iam 5yrs post op and the pain is unbelievable i dont know what it is but iam trapped in a life where i have no control, i cannot even get out the bed most the time iam 39yrs old and i feel like iam 99, I hope you can find a good dr, because after you have surgery all pain is supposed to be gone after 1 yr...good luck.View Thread
I had surgery for spinal stenosis in 2004 then in 2007 i had surgery for a ruptured disk, since then i have been experienceing upper back pain, this past year the pain is so bad i had to stop working, The pain feels like its my entire back and when you touch or push on my back it feels like a bad bruise, i have pain in both arms right down from underarms, i have been getting these terrible headaches to where i take 4 advil migrain a day.It hurts to move my neck it hurts to sit stand or even lay. my dr. said is myofacsial pain and my muscles are tight as a rubber band. This pain is so unbearable it is really bad when i first wake up i feel like i had been hit by a truck as the day goes on it feels like maybe someone weighing 500lbs is sitting on my shoulders causeing my entire back to hurt. had mri's on both neck and back and dr said nothing is wrong, this pain is real and its so painful but no one can tell me what it is, i have tried pain meds, muscle relaxers and numerous medications that have not helped, I feel like there is no hope and iam 39yrs old with no means of ever living a normal life. Please help me diagnose myself so i can get some answers and some help.. Thnak You.View Thread
I HAD 2 SURGERIES ON MY BACK ONE IN 2004 WAS A LAMINECTOMY FOR STENOSIS THEN IN 2007 FOR A DISKECTOMY FOR RUPTURE DISK I SMOKED ON THE WAY TO HAVE SURGERY AND AS SOON AS I GOT HOME, AND I WAS FINE NO PROBLEMS AT ALL..View Thread
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