I have been experiencing pain now for 17 months. I had L5-S1 surgery in 97 and all was somewhat ok til 07..Since then the pain has not let up, I'm prensently taking oxycontin and oxycondone for pain. My doctor says its due to past surgery and trauma to lower back. W/C doctor states its DDD.
I've been reading alot about DDD and it states after time the pain will ease or subside...I've been waiting now for 17 months...If indeed my pain is DDD when does the pain subside or after so long is it another hernitaed disc. My doctor think surgery is needed.