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Reply: my chronic pain
David I am so sorry to say without those results it is hard to say what is next - could be more tests or...More
It is my prayer that you have a Blessed Day in all that you do. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Reply: steroid injections
Unfortunately I had already read that article and there is no answer to my question in it. Thank you anyway!!
Posted by pca3055
Reply: Possible Spinal Cyst? [x-rays included]
Hello and welcome. Unfortunately, no doctors reply to posts in this WebMD Back Pain Forum and we are not...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Butrans patch
Please do not let this PM doctor inject steroids into your spine! It is not safe and is not approved for...More
Posted by lionqueen60
Reply: Victim of waiting forever to get approved for trea...
Hi and welcome to the support group - Dave has given you great info, as always. And that he gave you info...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: how long is it safe to keep getting RF and SI inje...
Hi SLW89 - Usually when we have members write in that have been hurt on the job we always ask if you have a...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: My pain management doctor's office raided by Feds ...
Hi Patseguin & Dave ~~ Thought I would give you my $.02 worth ~~ I believe either Physicians and/or...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Radio frequency ablation
Hi Center1 welcome to the support group you are asking questions to members that have not been on the support...More
Posted by jm1960
how long is it safe to keep getting RF and SI inje...
This is my first time joining a support group for myself. I am a healthcare worker who hurt herself in 2008 ....More
Posted by An_259096
Reply: Microdiscectomy post surgery
Lol sorry supposed to say leg not key. Yes you should talk to your surgeon about this. It may be too soon after...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Numbness and burning sensation
What doctors have you seen and what have they said?
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Spinal Surgery L-5/S-1, then dura leak
Hi again Dallas36 yes its normal to feel anger and depression too. Some if the wonderful after affects of...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: dads back surgery
Hi again let us know what you find out and how ur dad us doing. Take care. JoyMore
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Lower Rib Tip Pain
Hi and welcome to the support group since this post is over 2 yrs ago this member has not been back. But as...More
Posted by jm1960
Spinal Surgery L-5/S-1, then dura leak
Long story cliff notes first. Fell at work, informed them next morning, they placed me on their private SDI,...More
Posted by An_258932
dads back surgery
My father recently had back surgery. He is at a Kaiser hospital. There is a fluid leaking in his abdominal...More
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Reply: Hey Joy this is for you -
I would still give them a call and see what they can do for you or if they can recommend a place to get it...More
It is my prayer that you have a Blessed Day in all that you do. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Brain damage but no sign in any test
Thank you I realized that after I had posted it.
Posted by berenicee09
Reply: Inversion Table
Hi and welcome to the support group thanks for sharing what helps you. Unfortunately most of us have such bad...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Back Spasms Are Causing Orgasm Suddenly
Hi and welcome to the support group you are asking questions from a post if over 4 yrs ago and this person has...More
Posted by jm1960
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Reply: bad lower back pain but mri was normal
hi and welcome to the support group you indicated the MRI showed a small problem at L3-L5. What was the...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: A question for WebMD
Any time! The report button is a great way to alert us to any problems that you are seeing in the Community...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Post Laminectomy Syndrom or Fail Back Surgery
Tim, Thanks for the feedback. My body rejected my SCS. But when they removed everything, it left the 3...More
Posted by txflower62

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Reply: Leg Pain
Hi and welcome to the support group whenever a fusion surgery is done or any back surgery there us always a...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Pinched nerve in back
Hi again - believe me I understand how it can make her cry cause it does that to me. have her use a heating...More
Posted by jm1960
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Reply: leg cramps after surgery
Hi Undefined welcome to the support group I wanted to let you know Move_zig originally posted his/her response...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: sciatic ? spine damage ? or worse
Good luck and 88 More
Posted by trs1960
Reply: My theory on different results
Hey there - he mapped me at same time as doing the ablation. Very painful. He did inject some steroids each...More
Posted by jm1960
Reply: Stinging pain after fusion
Yea sometimes where we sleep makes a big difference. Sleeping in your bed ir the sofa be sure to use extra...More
Posted by jm1960

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