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Reply: Thrown To Wolves Again
At least I've had an x-ray & MRIs but back surgeon keeps insisting it's due to degenerative C5-6...I...More
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Crossfit Kills
I did crossfit yesterday which included a lot of work involving my legs and lower back. What is the best way...More
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Reply: inflamation after laminectomy/fusion
Hi there, I just joined and saw your post. I had a laminectomy/disectomy just over a year ago. I recovered...More
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Reply: support
Hello. Just make sure you are seeing a spinal orthopedic surgeon or a spinal neurosurgeon for an accurate...More
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-Dave
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support
Hi today I'm suffering with lots of pain around my lower back and bum. Also I'm having muscle spasms in the...More
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Reply: Epidural Injection
I agree with Dave, ( I haven't disagreed yet) its unlikely that these are related. Not knowing what or why will...More
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Reply: thinking about surgery
Hit reply by accident. You need to approach this right...and I can't tell you exactly what that is. For me I...More
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Reply: Pill count
Yep, be careful with high doses of acetaminophen. Tell your doctor how much you're taking and what results it...More
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Reply: Pain meds
WebMD administration will eventually delete spam posts during the week. No one on their staff works on...More
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Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Pain Pump for back supposed to work wonders
I've had a pump for almost a year now.mits been a miracle. I feel like I got my life back. I still deal with...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: Spinal Cord Stimulator
I am really struggling with my SCS. I slipped on ice two weeks ago. Since that time I have had pain where...More
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Reply: Sad
Best of luck and prayers.
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Reply: L4L5SI Nerve impingement/Herniations-
This will be my 2nd surgery, I had back surgery back in 2008, i had a herniated disc and slipped...More
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Reply: Law Suits for Spinal Cord Stimulator Sufferers
I have been off the site a long time, not really making any headway and didn't want to discuss the pain and...More
Posted by dawngri
Excercise and lower back pain
I have had lower back pain on an off for some time now. After visiting a chiropractor and general...More
Posted by An_261910
lower back pain
maybe kidney stones?
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Back pain and sleeping on your side
Try sleeping on your side and cradling or hugging a pillow.
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Back pain and sleeping on your side
Try sleeping on your side and cradling or hugging a pillow.
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Mattress
Try changing your mattress. My fiance and I basically got an electric bed to help with our back problems.
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Reply: Lower Back Burning Pain
Hello. You need to see your doctor. Start with your primary. Then see a spinal orthopedic surgeon or spinal...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
bone marrow treatment for back pain
Hello, Had anyone tried bone marrow treatment for back pain? If so, did it work? Thank you very much in advance!More
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Reply: Sleeping positions
Unfortunately, we aren't allowed to give medical advice in this venue. That said, this can be a tricky issue...More
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Reply: Orthofix
I only used it for a week and decided to discontinue it. Last time I used it was yesterday afternoon around...More
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Reply: Stabbing lower back pain
Hello. Your mother-in-law needs to see a doctor right away. Start with her primary, then see what he/she...More
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Blessings,

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Reply: Acquiring Pain Meds
What nittanylionup said!
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Reply: Spinal Cord Stimulator Problems
Hi Ive had the ans implant for about 15 years. I can't use it anymore because of the pain it causes in my...More
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Reply: Joy wondering how you are?
Wow, good luck getting the wounds to heal. I'm doing well. My biggest problem is budgetary and my wife not...More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: TLIF Spinal Surgery
It's tuff staying at home. I do find I'm much nicer. I just ran to the auto parts store looking for a price of...More
Posted by trs1960
Leg & feet pain after hip replacement
I had a total left hip replacement 3 yrs ago which went great. But about 7 months after Surg I started...More
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Yoga for Back Pain
My lower back has been causing me issues for a while but starting yoga 1-2 a week has helped quite a bit. More
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