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Reply: Spinal Cord Stimulator
Sorry for such a time gap in responding. I'm a little frustrated with my SCS. I had better results with...More
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Reply: Mid/Lower back Spine/Muscle pain
Hello. We are not allowed to diagnose or give medical advice. You need to see your doctor for evaluation...More
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Posted by davedsel2
SCS from Boston Scientific
Thank you for creating a safe place to talk about the events that change our lives. I was in a auto accident...More
Posted by dwdaboll
Reply: Too Young To Give Up.
I have had dry needling, but not the typical Trigger point injections. The facet injections were...More
Posted by joesmith20
Reply: Working full-time with chronic pain & withdrawal
I finally qualified for SSD in 2004 under what is known as a "Closed Case" which means that I am now working,...More
Posted by spaceart
Reply: pain managment
Yes, most of us have used TENS and/or ultrasonic equipment. TENS is becoming widely used for a broader scope of...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Thrown To Wolves Again
I would find another neurosurgeon. I love mine. He has done two spinal fusions on my back. Lower back...More
Posted by illinoislady
Reply: Radio frequency ablation
hi 2peachy welcome I had this done, and failed then had more tests (MRI, CT Scan etc) and finally saw a...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Flat Back Syndrome & Chronic Pain
I can't answer your question, but I want to say you are doing a fantastic job of managing your pain. It...More
Posted by trs1960

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Reply: Back Pain
Hello. I tried Cymbalta, but it did nothing or me. All I can take is enteric coated aspirin and muscle...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Lower back PAIN normal MRI
Hello. I'm sorry this has happened to you. My wonderful wife was injured at work in January 2011. Recovered...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: low back pain
Hello. Many times an epidural is done after RFA to help with pain down the leg(s), aka sciatica. My wife has...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Cold and Storms
You will soon be an even better match for your cars, Dave. The age issue can be disputed in that none of...More
Posted by georgia888
Reply: pain only when lying down
After reading your problem I would suggest You share these problems with your doctor.You are having a severe...More
Posted by compoundia
Reply: physical exam info...would appreciate input
Hello. Please remember that was are a support group of lay people who have more experience with back pain...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Fractured 4th vertebrae in lumbar
Dave is right, but I want to add that there are so many variables that you've left out. A fractured L4 could...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Steps For Getting Back Pain Diagnosed And Treated
I am very surprised you found this being that it is no longer pinned to the top of the community and very...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: L5/S1 Surgery to be? Or not to be?
Joy, I know the stats for spine surgeries and I'm curious, in your research have you talked to many people that...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Hip Surgery Schedled For 3/16/15
I am really sorry to hear about you. In fact, I have also been into a similar condition but not as worse...More
Posted by robinwilliams
Reply: laminectomy
This is very common. Tell your Dr. there's a powder Rx that I was given and you take a capful(no taste) it...More
Posted by katfire142
Reply: finger nails
This is the WebMD Back Pain Community. You need to discuss this with your doctor.
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Lumbar Fusion On The Horizon
I empathize with you greatly. I think you're on the right track and don't stop with the Cox method. There are...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Inversion Tables before and after back surgery
Yes water is the true low impact exercise. Since our bodies are mainly water our specific gravity is close to 1...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: 2003 fusion pain
When you say burst fracture I assume the accident caused an impact that burst L3. Hardware was used to span the...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Severe Mid Back Pain when I wake up. I wake up scr...
hi and welcome you didn't say what type of doc(s) you have seen. Its best to see a spine specialist either...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Healthy New Year
Happy New Year to everyone ~~ JoyMore
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Reply: sciatica
Hi and welcome to the support group what I can tell you is that you need to see different docs to get an...More
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Reply: WEBMD
It looks like WebMD is getting the upper hand. It's great to see the attacks cleaned out, it's a bummer we have...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: WEBMD: Deleted Discussions Containing Ads/Spam
I agree with you. Discussion on spasm problems were very useful for many readers. I believe there is some...More
Posted by compoundia
Reply: MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERONE!!
Merry Christmas David and your wife and family and to you Tim your wife and family ~~ God bless us everyone ~~...More
Posted by jm1960

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