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... My husband, age 51, has suffered for years with many symptoms, such as dizzyness, pain, weakness, and has now progressed to not being able to walk very far, memory problems, fuzzy brain, etc. He was finally diagnosed with fibromyalgia and is on disability. ... (11 replies)
... I too overall feel I had a good outcome. If not for the delay in my evaluation and treatment, I feel I would have considered it an excellent recovery. ... (7 replies)
... and degenerative disc disease along with myelopathy in the C section of my cord and closed head injury. I am off most meds I normally take but can still take the nerve pain meds, and low dosage of Lorcet. ... (1 replies)

... Hi Mike. I have two herniated discs in my neck which I'm trying to manage it. I also have kyphosis in my spine, fibromyalgia and arthritis. The NS told me that I don't have to have surgery right now, esp. since I have a lot of other issues. ... (8 replies)
... OK, here we go again....I have not posted anything in this forum for quite some time, as I have been spending my time over on the fibromyalgia and disability forums...but, I'm having problems with my back again and need some advice, please. ... (2 replies)
... Sue - IMO The surgery would be for the spine issues, not the fibromyalgia, although it may be hard to seperate which symptoms are which. When the symptoms get as bad as Margarets and mine (similar to hers) then surgery is definitly needed (or there is risk of paralysis). I personally had a doc recommend laminectomy instead of ACDF which has its pluses/minuses but avoids... (11 replies)
... region has nerve endings all the way down to the feet! It's a pretty delicate system, and the ensuing inflammation from surgery takes quite a while for things to "calm down". ... (8 replies)
... I am a long time Chronic Pain patient. Not much end in site I fear. I have got good days and bad weeks. Lyrica works well for me and the Tramadol is a must. May need something stronger though as I am maxed out on that and there are days it just aint cutting it. ... (5 replies)
... apies in hopes of relief that didn't involve surgery...accupuncture, myofascial therapy, osteopathic therapy...I was wiiling to try anything. I was experiencing and still am experiencing a host of neurological problems. My balance is still not right, I have numbness and tingling and twitching issues pretty much body wide. ... (11 replies)
... m new to the site and have tried to read other cervical spine posts in order to get informed. ... (2 replies)
... Surprised your NS is recommending surgery with mild to moderate compression and no pain. Surgeons do surgery, so at one level, it's no surprise that's the recommendation. ... (8 replies)
... Surgery should be the last option... I have been in pain since 2003 and swore to never ever ever have the surgery, but I had tried every possible thing to correct the pain and in the end nothing worked. ... (11 replies)
... I underwent ACDF surgery one week ago but have been dealing with herniated discs and cervical spinal stenosis since the late 80's. ... (11 replies)
... I had a ACDF with titanium pins and plates and donor bones on Nov. ... (8 replies)
... now 38 i had a rear end car accident when i was 19 not sure if this is what caused my neck problems or not because i didnt have neckproblems til i was around 25 and they did xrays bck then and said my neck is STRAight instead of curved. ... (2 replies)
... hen he said that he actually saw why I was in pain that I started tearing up even though I know the reason why I am in pain before even hearing what the Cat Scan and MRI say. I know the arthritis and bonespurs alone above and below the titanium and narrowing under it as the chiropractor told me can cause the pain. ... (22 replies)
... or taking time to reply. No need to apologize for making it long. I really appreciate all of your input. At this point we are going to pursue the CT of the brain and see if there is anything going on there. ... (11 replies)
... with donor bone and titanium pins and plates. I have had neck pain for at least 5 years now also shoulder aches and pains and a head ache which comes from the back of my head and around to the front, behind my ears, in front of my ears and jaw. ... (2 replies)
... had a new C spine MRI done n GP says everythings ok , so I asked coulnt the pain n weekness in my arms down to hands be coming from the T spine at all ,He said absolutly not that the T spine does not affect the arms at all?Im so confused I dont know what to beleive or think any more . My GP is now checking me for fibromyalgia and muscle enzyme imbalance (8 replies)
... Sue... Quick note...we don't have a lot of Lyme in WA state either, however, I've been all over as well. It's certainly worth a closer look for you guys as they can't seem to figure things out. People send their lab samples from all over the US to the CA lab, it's called Igenex. You can have the necessary lab work done right where you are, but then they send the... (11 replies)

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