davedsel2

Joined: 01/10/2014
My Story:
Personal Info: Currently disabled/retired living with my wonderful wife, two young adult sons, 3 dogs and 4 cats. I have managed moderate to mostly severe chronic pain for over 35 years. I've been a member of WebMD for over 10 years.

Spinal Conditions: Hyperkyphosis (thoracic section curved outward too much), osteoarthritis in my spine and entire body, DDD, 7-8 herniated discs, stenosis at all 3 levels of spine, spurs at all 3 levels of spine, major problems at T12/L1.

Spinal Pain Management Methods: Chiropractic adjustments, Sleep Number bed, good recliner, enteric coated aspirin and muscle relaxer. Allergic to all narcotic prescription pain medications.

Philosophy: My family and faith help me to keep a positive attitude.

Motto: Keep doing your research. Keep moving as much as possible. Keep a positive attitude.

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Reply: Joy how did your appt. go?
Here I am. Reading daily but not really in the mood to post. We are doing OK. Thank you...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Update On Me - ESI
Oh, one more thing. My wonderful wife has a workmans comp hearing on Monday, 7/7/14 to...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: L5-S1 Severe bilateral neural foraminal stenosis
I will re-post a reply I just made to another post as it applies here also. Hello. We...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Pain with cramps
Hello. We are a group of lay people who experience back pain. No doctor replies to posts...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Update On Me - ESI
Hello everyone. Sorry I do not post as often as I once did. So much happening in our...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Just an update ~~
Hi, Joy. I will be praying for your procedure. The weather here in Western New York...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Severe degenerative changes in both hips
Hello and welcome. I am sorry you are going through this and fully understand. Your best...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Early Post: Happy Father's Day
Thank you, Joy. Happy Father's Day to all dads who read this and to all members'...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: I think I'm going to take a hietus from here...
Tim, Your input is valuable to this community and would be missed. I have so much going...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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Reply: Back pain and swelling
The best input we can give you here if for you to see a doctor asap. We can't diagnose or...More
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Blessings,

-Dave
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