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... I have a question for you all. Have you ever found that heat helps your back pain and cold worsens it? ... (6 replies)
... IDET is a procedure for annular tears where they insert a catheter through a needle into your disk, and heat it up. The theory is that it cauterizes the nerve endings, shrinks the disk, and generally helps the rapid formation of scar tissue in the disk. ... (37 replies)
... Hi eeyoretigger and welcome! ... (23 replies)

... After reading about the initial injury I was going to write that it sounded like you herniated a disc...but I kept reading and the MRI report confirms that thought. ... (6 replies)
... love1.gif And I appreciate your kind words... having been through all this back pain, I understand something of what others are going through, and just like so many people have helped me, I try to pass that on to others. ... (69 replies)
... be related to childbirth. I know a woman whose coccyx cracked at the final moment of pushing her baby out. She said it was the most intense pain she ever felt, and she heard it crack too! Ouch! Good luck with the xrays. ... (30 replies)
... Absolutely, an annular tear can heal by itself! It just takes a long time. ... (8 replies)
... to avoid surgery as long as you can. The microdiscectomies, by removing part of the disc, may provide immediate relief from pain, but then the disc is weakened and you'll probably need more surgery later. ... (10 replies)
... I just wanted to say welcome, and yes, yoga can really help your back. But it can also injure you worse. You have to have an EXCELLENT teacher who is familiar with spine problems. ... (3 replies)
... My IDET was done by Dr. Michael Park at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley. He has a good reputation and I think he did a good job with the surgery. But he does not have a good bedside manner. He never answers my questions! His partner, Dr. ... (69 replies)
... w... Basically I had intense back pain whenever I was physically active, but went away when I became a couch potato. At the time I thought that was unacceptable and was desperately seeking some way of "fixing" my body. I tried the usual conservative measures with no success. ... (1 replies)
... I think that's why I developed a tear in my disc, from lifting my kids too often. ... (4 replies)
... inhibitors that don't tear up your stomach. Vioxx and Celebrex are two of these. They are still quite expensive but they are much easier on the stomach. They might help reduce the swelling. ... (26 replies)
... I was just talking with a woman who had one torn and two herniated discs, and she healed them using the McKenzie exercises. Today she is good as new, exercises and runs around just like a normal person. ... (17 replies)
... I also have sciatica in my left buttock and down the back of my left thigh. Pain and numbness that comes and goes, mostly comes. My PT thinks it may be due to a facet joint problem, not the disc. ... (15 replies)
Hey Telzey!
Jun 20, 2003
... low to respond. Your pain sounds more severe than mine, but it may very well be facet joint pain, or maybe a bone problem as you suggest. I've had broken bones and they are excruciating! You can have pain in your bones even if they are not cracked, by the way. ... (5 replies)
Idet cj help
Jun 11, 2003
... IDET, but I am definitely showing improvement. And a LOT of that improvement has happened just in the last few weeks. ... (12 replies)
... rely walk let alone sit. Five weeks later I had another pain block, then I could finally sit but only for like 10 min. I had another pain block two weeks later and have been about the same since....worse then before the idet. I get pains through my back like a leg cramp would feel or how labor pains feel. ... (23 replies)
... and took pain meds and lived in intense pain for a while. It was terrible, she said, but she did a lot of research on surgery and it seemed to her that surgery often began a lifetime of pain. So she refused it. ... (9 replies)
... Hi tennisnut and Karen!!! ... (69 replies)

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