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spinal stenosis surgery

Posted by @uncbball, Jul 31, 2016

has any had minimal invasive surgery for decompression and coflex for stabilization?

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Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

@alysebrunella

Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

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Spinal stenosis about 40 years. lots of cortisone shots. Made no difference. Not worth the effort. Now I have lots of cancers, amyloids, RA

@alysebrunella

Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

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my doctor keeps telling me that cortisone shots are the best and I want the epidermal shots So now reading about you I don’t think I want them. But I’m so tired of my legs hurting, numb, tingling and this is every day.

@alysebrunella

Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

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Everything I have hurts all the time. Tingling, burning, aching, stabbed. I am also tired of it all. I know I have only a few more months to live, and Mayo really doesn’t seem to care. I can only think of one cure.

@alysebrunella

Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

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Oh I’m so sorry you are going through this. Yea Mayo doesn’t care and I feel the same way about the VA. I told them I don’t want those shots and today they called and said they are setting up appointments for the shots see never listen to the patient.

Remember: These companies do not make money unless they do something they can charge you for.

@oldkarl

Remember: These companies do not make money unless they do something they can charge you for.

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that’s right it’s all about money and not the patient

@alysebrunella

Hi @uncbball. I’m tagging @sndi, @robertlclark, @oldkarl and @user_ch7b7e79 as these members have recently discussed their experience with spinal stenosis. Can you tell us a bit more about your condition (e.g., how long have you had it, when did the doctor recommend surgery, etc.)?

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How long do cortisone shots last? I have had epidernal shot for my back many time’s. You just need a MIR to pin point the best placement exactly pin point with perside acterate percussion Last up to a good 6-8 month’s Pain free. If you take care of your self.. Good Luck

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