Neurology Community
need help
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

need help

need help finding a physcial thearpist no insurance no medicaid had to return to work but just working 20hrs(applied for disability) a week to cover car insurance and a place to live not counting the 3 loans i cant even pay for is there no 1 out there that will help someone like me? i had c5 c6 infusion in april 2011 and still hurt very badly cant type on computer long with out pain i dont know what to do i am so depressed the dr. bills coming in and they are out rageous someone please help me
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hi there. You have undergone a cervical fusion surgery and still have symptoms. This could be nerve damage that already occurred due to prolapsed disc prior to surgery that did not improve the neurological deficit despite the surgical decompression. Consult a neurosurgeon for evaluation of the spine and exercises and physiotherapy might help. Treatment of nerve related pain includes medications and nerve blocks including implantable systems.  Physical therapy, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS and psychological therapy, occupational therapy for coping with pain is necessary. Antidepressants or tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline and nortriptiline. Neuroleptics like carbamazepine, felbamate, valproic acid, clonazepam and phenytoin alongwith gabapentin are effective. Local anesthetic agents like intravenous application of lidocaine, tocainide or mexiletene, can be prescribed as combination. Spinal cord stimulation introduces low level of electrical current to the dorsal portion of spinal cord and can include a fully implanted system or a system with an external power source.Consult your hospital for help of a neurosurgeon and a physiotherapist or search over internet about the ones in your locality. Hope this helps. Take care.


Blank
144586_tn?1284669764
In South Carolina, where your profile states you live, there are six outpatient facilities registered under the Federal Hill-Burton Act, providing services to those without insurance.

The Greeleyville Center tel is 843-426-2180
Richmond Community tel is 803-799-8403
Margaret Weston tel is 803-593-9283

Do an internet search for further numbers.

The best of luck.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Neurology Answerers
338416_tn?1420049302
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
620923_tn?1426651955
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
293157_tn?1285877039
Blank
Wobbly
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
11119474_tn?1428705770
Blank
davincidanes
Rockwood, TN
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ