Hi, my name is Nick Schultz. I was diagnosed with degenerative disk disease in January 2003. I ended up having a spinal fusion in July 2003. Over the past 10 years I've been simply "settling" for dealing with drs and pain management clinics that just kind of listen to me talk and not really understand what I've been dealing with for the past 10 years. I truly want to find a doctor who will listen and truly understand what I'm saying to them and actually have a reasonable and full answer to my questions. I'm going to paste the description I wrote to another website asking for help only to find out that I needed to pay $35 to get a "answer".
Thank you anybody who has any insight and any help/comments to share.
"How do I find a dr in my area that is familiar with the negative side effects of the infuse bone graft? I'd really like to talk to one who actually understands my questions and concerns vs just talking to a regular dr who just kind of understands where I'm coming from but does not fully understand the magnitude of my concers/problems. I had the infuse bone graft used on my lower lumbar area in 2003 and ever since things have not been the same. I have several negative side effects. Ranging from chronic daily pain to retro grade ejaculation. I live in southeastern Wisconsin bewteen milwaukee and Madison but I'm ready and willing to do some driving if it means I will actually get to speak with a qualified doctor who u deer stands my frustrations that stem from dealing with other health professionals that don't understand where I'm coming from."
Thank you to anyone who at the very minimum who reads this.