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    pinched nerves in neck
    My daughter had surgery for Chiari Malforation 3 years ago. She was doing fine with the surgery. Now has...More
    Posted by footballcrazy
    Neurological Recovery TIme for Laminectomy c3/4 , ...
    Hi I am new to this forum. Recently my father( 75 years old) was diagnosed with severe ceverical spinal...More
    Posted by jumbo33
    work comp
    is anyone still have to deal with work comp? Or have you had your final court hearing
    Posted by r10medic
    full lumbar fusion
    I was a firefighter/paramedic and got hurt in a fire. I hag two back surgerys and just had a third back...More
    Posted by r10medic
    Please give your opinion, im pretty sure my doctor...
    have had pain in my back on the right side for about 6 months now. they have done multiple ct scans of my...More
    Posted by kddemarchia
    confused afraid and depressed
    hello everyone i am a 31 year old man, and have a herniated disc in my L5-Si segment. I have been through...More
    Posted by concern216
    jaws86-new to this group
    Iam a 47yowm who had a c3-c7 fusion in 2009- and multiple surgeries for lower back neurostimulator (MRSA...More
    Posted by jaws86
    bulging disc
    been recently diagnoised , bulging disc caused by an auto accident.
    Posted by adladymo
    Back and Neck Pain Discussion
    As with the first discussion in this forum my pain started in the area of my left shoulder blade. It...More
    Posted by mare4christ
    lightheaded from muscle tension?
    Recently my workstation has changed in that I have a mousepad for a desktop (my other mouse was causing me...More
    Posted by An_245438
    CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT
    Has anyone ever had a cervical disc REPLACEMENT as opposed to the FUSION? I have a diseased C5-C6 disc and am...More
    Posted by dmw70
    CERVICAL SPINAL FUSION
    I have multiple cervical spine problems, but my doc says C5-C6 has gotta go. Discectomy & fusion. Can anyone...More
    Posted by dmw70
    Is there a way to end this pain other than suicide...
    I am desperate It has been a year since my surgery from C4 throu S2. I have Two Rods on each side of my spine...More
    Posted by Ms_Pain
    Full Spinal Fusion
    I would love to know if there is anyone else out there who is going through what I am going through. I was...More
    Posted by PainTooLong
    Neck Pain
    I am asking this question for my friend. We try to walk 3-4 times a week for two hours each time....More
    Posted by jszaradowski
    Left Side Back/Left thigh Pain
    For the past 3 weeks I have been having really bad back pain only on my left side. I tend to have the back...More
    Posted by jszaradowski
    Left Side Back/Left thigh Pain
    For the past 3 weeks I have been having really bad back pain only on my left side. I tend to have the back...More
    Posted by jszaradowski
    Fractured C2, Herniated C5 & C6, Lumbar Issues
    I fractured my neck at C2 in July, 2010. I was extremely fortunate that I walked away from that accident....More
    Posted by redhead_1972
    FUSION NEVER HEALED- 2 YEARS LATER
    After my surgeon ignoring all my complaints of pain, after L1-L3 fusion with hardware, he constantly told...More
    Posted by 123Marilyn
    back pain and numbness
    AM A 48 YEAR OLD MALE WITH SPINAL STENOSIS AND TWO LUMBAR HERNIATED DISCS. RECENTLY LOST INSURANCE AND NOW AND...More
    Posted by TIMHALL
    another surgery
    I had a fusion surgery at L5 S1 in 1999 after two surgeries to remove bulging disc. After about 4 or 5...More
    Posted by sohofisher
    Severe Lower Back Pain
    I have been having severe lower back pain. I can hardly stand to stand up very long and laying down even is...More
    Posted by An_243583
    Lower Back Pain
    I have severe lower back pain and have been to several weeks of physical theropy and no relief. Now pain is...More
    Posted by An_243583
    Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion
    I'm having cervical disc fusion surgery on Mar 1, 2012 on C3-4 and C4-5 disc and am freaking out. At first I...More
    Posted by robbieann7
    Pinched Nerve? I need some insight please!!
    Ok I have been dealing with an issue with my left arm and left back neck and back shoulder since Feb 3rd. I was...More
    Posted by blb1980
    Advice for a new chair to help me when working (I ...
    I have a herniated disc in my neck and I want to buy an office chair that will be good for my back and my...More
    Posted by BellBou
    Don't know how to plan for my future
    I have radiculapthy of L4-5 S1-S2. I have intermittent numbing of the lower extremities. I find...More
    Posted by hoping4thebestlife
    Weightlifting led to neck pain
    In the gym today as I was lifting weights, I experienced a sharp pain from the bottom of my neck through the...More
    Posted by Txmatt1980
    Pinched nerve?
    I've had some bizarre symptoms lately. I made an appointment for a chiropractor on Friday because I heard...More
    Posted by Anon_155572

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    I need cervical spinal surgery. My insurance will only cover the fusion type. I'd rather have the artiificial disk replacement surgery. UnitedHeal...More

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    feelin bad
    im in constant pain. L5 and 6 were fused almost a yr ago now and ive never been in so much pain in my life.im 38 yrs old. my kids r and ... More
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