About Me: Male, Phoenix, AZ, member since May 2013
Im 37 and have been struggling with chronic pain since i was 19. I had a snow tubing accident that caused me to hit up against a tree. It was then if i remember correctly, that my back pain started. I had always been very active as a youth ,but soon realized that beein
[More]g active was just making matters worse. I was still on parents medical insurance at the time so i started seeking medical attention. I saw two orthropedic spine surgeons, one which recommended a resection of my l5 lumbosacral transitional vertebrae, and another who recommended a spinal fusion of my l5/s1 after viewing my xrays, mri, and bone scan. At that time i became overwhelmed and didnt think i was ready to make such a
Big decision on my own.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.