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Update on my back pain

Jul 03, 2019 7:38 AM

I saw my back doctor yesterday. She examined me and said she can do the procedure where she burns the nerves in my lower back again. She did it a year ago on my right side. But nerves grow back. This time she is going to do it on both my right side and my left side. It hasn't been scheduled yet but probably in Aug. She wouldn't increase the Lyrica because she said it would increase the bad things happening like dizziness. My neck, shoulders, forearms and hands hurt. I have tingling down my arms and hands. My pinkies on both hands are numb. So she ordered a MRI on my neck to see if I have a bulging disk. I love this doctor because she is concerned, smart and spends a lot of time with me. But that means I have to wait for her forever because she does that for everyone.

Jul 03, 2019 8:00 AM

Hi Animal Lover I’m going to go through the very same thing he says Rhizotomy I’m nervous but I will ask ? About it before I go through broth it on July 17 ..
Were you in pain or relief from it last time you had it done? I am just nervous bc I don’t like the sound burning is all ugh ..
I have been look it up and it gave me a hug e head ache now I’m not look so much.
I’m just going to live day by day I guess. Sigh 😔
What should I do ? Isehere im st . But I’m more worried about my fiancé Procedure more . Hug gently have a nice day all Shore🦋🙏🌈❤️🤗 I’ll tell you all about it when I here in a few weeks ... later

Jul 03, 2019 8:14 AM

Hi Shore, yes it helped the last time. Lasted about a year. She said nerves grow back so I have to do it again. I'll be put to sleep.

Jul 03, 2019 9:00 AM

Ty you helped hug gently Shore🦋🙏🌈❤️🤗🤗

Jul 03, 2019 9:57 AM

Hi also supposed to be warm yet again today 86 something. I gave my air conditioning on have a nice day everyone 🙏🙏🌈❤️🤗Shore

Jul 04, 2019 10:12 PM

AnimalLover2, you said the treatment ( rhysotomy) was beneficial and lasted a year. That’s great. I am considering that for my low back. With being on blood thinners can I still have that done do you know? Did you have any numbness or loss of sensation anywhere else than expected? Wedding shore I think it will be fine. I’m sure your Dr has done many of them before. Thanks for sharing with us . I’m happy for you that you seem to have a caring doctor. I hope there is nothing serious wrong with your neck. Do you have DDD? I hope all will be fine and if there is something that it can be taken care of. Srmending you gentle {{🤗}} this 4th 🇺🇸

Jul 04, 2019 10:29 PM

Hi pain and animal I’m getting mine done lower lumbar L4L5 around that area near the bottom. Ty for the encouragement and support and prayers. I’ll let you know from my follow up on the 17 hug gently to all
Night and Happy Hokiday Shore 🦋❤️❤️🙏🌈🇺🇸

Jul 05, 2019 10:56 AM

I'll be praying for you AnimalLover2, that the treatment works very well! 🙂❤🙏🌼

Jul 06, 2019 6:52 AM

Painwarrior I imagine you would have to stop the blood thinners first because it does break the skin. I have bandaids on afterwards. No I don't have any sensation loss.

Jul 06, 2019 7:50 AM

AnimalLover2, Weddinfshore I have recently been diagnosed with severe DDD, severe Spinal Stenosis, severe Nerve Damage in both legs. I don’t understand how so much has gone wrong with me and why. This is on top of my PMR, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, and a zillion other things and I’m not even 60 yrs old yet. I’m on a ton of prescription medication. I never smoked, used alcohol, used illegal drugs. I’ve been fairly active, given my time volunteering and and gone out of my way to help others. I know God did not put this on me. But my doctors are talking about back surgery but I’m terrified. I use to be 5’71/2” inches tall but now I am 5’6. I’m fighting not feeling depressed. How did this happen to us??? There are just so many people suffering. I’m one of these people who want to understand it all.

Jul 06, 2019 8:03 AM

Hi there Sisters Welcome 🙏 to our community. If ever you need some one write in here and we can chat . I look in here and write also it sure helps me out a lot. I’m Shore 🌈🦋🦋🙏🙏❤️🤗But I gtg now I’ll write later about me . Hug gently

Jul 06, 2019 10:31 AM

Hi guys letting you know time with my Sister was great I had a nuce breakfast 🍳 with my older sister and her husband and my fiancé ...
It’s just nice not getting upset with her and all just being sisters...
I also had a rough morning before that I thought my phone died but nope it magically re opened up my fiancé helped lol ..
I think I’m more wo about my fiancé up come procedure then I think I am and for line up come..
But it’s ok now I think I’ll be good I’m going to visit a neighbor I knew from long time ago tomorrow after church and lunch ))) So all in all I’m doing ok ..
I just hope my legal and back hold out for all of it . Hug gently to all Shore 🌈🌈🦋❤️🙏🤗 have a nice weekend hopefully not so painful later ...

Jul 07, 2019 5:35 PM

Hi I hope that you had a nice subday today . I fight get to go to my neighbors friends house today hut that’s ok , I stay in and rested instead . My back though had been really pinching me today but slowly deal with it.
I hope that your pain is less today ..
Hug gently to all hug Shore 🦋❤️🙏🌈🤗

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