About Me: Male, 46, Toledo, OH, member since Sep 2008
I am 41 yrs old, married, 4 children(2 step,2 biological) we've been together 20+yrs.I'm a Huge OhioState Buckeye fan. I had off and on back problems over the years, but in'02 I suffered a 2 1/2 story fall. I shattered my rt.anke, and had some bad back pain, which comp
[More]ared to my ankle pain was secondary. When ankle was mostly heeled, my back got more noticable. I had disc protrusions @ L2-3 L4-5 did pain management;epidurals etc, but not much relief.The stress & pain contributed to my diagnosis of severe hypertension(high blood pressure) after a recent mri my doc ordered another test & said I also got carpal tunnel. Thats where I'm at, in alot of pain, out of work trying to cope.
Just a quick note to say hi! Tim, the pain you will experience will be minimal. Nothin a vicodan can't handle. Word to the wise, have your dominant hand done and btw after you are healed you will notice that you won't need to have the other hand done because for some reason after one hand is fixed the other hand heals itself. Sure as s..t. good luck
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