Anything that helps your neck, shoulders and back pain ?
So the doctors referred me to physio which didn't work, tried everything but still didn't work.. they referred me to spinal team for injections or surgery but the spinal team has referred me back to physio... anyone ever had this? or know if they'll do something if physio don't work again?
Hi, I'm new here and this is my first post. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in my early 40's. I mainly had problems with pain and fatigue when I "over did it". I'm now 67 and it seems that after I hit 60, the fibro just went crazy and I now deal with pain and fatigue every day. Not to mention the Degenerative Disk Disease kicking in, as well. I work part-time at a dollar store cashiering mainly but have some stocking to do, too. By the time I get home, I can barely get out of the car and within 30 to 45 minutes I have to just lay down and let my body recoup. I'm fine as long as I keep moving, but once I stop, oh boy. I just start freezing up. Does anyone else deal with symptoms like this? What do you do to help relieve stiffness and body pain? Thanks.
Well 🙂 sure is a deep subject. It's very cold here in the south and hard on my spine bones. I have a well check up for Medicare tomorrow. Nothing will be done for my pain. I'll find out about my sinus infection and flu shot. The CDC gave new guidelines for pain medication yet it won't matter. Doing my best in this situation and hopefully y'all 🙏 will have a great day! Hugs 🤗🌹
hello! I just learned that I'm getting surgery for my disc in a little less than 2 weeks from now. my preoperative exam is this Thursday. I do vape nicotine, and I was wondering If this would stop me from getting my surgery. I stopped today to make sure, but I'm a little nervous that I won't be allowed to.
my back has been hurting more since having my children and even worse since I've started a very physical job. I have an appointment with a pain clinic and I'm afraid they won't be able to do anything and just give me drugs. I want it fixed and not be doped up.
Hello! I am suffering with a herniated disc in my lower spine (L5-S1 to be specific) and it has been causing me lots of issues. I officially got diagnosed with this in April, but it has been bothering me since last December. it did get to the point where I could barely walk and had to go to the hospital before I knew what it was, and since then I have gotten 3 spinal injections and have gone to physical therapy. however, it is getting worse again and I was wondering what you guys do for pain? I wake up at night and can't walk for a long time, so I'm just trying to reach out :) thank you!
How long have you been diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease? What treatments have you had?
Has anyone lived with hernaited disc or out of place disc in their neck for over 10 years? Also if you get it fushed what is it like? i do not take any medication for it at all.
other then hip surgery, what can I do to walk w out pain .
At what point did you consider surgery for a herniated disc?
I can't stand still very long, walking is fine, but I can't stand in one spot, or I'll be paying for it for a week. how do you cope?
Was wondering if my symptoms of slipped discs, messed up vertebrae in my spine and arm/back can have any effect on my jaw or give me tmj symptoms? I’ve been diagnosed with tmj as in 2012 , but it’s only come back recently when I get pain bad in my right side of my neck going down to my whole leg? Any advice? Thx 🙏🏻
is there any way to help it?
I had neck surgery 3 years ago and my symptoms are slowly returning. does anyone else's hands fall asleep?
hi friends update on the neck situation: owie :) I have ruptured either a disc or a rheumatoid nodule that was on my c spine. the right side of my neck and face/jaw are so swollen I can't move. took oxycodone and so far that's at least helped with the pain, both from this specific incident and in general, and I've gotten a good amount of sleep. TL;DR ouch :)
Hi everyone, I’m scheduled to have a lumbar disectomy in two places on Wednesday and I am utterly and completely terrified. I’ve had degenerative disc disease since 2018 and I’m hoping this surgery will finally bring me the relief I’ve been hoping for but I’ve also heard very different things. If you have any comforting advice I would love to hear it. :(
I found out I have bulging disc in C5-6 T1 T2 have low marrow signal. has anyone ever had any experience with these issues?
Hi Everyone, I’m new in this community and I will like to know about what do you do for a herniated disc other than have epidural or surgery
My back pain is new- I haven't been evaluated yet but one thing that sticks out about my back is it doesn't bother me until I lay down at night- then the pain get excruciating and radiates into my left hip and sometimes down my leg. I ice it, take advil and recently Gabapentin for it yet struggle all night sleeping because of the severe pain. Has anyone had similar back pain?
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