hi everyone I am looking for a good back doctor in Connecticut can anyone recommend oneThanks David
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Hi @connecticuthuskyfan, and welcome to Connect. I’d love to connect with you other members who may be able to provide a recommendation. Are you experiencing symptoms related to bones, joints and/or muscles?
yes I am in a lot of pain due to I believe I have a failed back surgery.in 1999 I got hurt at work and in 2001 and 2002 I had surgery for it and had hardware put in now I have a lot of issues and looking for a good back doctor in Connecticut. really don’t want to go back to the one that did it. thank you David if you would like to know more I could give it to you. Thanks again
Thanks David, this helps me connect you with other members who are also talking about back pain. I’m tagging @ladyjane85, @sharonmay7 and @excentrk on this thread and hope they’ll share their experiences.
As you know, we don’t collect location information when you register for Mayo Clinic Connect. So, unless someone discloses where they live in a message, we don’t know where they live. I recommend that you post a message to this discussion thread on Chronic Pain (https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/are-there-any-discussions-for-chronic-pain/) where there is a very knowledgeable discussion happening with many members. Someone in the group may have a recommendation of a doctor in Connecticut.
dr.yanapolis he is a very good back doctor I have total faith in his decisions. he has an office in bloomfield and 1 in enfield. he has operated on me and also advised me when my primary dr. sent me to a different surgeon that one wanted to operate on my neck. dr. y told me I should hold off . I did and I’m doing ok I retierd from truck driving 3 yrs ago and my neck pain is manageable now even with herniated discs. I live in montana now and have to see a surgeon next week because of degenerate disk disease.i have several herniated discs in my lower back 2 of them severe before I make any decisions I will consult with dr. y back in ct. by phone. best of luck to you……………………………………
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Welcome to Connect, @rick537. Your message proves that you just never know where you’re going to find answers and from whom. Who would’ve thought that @connecticuthuskyfan would get a recommendation for a doctor in Connecticut from a resident in Montana. That’s the power of online community. Thank you.
Good luck with your appointment with your surgeon next week. Please let us know how it goes.
Thank you for the information to the people that replied.I am new on here and hope to get into discussions asap. I really need help i have had surgerys in the past and i think they like to do it for the money.again thank you Dave.
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