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... There are professional athletes that have had this done and plenty of people in the population who have also had it done. The week after my surgery I went out to the mailbox to get the mail and the mailman asked "fusion? ... (6 replies)
... Thanks...good luck to you as well. Are you going for another epidural? My next one is scheduled for next week. I only had relief for about 24 hours and now I'm back to the way I was. I was up at 4:30 this morning with horrendous pain in my left shoulder blade. (2 replies)
... Normal, I do not know. I am 1.5 weeks out from my 1st and have had no relief. My neck feels strained but it has felt that way for over 3 months now. ... (2 replies)

... It's the same feeling as when I had a cervical strain. Almost as if my muscles are tired from having to support my head. I also feel it where my neck meets my upper back. ... (2 replies)
... information from those of you who have had cervical epidurals as a first step in dealing with a herniated disk? ... (10 replies)
Need help
Jul 26, 2005
... gery in April of 2004. The Neurosurgeon did an Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with Titanium Cages and Bone Matrix on both levels. I never got any better after surgery. I still suffer with neck, shoulder, and arm pain every single day. When i had the surgery i found out that the bones in my neck are EXTREMELY SOFT! ... (2 replies)
... I didn't realize this through all the medical speak, but I also have bone spurs in my neck area due to arthritis. ... (51 replies)
... I have had neck pain for 10 years, but in the last 3 years it has been gradually getting worse and worse. ... (13 replies)
... so you may want to discuss the 3rd level option again, I am in physio 2x a week and I have a weekly massage. ... (8 replies)
... point was and could barely function and was in tears at the end of the 24 hour period. Of course, after I take my meds, they knock me out and I've spent far too much of the past 4 years sleeping my life away... ... (6 replies)
... injection is in the middle of the epidural space at the level they pick and this is a more general ESI . ... (2 replies)
Saw ENT today
Sep 9, 2003
... swallow study and then I have an appointment with the speech therapist for a video study of the vocal chord. After that, an EMG. ... (5 replies)
... ge hammer. Then it expanded to like a band around my chest squeezing, and lots of chest pressure. It is complicated because I still have the arms, shoulders and neck stuff which I originally had. You can't touch the area, it is super sensitive, and also my spine itself is so tender from bottom of my fusion to my waist. ... (5 replies)
... different color then the walls and around cabinets etc. I accidentally backed into the door knob more than once and left a permanent hole near the scar from my first surgery. I als slipped off the lower rung on the ladder and landed hard, giving my back a jolt. Hdn't been to my back dr in ears so he did a complete work up. ... (8 replies)
... They limit the steroidal injections to 3 a year because it can have an eroding effect on cartilage and 'delicate tissues'. My first epidural in my neck really relieved the pain - for 4 weeks. I had another a week after it wore off - absolutely no relief. 1 more 2 weeks after that - no relief and then I had surgery. I work with a lady who had a series of 3 epidurals for... (6 replies)
... chest so they did neck xrays just to check me out. At that time, they told me I had significant DDD, especially for someone my age and asked if I had neck trouble. I told them I really didn't and they said "You will! ... (42 replies)
... I am a police officer and I suffered a neck injury from an accident while in a cruiser in November 2000. With minor but steady pain, I was sent to PT for a while. ... (29 replies)
... I am in the same boat but mine is spinal Stenisis. I to have chossen not to have the shots, I know a man that after 1 injection he got shingles. His family doctor said it was from the injections he received at the pain clinic. Be very careful going to pain clinic. ... (11 replies)
... Back in January, 2007, I tripped and fell while playing basketball and hurt my right elbow, but not too badly. Within a week I had a sore elbow and then I started to have some pain in my right shoulder and right arm and tingling in my right index finger. ... (3 replies)
... are not I now have 3 options. The first is that I go to a pain management dr. to get epidural cortisone shots. ... (11 replies)

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