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... I'm an old forum dweller who unfortunately never had the results one would hope for and just kind of hid away from online forums for a bit. ... (7 replies)
... I had the Rhizotomy last Thursday. ... (81 replies)
... A rhizotomy is often done if a block works...but in this case, I don't think it would work more than briefly, because the real problem is caused by the instability. ... (81 replies)

I saw my PM Dr.
Feb 17, 2007
... L5 facet joint on a ligament. So when her neurosurgeon went in, he went in through the back and cut it carefully away from the ligament. He did not touch any bone. ... (9 replies)
... They were able to lower my meds from 3 to 2 a day. But now I am at a standstill. I went threw pt, but now I am wondering. My pain doc seemed annoyed that I went ahead with the surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I know sometimes it is hard to separate the surgical pain from the original pain...but, please try. It is important to know whether there were even a few days where the radiating pain was less or even gone. ... (1 replies)
... Probably from previous wear and tear. ... (3 replies)
... The reason this has dragged on for so long is that I was told surgery from day one, I opted to not do that, thinking one of the other less invasine procedures would work, but that never happened. ... (4 replies)
... Hello keystone,iam sorry you are having such a hard time.I just wanted to say that if the dr is giving you epidurals then they must feel you could improve,or manage the pain,i have a buge in c5 6 7 and my pain management dr. said i could eventually get better with esi and facet rhizotomy,but everybody is different iam also scared to death of surgery,but i have read on here... (3 replies)
... :angel: thank you so VERY VERY MUCH for the input but maybe I didn't read what your injury was ?but I AM VERY THANKFUL that you shared your feelings /soul to me . my surgery "rfa" is on the 26th of this month .The injections I had WOW ..JUST thinking about that gives me chills down the spine .I do hope we can REALLY become freinds .. I am also taking the ACTIQ LOLLYPOPS.... (23 replies)
... I have had this done. Not to worry. I guess it's considered an o/p "surgery". Really it's a lot MORE like getting injections in your back and ALL of the literature you can find will tell you that there's NO recovery time (i.e. you should be back to work the next day). I would not go so far as to say that. I got mine done on a Wed. and had my PM doc write me a note to be... (23 replies)

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