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... Hi Showdee, Jane the invertebrate here again. I was thinking of you and wondered if you found someone who will listen to you regarding your pain, leg and back. If you don't find someone that you like ask around and find another doctor who will help you. I know how debilitating pain can be. You can't sleep and the pain wears your down and it becomes a viscious cycle. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Showdee and Srvtone, I am 21 years old and I had radiofrequency lesioning done about 1 1/2 years ago. There are 2 steps to the procedure. I can't remember the name of the first step, it was some sort of a facet block i think. The second step is the Radiofrequency lesioning. Anyways, the way the first step works (or worked for me) is they use needles and put... (6 replies)
... I'd also like to know more about the radiofrequency lesioning thing. How many SI joint injections have you had..may I ask? I've had five over the past five months. They only helped for maybe a day. Didn't mean to hijack your thread, sorry. Good luck. :wave: David (6 replies)

... cision to make, and I can understand your indecision and desire to want to do the right thing for your body, especially at your young age. However, I agree with Showdee who said she asked herself the question, "Can I live the rest of my life like this? ... (3 replies)
Aquatic therapy
Jan 20, 2006
... Showdee - The imp;ortant thing for aqua-therapy is to remember that humans cannot breathe underwater. :) Aquatic therapy has been my friend for some time now. You'd be surprised how some simple moves in the water can really work you out well. The place I go to has an indoor lap pool, a therapy pool, and a whirlpool. It feels so good to be in the warm water of the... (7 replies)
Aquatic therapy
Jan 20, 2006
... Thank you to everyone for your replies. Maybe its just the strting something new that gets to me. I start on Monday but she said I probobly won't get in the pool the first day. There won't be time after she evaluates me. So I guess I'll start on Tuesday. In a way I guess I look forward to it. I have hope that it will releave some of my pain. I'll keep my fingers crossed! I'm... (7 replies)
Aquatic therapy
Jan 19, 2006
... Hello Fancylady. i think maybe that we have reassured 'showdee' just a little, because like you i really enjoy going, but my reward was that I did lose weight from 135 to 125 lbs, and if i miss a couple of weeks, as over the holidays, I bounce a pound or two back on, so something good came out of the upcoming surgeries preparation. I can see this being my excersise of... (7 replies)
Aquatic therapy
Jan 19, 2006
... Hi Showdee, I have been doing Aerobics in the water at the "Y" for many yrs. It is fun conpared to PT and isn't as hard on the joints. You will soon get to know the people there and will like it. It's only hard at first time, then you get to know the routeens and it gets easy. I didn't lose weight tho, if your planing on doing that, and neither did my friends. Blessings,... (7 replies)
Aquatic therapy
Jan 19, 2006
... Hi Showdee, I have been doing Aqua therapy for two years to delay shoulder surgery, and knee replacement, I did the regular therapy for a year and didn't do half as well or like it. I saw my Orthopedic Surgeon yesterday and he said without having done the therapy it would have been much harder on me when i eventually have the surgeries, and that I had built up muscle around... (7 replies)
... Showdee, Have you seen a neurosurgeon with a spinefellowship? Some suspected nerve damage can be reversed.I had 2 major back surgerys 7 years ago with instrumentations,it took 2 good years before I could even feel my right leg.7 years later I have difficulty,but the back has held out. Find a good neuro and ask for a EMG/NCV,this will give you a good step in finding out if... (14 replies)
... You're right, showdee. It makes no difference which "side" they go into. It's a matter of filling the disc with liquid and seeing if it re-creates the pain on either side. Carol (3 replies)
... :angel: percutaneous disc decompression??? What is this ESI ? that you had done ? I am schedule for surgery myself in two weeks I have also posted many questions on the post on the braod starting on the 15th of December so go thru them to see if their is thing you can use in my post hope u feel better I have some great links it miht help u understand more if you want them... (14 replies)
... :angel: What was the invasive pricedure that you had done ? (14 replies)
... what was the procuder called ? please reply u might be able to help me also . thanks (11 replies)
Recovery question
Dec 18, 2005
... Showdee, Thanks for the well wishes. She was born with spinal deformities which didn't respond to nonsurgical treatments. Hopefully she's on her way to some good health now. cas (8 replies)
Remember Me??
Dec 10, 2005
... Artificial disc replacement. You can google it to get more information. Hope that helps. :angel: ~!~ bgsigns~!~ (10 replies)




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