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Reply on Benign Muscular Fasciculation

@didi09 @captainanxiety8 I have chronic myofascial pain and some pain sensitization and also occasional twitches (and some in the distant past). I believe it is excited nerves behind all of those. The itching is, quite possibly, a sign of “nerve pain”. Small pain receptors [...]

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Reply on Recovering from Spine Surgery: Patience required

Dear @lilypaws you had 1 of the toughest surgeries that I know about. Anything to do with ur spine, nerves & disc's is no joke & believe me when I tell you my best Friend whom I cherish had very similar surgery but not w/Mayo Clinic. We [...]

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Reply on No diagnosis chronic pain

@mrea what is the nature of the pain? Is is in one spot, like the bottoms of the feet, or all over? Is it bilateral (both feet) or just one foot? Your doctors should be asking you these questions. If it is bilateral it is, most likely, [...]

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Reply on No diagnosis chronic pain

@mrea What you have to realize is doctors look for pain patterns. Stabbing pain in front of hip = hip arthritis, if this other pain, then sciatica, etc. However, if you have an atypical presentation then you won't get diagnosed properly. Also, Dr. Kuttner mentions this in [...]

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Reply on Have had chronic anal pain for 6 years

@harper2018 I might recommend something unconventional. I have lower lumbar DDD and that makes for pain sensitivity to those area you're talking about. I think you should really try the enzymes nattokinase, serrapeptidase and lumbrokinase. You'll want to add them slowly and also keep doing exercises that [...]

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Reply on Mako Robotic Arm TKR Six Months

@saeternes : Question. You seem to have done an excellent progress, based on precision surgery, total commitment to rehabilitation, with access to - for example, special treadmills to correct gait problems. So ... 6 months out, given your workouts on the recumbent bike, and being in generally [...]

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Reply on Living with Neuropathy - Welcome to the group

@fuzzy1southernga You mentioned sciatica, slipped vertebra & facet joint disease in your previous post. Are you meeting with your orthopedic surgeon to discuss a surgery? I know you mentioned being in a lot of pain. Have you heard of Myofascial Release Therapy? There is a discussion on [...]

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Reply on Let’s Go Walking! Join me for a virtual walking support group

@lioness, Linda, I am so glad your back felt better after your walk. Sciatica flares are painful to say the least but I have also found if I can propel myself out for even a brief walk it seems to bring some relief...maybe stretching muscles ? dunno [...]

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Reply on Let’s Go Walking! Join me for a virtual walking support group

@lioness You are so brave! It would be hard for me to walk with a bad case of sciatica. I have that every day. Be glad to get the surgery over with and it's coming up fast. We are leaving Saturday. Love to you. Jeanie [...]

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Reply on Let’s Go Walking! Join me for a virtual walking support group

@rosemary this is a time in our country I think it is naturel for us to comment about what has happened but agree we do need to get back to walking . Even though my sciatica is acting up today Im going out to walk and hope [...]