Every once in a while we may come across a post where a member talks about a surgical procedure, a treatment, a medication, etc that is the best and that there is no other way.
Its good to hear that people have found something that works for them. There are so many people with all types of spinal problems. Saying that you have a L4/L5 problem and another member having a L4/L5 problem doesnt make them the same.
Each situation is unique.
So when any of us find that one magic solution, its great to post it on these forums. But, please I really need to stress that somewhere in that post, it is so very important for the member to also add In my opinion, this has ......
I've received messages where a member read someone's post about a specific treatment and how successful that was. That person then went back to their doctor and basically insisted that they receive that same treatment and that nothing else would work. The person sending me that message was so disappointed when they found out that a- that treatment is experimental only b- that they were not even a potential candidate for it.
I know this very well. I always talk about how much Deep Tissue Massage has helped me, I've said it in some many of my posts. But I also make it clear, that it worked for me, it may work for you or maybe not.
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences