My Story:
Multi-level lumbar and cervical spine fusions secondary to MVI trauma.

Spinal cord injury with alteration in sensation and mobility.

Intermedullary rodding Left leg.

A few additional ortho fractures and soft tissue injury from MVI trauma.

Spinal cord stimulator with very good relief from this modality- St Jude's non-rechargeable "Genesis"

Congenital spina bifida

Single Mom with three sons and one daughter and a wonderful partner/best friend, Kevin
Disabled Registered Nurse (still licensed), I now have started a second

career based upon my life-long love of antique and vintage jewellery.

I study Ancient Civ for many years with a concentration in

Sindonology. Being disabled has given me lots of time to study.

I'm currently working on my MALS degree. I have been vegetarian since childhood. Email: bethhuntington@live.com

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Reply: 2 Lumbar Surgeries within 3 months and I am left w...
Greetings, Charles, et al, Whilst not something I'd normally post, I think it IS vitally...More
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Reply: Would like update
Yes, many times bulging discs do resolve. Some people can have extreme bulges and no...More
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Reply: Pain mgt advice
Hi again. Yes, I know; we all probably know. You want to know what's the pain under the...More
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Reply: L-5 S1 back injury, disc replaced
It really sounds as if you may greatly benefit by working with a pain management MD or a...More
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Reply: Beth,
Hi Dennis, Calmare is specifically for neurogenic pain. Since all pain, all sensation,...More
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Reply: Pain mgt advice
Hi from Connecticut, I think Dennis made mention of me and Annette because we've both been...More
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Reply: spinal cord stimulator
Hi Barbara, Do the SCS sensation cover the area where the worst of the pain remains? If...More
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Reply: 2 Lumbar Surgeries within 3 months and I am left w...
Here is the quote: "We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the...More
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Reply: Will My PM Doctor kick me out for this?
So is the person who initiates this discussion the same who has all of her meds in the same...More
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Reply: Will My PM Doctor kick me out for this?
Not at all. Pain management MDs have been so scrutinized of late. I hope that you are...More
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