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Stupid Spam
Enough with the stupid spam. If any of my friend here would like to stay in touch, you can contact me at...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Well I guess some here are not interested in the d...
I started a post that defined some of the similarities with Physiatry (MD) and kinetics (BS and I think PhD)....More
Posted by trs1960
back pain
I am suffering from lower back pain and have been told I have 5 bulging discs in my lower back. My primary...More
Posted by redhead70
WEBMD - ANOTHER SPAM ATTACK
I will not report each spam, but it is clear this community was attacked again, It seems that any post that...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Congenital Birth Defect L3 and L4 are fused causin...
I am 27 yo and just found out that the pain that I have been in for a very long time is due to a Congenital...More
Posted by An_260572

Take the Poll

How common is a defect like this?
  • I do have a Congenital Spinal Birth Defect (Yes)
  • I do not have a Congenital Spinal Birth Defect (No)
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WEBMD: Deleted Discussions Containing Ads/Spam
It appears that all the threads that were attacked by ads/spam ealier today are now deleted. The entire...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Physiatrist....?
Another principle being taught in higher education is Kinesiology. It's similar to the concept of physiatristry...More
Posted by trs1960
OT - Wife's Workers Compensation Case
Tomorrow at 9:00 am is the final hearing for my wife's workers compensation case. She fell backwards off a...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Surgery is today -
Sorry I forgot to post this yesterday - my ostomy surgery is like in 3 hrs I am leaving in 15mins to go. I...More
It is my prayer that you have a Blessed Day in all that you do. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Looking for alternative to norco
I'm currently taking generic norco 10/325 4 times a day. Problem is my bottle last at best for 2 weeks. I have...More
Posted by codemonk
Dr said I waited too long
I first started having bi-lateral leg pain 3 years ago. At the time I was 6'2" and 210 lbs. Over the 3 years,...More
Posted by macman61
fired from doctor
I was recently fired from my doctor of ten years. For detection of poppy seeds in my urine test. Now I've...More
Posted by rongarrison
Medicare in August
My 25 months will be up this summer and I'll get Medicare in August. I need to start figuring the best way to...More
Posted by trs1960
To Georgia888
Recently saw your response to Dave's post and wanted to say welcome back. how have you been doing? Hope all is...More
Posted by jm1960
Hello All - and a little rant
I am so sorry that so many have chronic pain. I have had back pain since I was 16 and have been to many...More
Posted by babydoll3133
Spinal Burst Fracture
I was in a car wreck when I was 18. I had a spinal burst fracture of my second lumbar vertebrae as well as...More
Posted by wgbennett

Take the Poll

Will removing the eight screws and cage from a spinal fusion of my L1-L4 decrease the pain in my back?
  • Yes and a great deal
  • Yes but only a little bit
  • No
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OT - My Dad
Some of you may recall that my dad has been in a VA nursing home with Alzheimer's for the past year and a...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
spinal fussion L4-L5-S1
I had spinal fussion of L4-L5-S1 in May of 2010. I woke up from surgery with my left foot and calf with a...More
Posted by dartmech75
Rhizotomy (aka Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA)) Tod...
I am having a rhizotomy on the left side of my L2-L5 facet nerves at 10:00 am today. This is the procedure...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Man What A Day ~~
Had to go to DMV and get my drivers license renewed as it expired today. We are in a very small town so usually...More
Posted by jm1960
Living with a bone spur from lumbar fusion L5S1
I haven't been on in a while but looking for some feedback. Had my latest fusion in 2011 and started having...More
Posted by chronic1008
Could use some urgent prayers
I need to be brief - but I developed a hole in my tummy near my ostomy, it needs to be looked at asap today....More
It is my prayer that you have a Blessed Day in all that you do. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Chronic pain
Hi my names Kay I have severe mechanical back pain been suffering for over 15 years Was wondering if there...More
Posted by kay40
back pain ruined Thanksgiving
Hello. I am new here. Don't know if this is the right forum or site, but I would like to have a place to talk...More
Posted by An_260345
Lower Back Muscle Spasms
Hello all, I'm new here and I was wondering if anyone had any pain management advice to offer. I'm 19 and I...More
Posted by masonic373
Need Advice
Hi everyone! I have never done this public forum thing and have always been skeptical of reaching out to...More
Posted by An_260328
Back pain
hi i have had with the back pain for so long time i did a lot for medication but sill not improved i did...More
Posted by fitihawi
Osteoporosis and chronic back pain and degenerativ...
Anyone been diagnosed with osteoporosis and degenerative disc disease and have chronic muscle/spine pain? ...More
Posted by JackieLulu
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!
In general, I am thankful for all my blessings. My faith, my family, good friends and many, many other things...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Knees and feet
Anyone had pain and swelling in their knees, feet and ankles? My back is doing better, but sometimes I ca...More
Posted by trs1960

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Try water therapy
I also have had surgery for L5S1,protruding disc for sciatic pain. Everything was fine for a year. Then the pain came back and the doctor ... More
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