I am on 3 Los of pain killers that do not help I have been on lots of different ones but they do nothing for the pain. I find walking is getting so painful that I don't want to go out can any one suggest some thing that might help
I'm new to this site...I'm using a tablet and can't seem to navigate this site...How do I get help
I use a tablet as well. Keep trying and it gets better. Janice 5
I was diagnosed with 'non radiographic' AS (although it's questionable about the NR b/c my doctor saw inflammation on the MRI, brought it to the attention of the radiologist who then agreed) and started with taking Piroxicam at night. Initially and for the first time in my life I woke up in the morning without pain. I then was prescribed Cimzea (the medication for NR AS). It's been close to a year and recently, I started having the same pain in the morning where it's difficult to straighten up… read more
Hi all, I have had a lumbar fusion in 2008, gave me a few years, but the disc's above the fusion are now degenerating, Dr. said Degenerative Disc Disease, more surgery, NO thank you.
Could anyone having back issues tell me what works best for you to relief some of the pain
I take 2 Naproxen, 1 Hydrocodone a day and use cream with Lidocaine in it, that wears off after a couple hours. Have a massage chair. Dr. wants me to ride my stationary bike 1/2 hour - 5 times a week, - I would rather… read more
It begins as I'm settling to sleep and causes me so much distress. The only way of relieving it is to either stretch out or curl up in a ball, I'm in tears with it sometimes. Last night was different in that my legs felt on fire too!
I often see that people take these meds but don't know what the names of them are so I can ask the doctors if they would help me sleep without so much pain. If you take them please can you give me the name of the medication you take and if it helps. Thank you. X
Does anyone else have spinal stenosis and resulting leg numbness/pain/weakness when walking? I’ve had stenosis affecting my walking to some degree since I was 26. I keep hearing I’m “too young,” so I’m just curious if others on here experience it as well.
It’s awful, just awful.
Yes, that cold and humidity plays a big part in that pain.
What Is the difference of spinal stenosis and spondylitis?