cweinbl

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Born with congenital central canal stenosis. Disc herniations began at age 17. Three disc herniations and four failed surgeries forced me into retirement at age 51. Osteophytes, osteoarthritis, advanced fibrosis, collapsed vertebra, bone damage, multiple areas of radiculopathy, nerve root impingement and nerve necrosis. Participated in two comprehensive pain management programs. Conduct research into alternative treatments, including molecular pharmacology and interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain.

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I have the very same condition that you have. I've had four lumbar operations, including...More
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It should be noted that while injections seem to help some patients, they do not help all...More
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I have the same condition, which began when I was 17, in 1970. I've had four failed spine...More
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Reply: pain meds and work
I was a vocational rehabilitation counselor for seven years, working to establish exactly...More
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My degenerative disc disease manifested just after my 17th birthday with an exploded lumbar...More
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Reply: Please advise
It's a tough and depressing task today to manage intractable severe pain. But I think you...More
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Reply: Does anyone have any methods to ease low back pain...
There are highly specialized and trained physicians called "spine surgeons." These doctors...More
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Reply: Swelling in legs and feet caused by herniated disk...
"50% of doctors completing medical school finished in the bottom half of their class." ...More
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Reply: Swelling in legs and feet caused by herniated disk...
Lyrica is FDA approved, has been out in the market for many years and has been proven safe...More
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