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Back Injury
I recently pertained a back injury, where I have minimal endplates in my L1 and L2. My spine was compressed,...More
Posted by An_256481
Have copy of Myelogram and CT Reports
I called the hospital and they got the CD ready for me so I went and picked it up. I downloaded all the images...More
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Posted by bj1208
HELP! 23 year old with terrible sacrum pain, tried...
It started around September 2013 when I had excruciating pain going from sitting to standing or standing to...More
Posted by aimz11
Pretty Upset Right Now With Surgeon
Ok - I get the picture that surgeons are busy, but here are the facts. 1) My surgeon doesn't like to get...More
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Posted by bj1208
Microdiscectomy
Hi, I have been diagnosed with a extruded (herniated) disc at L5/S1 and surgery has been recommended by both...More
Posted by courtship
L4/L5 fusion, pain was in right leg and lower back...
Any ideas on what I could do to really help lower my pain. I am on subooxone only for the pain. Use Valium to...More
Posted by tavism
hel
I took a pill (AN 627) at 2:30 . and right now I just took two pills (AN 627 & 377) I want to know if my...More
Posted by acruz158
Lost in Tucson, Az
Injured in 1980s, had multiple surgeries followed by PT and Pain Management. Swam and exercised, worked...More
Posted by jeminmystic
Swollen and bruised lower back with pain
Good afternoon, I am a 31 year old mother of 2 with some weird lower back issue. It started about 2 weeks...More
Posted by colaburns
Legs burn
Hello all, I have burning sensations in both legs primarily the right. It is in the back of the legs from...More
Posted by legsafire
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

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.?
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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
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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
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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

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