I had a cervical lateral facet joint injection in October in the pain management doctor's office. After the injection I felt sick, lost all feeling in my arms. Doctor told me to turn over but I couldn't and when she turned me over I told her i can't breathe. I went into respiratory failure and was taken to the ER. This was on a Thursday evening and I didn't regain consciousness until Saturday. It wouldn't be until Sunday evening that I understood what happened. The doctor claims she doesn't know what happened. I'm seeing a neurologist, psychoneurologist, psychiatrist, speech therapist. Did I Mention I had a period of aphasia but this is getting better. The doctor is not accepting any responsibility for what happened and un fact us trying to blame my heart (I do not have any heart problems). If I have heart problems now then it's a result of the procedure. My attorneys are still awaiting all the medical records; don't know why it's taking so long. So I'm having neurological effects that I won't know the results of until early January. I too do not feel myself. I feel like I'm 80 years old although I am 53.View Thread
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