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Spinal fusion healing process?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by Eluena 0 answers

Aloha, I have scoliosis and just had the above surgery 17 days ago. I sure could use some support from others who have gone through this uber major surgery.

Has anyone had a fibromyalgia flare after having major surgery? I need to have scoliosis surgery and

Posted 26 Jul 2016 by DancnDar 5 answers

... my orthopedic, my rheumatologist and even my son's rheumatologist say I will definitely have a major fibromyalgia flare up from the surgery. I am so scared and have been holding off the surgery for a year now. My pain doctor has been doing minor procedures to try and help keep the pain ...

I have 3 prescribed medications and I don't know when to take each one?

Posted 20 Jul 2016 by donnayye 3 answers

I am prescribed with prednisone 20MG tabs, meloxicam 7.5mg tabs, and methocarbamol 500mg tabs. I was told to take the methocarbamol for my nerve pain due to my scoliosis and meloxicam for anti-inflammatory, but if i do take I don't know how much time I have to wait after taking the ...

Has anyone ever had a back surgery related to scoliosis? The reason I'm asking is because?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Erinlia 0 answers

I'm in a lot of pain all the time and don't know what to do. Thank you.

I need advice about taking lyrica vs gabapentin? Can I take gabapentin by day and lyrica at night?

Posted 8 Mar 2016 by Kokacola1 1 answer

I have taken Lyrica starting at 75mg and now up to 150mg twice a day for just over a year now. I decided to try find a less expensive alternative and Gabapentin was recommended by a pharmacist. I am not a diabetic, but I've had spinal fusion twice, 10 years and 1year ago. Now I suffer with ...

Can anyone tell me what your life has been like after being fused T10-S1?

Posted 12 Jul 2016 by marnaL 0 answers

My spine is fused T10-L4 (scoliosis - very successful surgery) but now need fusion L4-S1. I lost some mobility after my first surgery, but want to know details about what I will and won't be able to do after this surgery.

What càusing that I am not àble to walk after three house takin my meds?

Posted 13 Feb 2016 by kylli 1 answer

My meds levodopa! Pramipeco─║e. I have also lumbar stenosis!scoliosis. Tramdol50mg×2,extra streñgh ty─║enol1-!2tbl×2-3/day?and beta blocker,çrestor and waterpill

New info out about taking calcium alone. You must take it with magnesium says a new study!!?

Posted 7 Jul 2012 5 answers

ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Medical Journal recently published a large analysis based on the results of 5 clinical trials conducted in the U.S., Great Britain and New Zealand that involved more than 8,000 people. The analysis concluded that, "Calcium supplements ...

Keppra XR - Can Keppra be used for severe back and sciatica pain ???

Posted 15 Aug 2015 by linda322 2 answers

I have been diagnosed with scoliosis and sciatica caused by arthritis, sometimes very severe pain. Would this medication be helpful for my pain???

Are epidurals and nerve blocks the same thing?

Posted 2 Mar 2014 by Amiyah 1 answer

I NEED HELP? I have a plethora of back and neck problems! I have three herniated disc in my neck, two bulging disc in Lumbar, two fractures in the thoracic (The curvature in this area caused scoliosis), spinal stenosis, cord compression, pinched nerves, damage nerves, et al. I receive injections in ...

How to relieve upper back pain after a spine surgery?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 by Wholock 4 answers

Hi! I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 8 (now I'm 16) and at the age of 13 I had a surgery. It was a success and everything was fine. I did exercises for about a year, then I stopped. I felt no pain at all until 4-5 months ago. That's when I started getting this pain in my upper ...

Has anyone had an spinal epidural to control back pain?

Posted 20 Aug 2012 by mjulianne77 12 answers

Due to degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, 2 bulging discs, and anulas disc tear, and severe back pain, my doctors felt like a spinal epidural, in which they injected steroids into my impaired discs, could help me. I had one last September, with moderate pain relief. But I had one about two weeks ...

Does tapentadol need to build up in your system over a few days to work?

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by sixtiescurator 4 answers

I have been prescribed 100 mg Prolonged Release Nucynta/Tapentadol to take every 12 hours. I'm on it a week now, but no improvement in the chronic pain caused by scoliosis. Does the drug need to build up in your body to treat the pain - the pharmacist said not - that it should work per dosage, ...

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