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epidural injections?
Has anyone had epidural injections for sciatica? Can you tell me your experience? thanks.
Posted by buffgirl23
What can I do to get relief ?
My name is Larry I got injured at work on May 10th 1985 , a conveyor fell on me I've had 7 back operations ,...More
Posted by larryb712

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I did have a spinal stimulator but had to have batteries removed due to weight loss a trying to get new batteries put back in to help getting off narcotic.
  • Would I be a candidate for Medical Marijuana ?
  • I was on Morphine in the past with no help?
  • I tried to go to a pain clinic they said my medical issues bad.?
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What can I do to get relief ?
My name is Larry I got injured at work on May 10th 1985 , a conveyor fell on me I've had 7 back operations ,...More
Posted by larryb712

Take the Poll

I did have a spinal stimulator but had to have batteries removed due to weight loss a trying to get new batteries put back in to help getting off narcotic.
  • Would I be a candidate for Medical Marijuana ?
  • I was on Morphine in the past with no help?
  • I tried to go to a pain clinic they said my medical issues bad.?
View Poll Results
Neck pain
I went a week ago and had a alignment done at the chiropractor, now my ring finger on my right hand is swollen...More
Posted by kc13642
Need help
Hi everyone, I'm 25 years old with chronic back problems and it's has taken over my life. All started when I...More
Posted by rm2233
15 year old girl with sever chronic undiagnosed lo...
My 15 yr old daughter has been having extreme low back pain for 2 months. We have had every blood test that...More
Posted by erinkathy
Sciatica
Hi everyone, Sorry I haven't been on here in a very long time. I have had so much going on it feels like my...More
Posted by nanny09
Anyone try lumbar traction?
Has anyone tried lumbar traction from a physical therapist? I don't mean those spinal decompression things.
Posted by buffgirl23
Procedure rescheduled ~~ Ugh!! No Myelogram today!...
Well had call late yesterday afternoon from my surgeons nurse saying they were having problems getting a...More
~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~
~~ Joy ~~
Posted by bj1208
I HAVE BAD BACK PIAN LOWER BACK DOWN MY RIGHT LEG
and my MIR came back normal ? i cant stand it got hurt at work now they think i am lying i cant even walk and the...More
Posted by mr847
Happy St. Patrick's Day!!
I see the physiatrist at 2:45 pm today and am looking forward to seeing what he can do for me. Hope you...More
Please click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Radiofrequency Ablation
I had the RFA on my right side last Wednesday at L1,L2,L3,L4 and L5. I am still pretty sore and my lower back...More
Posted by jujulang
spinal leak
I have a good friend who's 17 year old son has had back surgery. He went into the hospital able to walk but...More
Posted by sroesner
Severe pain 3 Years post op lumbar fusion w/hardwa...
Hi, my name is Tara. I am 38 yrs old and in Feb 2011 I I had lower lumbar fusion with hardware on my...More
Posted by tearsfromthemoon
PT for Spondylilosthesis did not work
Hello ... I have had chronic lower back pain for several years. I thought it was all because of my bad hip,...More
Posted by peony52
Let It Snow???
Today in Western New York we are having a blizzard. High winds and snow, with predicted accumulations getting...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
bj1208 (Joy)
Just wanted you to know I am thinking and praying for you. I hope you're doing okay. I know you have appt....More
May you have the best pain free day as possible My prayers are with you. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Left side Kidney pain
few days ago I have cough issue and I was go to doctor now feel better but now start pain in kidney front...More
Posted by tauheed110
black l 5 nerve root
have u ever been told by your doctor on my second surgery that my nerve root was black ,and if so did you...More
Posted by hurtsobadat47
reply to BJ1208
Please run to your primary Dr and ask for a MRI of your spine. You sound like you are experiencing...More
Posted by ffeeee
Drs. comments can be so discouraging
Hi Everyone, I am normally a pretty positive person - at least I try to be. I have so much to be thankful for:...More
Posted by mona717
VENT: I Am So Sick of Being Sick!
Hello, all, I know our family is not alone with this brutal winter and suffering from colds, flu and lots of...More
Please click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Need help and questions answered after surgery
Hi everyone, my name is Felipe and its a pleasure to meet you all. I had a really bad car accident 2 years...More
Posted by felipe_zx9r
T12-L1 fusion
I'm a 20 year old female and I had an emergency T12-L1 fusion in December because of a ligamentous chance...More
Posted by victoriacosta
Warfarin and lower back pain
currently taking warfarin, its been six months i suffered a P.E and now experiencing extreme lower back pain I...More
Posted by dureya

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anyone experienced back pain while taking warfarin?
  • clots are gone possibly time to stop medication
  • tried ibuprofen and rest still extreme pain
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I'm somewhat back
This surgery was probably the hardest one on me in a long time. Thanks to my Hypo-motility issues Lilly (is...More
May you have the best pain free day as possible My prayers are with you. ~~~Debbie~~~
Posted by debs_bears
Bulging Disc (L5) Right leg numb and weak. getting...
hi i am 22 years old and I gave birth 10 months ago, and right after i noticed my right leg was numb and...More
Posted by An_255725
Sciatica pain came back
Back in November of 2013 I was diagnosed with a large herniated disc pressing on my sciatic nerve. My...More
Posted by painesha36

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Making the Most of Your Doctor Visit #2Expert
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