Can you get your main doctor to give you a referral to an orthopedic doctor? An ortho can take the correct x-rays, which are much higher in resolution. Upon finding the correct location and damage, they can also order a Cat-scan of the complete area. Upon diagnoses, they will be able to determine whether surgery is necessary. Also, check into the Laser Spine Institute in Florida. My mother had damage to her neck due to an injury from a car accident. She is now 70 years of age, and had a quick laser surgery at this institute. Rather than weeks of pain and rehabilitation, she had only 2 days of recovery. For the first time since age 21, she is finally pain free.View Thread
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