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Hip/Back injured during surgery. How to treat
(sorry, long). Last Friday, 7/11, I had an outpatient surgical procedure done to remove a large lipoma...More
Posted by Anon_54262
L5-S1 Spinal Fusion/Laminectomy 3 years of Pain an...
I had fusion surgery on L5-S1 in Jan '11, a disc was also replaced. I recovered fairly well and went back to...More
Posted by broken47
Ongoing lower back issues each doctor with differe...
I have had years of lower back pain along with it going out repeatedly. For years now I cannot sit at the...More
Posted by eastnc1234
Is swimming advisable with herniated disks?
I have 3 herniated disks in my low back. As long as I do my daily exercises for flexibility and to keep my...More
Posted by misschoochoo
loss of strength in right arm and atrophy in right...
I am a coach and was conducting a basketball practice the other day and went to shoot the basketball and...More
Posted by An_258106
my big toe
I had my L3-S1 fusion in 2007 and since then have done well with minimal problems. I do have numbness in both...More
Posted by dianer01
Spinal Stenosis and Arthritis
I have been to an Orthopedist and had an MRI. I have severe stenosis that has given me problems over the...More
Posted by ismerelda
CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN. DESPERATE!
Hello, I've probably said what's wrong with my back a zillion times but here we go. I've have chronic...More
Posted by faithandlove22
Painkillers with Xeralto?
My husband suffers from continued lower back pain, even after L2-5 fusion, and Medtronic neurostimulator. He...More
Posted by rrgries
Upper back knots from inflamed traps
Hi there! I have been experiencing horrible upper back pain for the last year. It recently just got worse...More
Posted by ashleyallen13
Upper back knots from inflamed traps
Hi there! I have been experiencing horrible upper back pain for the last year. It recently just got worse...More
Posted by ashleyallen13
Chronic back pain and stiffness at night and when ...
I have had chronic pain in my lower back for 10 years, mainly during the night and when I got up in the morning....More
Posted by buzz47
Arachnoid Cysts on my spine
I was just told I have arachnoidtion on my lower spine. I will be going to a specialist soon to look into...More
Posted by auntyk
Scaiatic in left lower back travels down left leg
I am new to this. Approximately 4 months ago it all started and now to this point I am seeing a Chiropractor,...More
Posted by carolcat
Looking for L4/L5 Annular Tear Advice
I'm 52 and herniatedL4/L5 in 2004. Since I no longer had pain down the leg after the herniation, only...More
Posted by f1thyrich
Update On Me - ESI
Hello everyone. Sorry I do not post as often as I once did. So much happening in our lives right now. I had...More
Please click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Pain with cramps
I am in the same boat as my pain is now worse also. Also it is hard to try to exercise when you are in so...More
Posted by An_257935
L5-S1 Severe bilateral neural foraminal stenosis
I have pain, numbness, and tingling down my right leg. My MRI states: L5-S1 Disc demonstrates severe...More
Posted by rumi045
Dave~~Tim~~Debbie~~DI~Tigger
Hey everyone just wanted to see how everyone is doing~~ Hope everyone is doing what I'm doing!! LOL Running...More
~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~
~~ Joy ~~
Posted by bj1208
5 hrs from now
My friend will be going in for lumbar surgery . TMore
Posted by trs1960
Back pain, need a doctor, live in Boston
I have a herniated disk, L4L5, I was in an accident about 15 years ago. I have tried every type of treatment...More
Posted by karen2222
Back pain, need a doctor, live in Boston
I have a herniated disk, L4L5, I was in an accident about 15 years ago. I have tried every type of treatment...More
Posted by karen2222
Spinal Stenosis Treatments
What are best treatments? What were your results, especially recovery time. Laminectomy and fusion...More
Posted by An_257906
Spinal Stenosis Treatments
What are best treatments? What were your results, especially recovery time. Laminectomy and fusion...More
Posted by An_257906
Spinal Stenosis Treatments
What are best treatments? What were your results, especially recovery time. Laminectomy and fusion...More
Posted by An_257906
Spinal Stenosis Treatments
What are best treatments? What were your results, especially recovery time. Laminectomy and fusion...More
Posted by An_257906
radiofrequency for pain management
hello guys, I am doing a research on cooled and standard radio frequency for pain management and I need some...More
Posted by s0987
Help!
I was told I had degenerative disc in my lower spine and upper I have a herniated disc in the lumbar. But I...More
Posted by talktexan
Back surgery 2yrs ago, now having unbearable recur...
I had an abscess on my spine and had 3 surgeries and 5 incisions 2yrs ago, for the past maybe 2 months i have...More
Posted by greg823

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Spinal fusion
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