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Wow I’m sorry I just had my first 5 weeks ago, the pain before surgery was only gone for less than three weeks but I had plenty from surgery, now I have both and it’s worse than before and still have… read more
My doctor has been testing my nerve respons via putting me in a light sleep then poking my nerves with lidocaine type injections. Then I post how long they lasted i.e. 1 hour to 2 days. Now he wants to do several ablations both lower back and cervical (different sessions). Has anyone had success with this?
I want to at least try ablation therapy. My friend said it helped her low back and hip pain. She said it lasts about 6 months. I have had lidocaine spinal injections that were extremely painful and a… read more
I started symptoms when I was 16, chiropractors and more chiropractors until my early 30's and I quit. Diagnosed at 43 :'( Two spinal fusion surgeries, 70% curve in my l 4, l 5 and because I walked around with a fractured screw for over a year after my first surgery that caused 6 discs to rupture which were caged in my second surgery along with rods, bigger now :/ pins screws etc etc etc, instead of supporting my spine from the inside with screws which obviously didn't work, they went t the… read more
Most definitely trying to find a neurologist up in Ocala because we moved fro margate n I’m on norco my my neurologist for persistent idiopathic face pain when he saw this he demeaned me n didn’t even… read more
I had a disc fusion on L4-L5 in 2017. It has alleviated the majority of infringement on my spinal column. One dr said it was grade 2, however neurisurgeon said it was more a grade 4. Very big… read more
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.
Has anyone had an electric stimulator put into your spine & does it help? I have spondylosis, osteoarthritis & degenerative disc disease. My doctors want me to get this due to damaged nerve pain. Thank you.
I LOVE my NEVRO Pain Stimulator.!! It’s TOTALLY CHANGED my life around. I haven’t felt better since I can remember. My life is So Much better and everyone has noticed. I can do more things, I’m… read more
I even saw a rheumatologist 13 years ago but he did not do a HBL-27 test. Having more and more joint problems now with both shoulders, wrists and weakness and pain in fingers. After 3 knee replacements, I still have pain and swelling in my knees. I have not read much about AS and knee replacements or thumb replacements. Is that an unusual occurrence? Plus, I am very disappointed in the majority of doctors I have seen through the years who didn’t seem to have a clue about AS.
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