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Oct 6, 2018 · Facet Joint Injections - Anyone had success? in Spine Health

I HAVE TO REPLY TO THIS …..I HAD 4 FACET JOINT INJECTIONS ON MY LOWER BACK ….COMPARED TO AN EPIDURAL SHOT YES THESE INJECTIONS ARE PAINFUL…HAD 2 ON RIGHT SIDE AND 2 ON LEFT SIDE ……BUT PLEASE LET ME CLARIFY SOMETHING BEFORE I GO ON ……THIS WAS MY FIRST EXPERIENCE DEALING WITH AN ORTHOPEDIC DR ….IM 55 AND HAVE HAD BACK PROBLEMS SINCE I WAS 16…….I WENT TO CHIROPRACTOR…..HAD MY VISITS WITH MY DR …GAVE ME A SHOT TO RELIEVE SOME OF THE PAIN………I HAD ALOT OF PAIN WHEN I WAS YOUNGER …..BUT NOTHING COMPARED TO NOW. APRIL 2017 FRACTURED L1 VETERBRAE …..HAD CHRONIC PAIN SINCE THEN ……WHEN THIS DOCTOR GAVE ME MY 3RD FACET JOINT INJECTION …BUT HE HIT A NERVE THAT HAS CAUSED WORSE PAIN TO MY SCIATIC NERVE …NOW I FEEL LIKE I GET ELECTRIC SHOCKS IN MY LEG THAT ARE VERY PAINFUL …..ITS BEN 7 MOS SINCE I RECIEVED THOSE INJECTIONS …AND YES I DID AGREE TO THEM BECAUSE HAD BEEN IN SO MUCH PAIN I WAS WILLING TO TRY AMYTHING AT THAT POINT FOR SOME KIND OF PAIN RELIEF ..I SEEN THIS ORTHO DR ABOUT 2 MONTHS AGO AND STILL CLAIMS I MUST HAVE HAD BAD REACTION TO STEROID MEDICINE……….I KNOW WHAT I FELT WHEN HE HIT A NERVE…..I DID ALOT OF RESEARCH BEFORE I AGREED TO HAVING FACT INJECTIONS…….IM NOT SAYING ALL DOCTORS ARE BAD BUT THIS ONE WAS……I FELT LIKE I HAD TO BE ASKING HIM TO DO THINGS TO HELP ME WITH MY PAIN …..PLEASE FIRST DO ALOT OF RESEARCH BEFORE HAVING PROCEDURE DONE …..I HOPE ANYBODY WHO READS THIS DOES THEIR HOMEWORK. AND PRAY YOU HAVE A GOOD DR AND COMPASSIONATE TO YOUR NEEDS…..AFTER A YR AND A FEW MONTHS FINALLY FEEL LIKE SOMEONE IS LISTENING. AND UNDERSTANDING WITH WHAT IM DEALING WITH …..I ALSO NEED TO SEE NUEROSURGEON ….BEEN DOING MY HOMEWORK ….BUT IM SO THANKFUL .FOR MY P.A. BEEN SO HELPFUL …TO ..HELPING ON THE ROAD TO SOME RECOVERY MAYBE I WILL ALWAYS HAVE CHRONIC PAIN BUT I ALSO KNOW ITS GOING TO BE BERABLE…….I PRAY YOU ALL HAVE WONDER DRS…..THANK FOR READING THIS AND I HOPE IVE BEEN SOME HELP TO SOMEONE OUT THERE

Sep 28, 2018 · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

THANK U FOR THE INFO I REALLY APPRECIATE U LOOKING OUT FOR ME ….MAKES ME FEEL BETTER ….THAT I CAN GO TO A CHIROPRACTOR AND NOT WORRY ABOUT ANY FURTHER INJURY …..I WILL BE LOOKING FOR. A CHIROPRACTOR

Sep 24, 2018 · Pain meds in Chronic Pain

I DO RELY ON OUR HEAVENLY FATHER AND HIS SON JESUS CHRIST …AFTER A YR I FINALLY HAVE A GOOD COMPASSIONATE DR .AND HES DOING EVERYTHING HE CAN FOR ME SETTING ME UP WITH SPECIALIST…..YES THANK YOU SOMETIMES WE TEND TO FORGET WHO OUR SOURCE IS ……

Sep 24, 2018 · Pain meds in Chronic Pain

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Sep 24, 2018 · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

GOOD MORNING …WHEN I WAS YOUNGER. I USE TO GO. TO A CHIROPRACTOR AND IT DID HELP…..FIRST I WANT TO FIND OUT EXACTLY WHAT IS CAUSING MOST OF MY PAIN ..I KNOW I HAVE A TORN SLDISC AS WELL ON MY LOWER BACK ….AA SOON THAT IM TOLD IT IS SAFE TO BE SEEN BY A CHIROPRACTOR I'LL BE THERE THE NEXT DAY …..THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH. ….I FELT SO ALONE BECAUSE I DIDNT HAVE THE SUPPORT OF OTHER PPL …..GOING THRU THE SAME THING I AM I APPRECIATE EVERYONE SO MUCH

Sep 24, 2018 · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

JUST U READING MY POST I REALLY APPRECIATE THE TIME YOU TOOK. TO DO THAT…..THANK SO MUCH FOR THE INFO I REALLY APPRECIATE I AS WELL HOPE AND PRAY FOR CONTINUED HEALING

Sep 24, 2018 · Chronic Back Pain for Years in Spine Health

I have ALOT PROBLEMS WITH MY LOWER BACK AND LEFT LEG ……BUT WHAT I WANT TO WRITE ABOUT IS THE PROBLEM IM HAVING IN MY NECK .I WAKE ONE MORNING ABOUT 3 WEEKS AGO WITH A KINK ON MY LEFT SIDE OF MY NECK AND COULDNT TURN MY HEAD …THAT HAD HAPPENED TO ME A FEW TIMES BEFORE I JUST THOUGHT OK I SLEPT WRONG AND IN A COUPLE OF DAYS ID BE OK….AND I WAS …EXCEPT FOR THIS LAST TIME ….TWO DAYS AFTER I THOUGHT IT WAS A KINK IN MY NECK ….MY WHOLE ARM STARTED HURTING FROM MY SHOULDER MY SHOULDER BLADE MY BICEP FOREARM ALL THE WAY TO MY FINGERS…..I HAVENT RECIEVED TREATMENT FROM A ORTHO DR BUT MY PRIMARY DR GAVE ME PAIN MEDICATION WHICH DOES NOTHING FOR THE PAIN THAT IS WHY IM AWAKE AT 4AM PAINS WAKES ME OUT OF MY SLEEP …..IM SORRY ..BACK TO WHAT IS REALLY WORRYING ME IS THAT IF NOTHING ELSE WORKS BECAUSE MY DR IS PRETTY SURE ITS A PINCHED NERVE SO IM IN THE PROCESS OF SEEING AN PLORTHOPEDIC DR….LAST THING I WANT IS ANY SURGERIES …..IM REALLY SCARED AND ALSO IN ALOT OF PAIN GOING BACK TO SEE MY DR PAIN PILLS I WAS PRESCIBED ARE NOT DOING ANYTHING FOR MY PAIN….IT SUCKS SO MUCH HAVING CHRONIC PAIN ….IT LIMITS YOUR LIFE IN SO MANY WAYS …..THE WAY I FEEL NOW I DIDNT EXPECT TO FEEL ALL THIS PAIN TIL WAY AFTER MY 80S…
I WANT TO SAY I KNOW WHAT YOU GUYS ARE GOING THRU ..MY LIFE HAS CHANGED COMPLETELY…..