About Me: Female, 54, Berkshire County , MA, member since May 2009
status post pelvic fracture 10/08 from bicycle trapped wheel in pothole and projected me over the handlebars, onging pain wasn't explained my the pelvis-fracture, just got CAT & MRI scans (06/09) that show moderately large central herniation at L5-S1 significantly defor
[More]ming the thecal sac and probably impinging the s1 nerve root. ouch. Severe low-back pain and leg/foot pain, and horrible anal itching, severe pain in sole/arch/heel of foot when trying to walk, burning inside when peeing & pooing. Just got an appointment with a Neurosurgeon... hope I can get a good treatment plan to avoid surgery! Also have TMJ and shoulder pain and MRI showed foraminal encroachment in my neck, too. Have posted links to some of my images in my journal.
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.