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... As I hope you know, we on the board are not doctors, but share information based on our experiences. Please keep that in mind as you read! Try not to freak out over them checking you for MS. I don't know what symptoms you are having that sent you to the doctor... ... (8 replies)
... I'm a female in my forties that received a Charite' implant a few years ago. I have suffered through 5 hospital stays and numerous ER visits over the past three years. ... (6 replies)
... I had my ADR in july 2005 for back pain. ... (6 replies)

... The disc above L1 has been damaged. It has not herniated but rather popped out some of it's nucleus down into the cracked vertebrae. ... (1 replies)
... this stuff since '04. Lots of pain in the joint and constant muscle spasms with some relief from cortisone injections this year. The pain is now tolerable. ... (4 replies)
... You have been dealing with this quite some time. You have tried everything but surgery and in most cases surgery is the best option when you have battled with this for so long. ... (24 replies)
... Hello Hopenj, My story is a long one. ... (5 replies)
... Just to clear a few things up. I was already suffering from degeneration and arthritis in the lower L5 region of my back prior to the cyst developing. This was due to having suffered a ruptured disc in my back in the '80s. ... (23 replies)
... I never knew I had a flat back, until my ortho mentioned it and showed me pictures of the way it should look. It never caused any pain. It can come with age or loss of the water in your disc. ... (4 replies)
All In My Head?
Feb 5, 2006
... and was told I had DDD, a normal part of aging, so deal with it! Once I showed the xray radiology report to the PT, my treatment plan was TOTALLY DIFFERENT. ... (14 replies)
... Also keep in mind that this forum is not staffed by medical professionals, but it comprised of members who share information and experiences. So, this is my layman' attempt to explain your procedure to you. KI have had three lumbar surgeries including two fusions and am now fused from L3 to S1. ... (3 replies)
Unstable pelvis?
Apr 10, 2005
... An MRI is not necessary, really. A simple leg raise test or other PT tests can comfirm whether or not you have a problem. If you lay flat on your back and lay a level across your hip bones, you can tell if you are out of alignment. ... (8 replies)
... I'd just like to share my experience with you and others. I have had my back problem since I was 17 and now I am 20. ... (14 replies)
... ain depends..and wow! Your's doesn't seem very pleasant at all. Thank you so much for your support. It is honestly appreciated. But like I told crazyman was that my pain is muscular..which seems to heal slower. Which sucks! So you can contact me at any time. ... (6 replies)
... I am sorry for the pain you are having and can definitely relate to what you are going through. I am 25 now, but my pain started when I was a sophmore in highschool, either 15 or 16. I was playing a lot of volleyball. The pain got so bad that I could not stand, sit, or lay without horrible pain like you. ... (6 replies)
... As to MIS vs. open surgery, it is hard to evaluate. If all things were equal, MIS would be easier...but, in my experience, many people experience difficulties with MIS too. Other than the way the area is entered, there aren't that many differences. ... (15 replies)
... disc where I had the fusion...Should I be angry that they didn't mention this..The reason why I went and got it was the PM said I didn't have any hardware in my back, and I said yes I do, and he argued with me, I said look at my xrays, and then he did, and said, oh yes there they are.. ... (14 replies)
... without a disc and an unstable lumbar spine. Surgeon says no 'immediate' concern, but another MRI in a few months would be a good idea. ... (6 replies)
... Sometimes a disc can herniate more in the midline area than on one side or the other, which can cause the pain to change legs or shift back and forth. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry it took a little bit to respond, as I had went to the Dr. and had trigger point injection done in my back. Trying to get some relief, but it was more like getting a whole lot more pain. ... (15 replies)


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