6445757 tn?1381356084

back-disk issues

I had c-3-7 caged in three surgeries.  If I had to do it again I wouldn't.  My back now needs surgery--no way am I going through that again.  Two of the later surgeries were done emergency-If I only had not had the first!!!  Please check out your surgeon.  My first was done by an over-confident ortho., without much training.  My advise is to never mess with the spine. I pray this helps someone else, and they do not have to live with extreme pain for the rest of their lives.  I used to run about 5-10 miles a day.  Those days are forever gone.

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6445757 tn?1381356084
Thank you for responding.  Funny you mention swimming! I find the best relief when in the water,  I was a state champion swimmer in Ga back in the 70's, so I am more comfortable in the water than on land.  God Bless you
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351246 tn?1379682132
I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. Yes, spine surgeries can go bad. Hope physical therapy, spinal manipulation, manual therapy, swimming, pain relief patches etc help in pain relief. Maybe you will be able to regain movement with this.Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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