Okay, Now that I made a very confusing subject line, let me try to explain. History: 6 weeks with neck pain, herniated disks at C6C7, C5C6 and impingement at C3C4 showed on MRI in early September. Since then, I have had several weeks of rest and PT. Recommendation by the NS was wait and see but probably I would need a fusion at C6C7.
The thing is, I started with all bad days. Some excruciating with radiating pain down arms, etc. Now I will have a couple of good days with virtually no pain, and then a bad day, or a few bad days and a few good days. It used to be according to what I was doing (computer work was the worst). Now there seems to be no pattern. Is this good or bad? This morning I woke up with tingling hands after a very restless night of moderate pain. This is after 5 days of no pain med at all. I’m not sure where this is going to lead and want to hear from others who have been through this.
BTW, I have an appointment with the NS next week.