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Reply: stenosis
Hello and welcome. I am sorry you are in so much pain and fully understand. Among my many serious spinal...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Sciatica
You should never use an inversion table without first being examined by a spine specialist and have received...More
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Reply: HELP! 23 year old with terrible sacrum pain, tried...
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Reply: Lumbar Sacral Support & Non-Narcotic Topical Alalg...
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Reply: Radiofrequency Ablation
Hey there I'm really sorry this is happening. That's a chicken way to handle patients. I had a pain clinic doc...More
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Reply: Spondylothesis/DDD and sciatic pain
Hi just a quick note When you set up your account you agreed to the guidelines Webmd set up. And in these...More
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Reply: failed back surgery
Hi Mend I wouldn't say u had a real recovery as the only part if the surgery that has gone right is my.fusions...More
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Reply: severe upper back pain
There are some acid reflux that does not respond to over the counter meds. I do take them as I cannot afford to...More
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Reply: davudset
Hey Tim I know what u mean by having reading glasses. I finally broke down and bought some about a year ago. So...More
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Reply: SSDI Evaluation tomorrow morning
I believe it's like my doc said, "a no brainier" but you just never know. Joy it doesn't matter what I get...More
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Reply: Update After Seeing Physiatrist.
Why approve an MRI, it might prove you need surgery and do you know how expensive that is!!!! Good luck Dave....More
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Reply: Spinal Cord Stimulator Problems
An MRI cannot be done with the SCS implant however a CT Scan can be done. Be sure they are aware you have this...More
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Reply: Legs burn
Hi John~~ This is great news your new spine doc has found the problem and is taking action by ordering new...More
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Reply: back pain
It depends on what type of back pain and where. Sometimes overexerting yourself could lead to a muscle strain...More
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Beauxla
Hi haven't seen u on board lately and wondered if u were doing OK. Keep us posted ~~
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Reply: To WEBMD - Regarding Beauxla
Thanks Atti~~ I was wondering if it was as I had not seen any post from her. Thanks again for responding so...More
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Reply: Physical Activity with Lumbar Fusion L4-L5-S1
Hi and welcome to the support group First I'd like to point out you are posting your question to an original...More
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Reply: Called University Hospital
Hey Deb That is really cool ur doc is doing the case study on ur situation. Shows she is really concerned and...More
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Reply: post spinal epideral
Hi KMBEAR - It's really hard to say if you will heal - normally tears do not heal and/or if they do take time...More
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Reply: degenerative disk disease and fluid retention... h...
Hi and welcome to the support group - we are lay people who suffer from chronic pains. Under the guidelines...More
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Reply: back pain after bowel movement
hi and welcome to the support group - I would like to ask what all docs have you seen for this? where is your...More
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Reply: Lost in Tucson, Az
Hi Jeminmystic - WOW it does sound as though your docs nurse is doing what would normally happen - CYA (cover...More
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Reply: looking for input
hi and welcome to the support group - first I would like to ask if there is a big University Hospital near you....More
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looking for input
IN February 2012 i injured my back after much discussion with dr.s and physiotherapists and a Cat Scan it was...More
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webmd
Please.ignore request to have Beauxla's posts removed. U can read the posts and see that this was a mistake ...More
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Reply: Severe Mid Back Pain when I wake up. I wake up scr...
I had the same problem. Mine was muscle related as my MRI and x-Ray came out fine. What helped me was pain...More
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Reply: Back pain
Hi Suzielew - You had responded to the post Dextromethorphan (DXM) for pain management Your post was...More
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Reply: rhomboid pain
Hello. The best doctors for diagnosing causes of back pain are spinal orthopedic surgeons and spinal...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Dextromethorphan (DXM) for pain management
Tim Yes u r correct in saying I agree 100% with u. Taking too much of this so called drug is dangerous . We...More
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Reply: Post Operative Back Surgery Pain
Thank you so much for responding. Wouldn't think of more surgery at this point! To clarify it's been 5 1/2 mos....More
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