About Me: Female, Phoenix, AZ, member since Nov 2012
I am 51 years old. I had a head-on collision accident in the late 80's. I have degenerative disk disease and had a fusion done on C5-6 with a cadaver bone replacing my discintegrated disk in 2001. Though a lot of pain was releived by the surgery, I still have pain and n
[More]oticed that the weather changes affect my neck and arm pain. I also have a mass that is attached to my spine and my lung, but it is being monitored and so far, is not cancerous. I am a computer operator and realized that if I look down, I end up in severe pain. Now I sit lower and make sure I am looking upwards at the monitor, which causes less pain and nausea. I grow tired of being in pain and having people feel sorry for me or act as if I cannot be in as much pain as I say I am. I wish someone with a good neck would trade me! I joined this group to be in good company with others who suffer as I do.
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