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Does the weather affect you (post-ops)?
It is cold and rainy in Oregon today and I am home from work. My sciatic pain has been increasing a bit in the past few weeks, but today it is bad, bad, bad. I haven't done anything out of the ordinary, but am wondering if I'm going to be one of those old ladies with rheumatism?
" height="20" /> I've used my roller this morning and am about to hook up my tens unit. I've also taken two pain pills so far (one usually will knock out my pain). I have my one year check-up with my surgeon on Tuesday, so I can talk with him about this, but I'm just wondering if any other post-ops are affected by the changes into the cold weather? I'm older than a lot of you are (I'm 55), so I guess some of the aching comes with age, but I've never gotten random cold weather aches of this severity before.
3 level spinal fusion, L3/4, L4/5, L5/S1, November 2008. Stiff, but I can walk.