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.
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