8 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)
... e was positive that by the end of the year, the problems in both my feet will be virtually unnoticeable. He is positive that this is going to happen and has been for two months, even when he was not able to detect any positive changes. How about that for a promise? ... (16 replies)
Plif
May 28, 2011
... After my first fusion the things I found indispensable were a raised toilet seat and a satin bottom sheet. ... (10 replies)
Paralysis
Sep 1, 2005
... rarily paralyzed when I had facet joint injections in 1998. The doc who did the test injected the medications too quickly and the pressure it created bruised my spinal cord. I immediately could say that my legs felt tingling as though they were asleep. ... (10 replies)
IDET VS Waiting
Jul 6, 2003
... I had 2 level IDET June 2002 for internal disc disruption and annular tears. It was performed by an anesthesiologist. I met the proper criteria for IDET. ... (13 replies)
... My second surgeon basically initially said the same thing....they both told me to try a spinal cord stimulator. But I knew something mechanical was wrong, whether they could see it or not. I won't go into the whole story as it is long... ... (15 replies)


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