Its nice to be connected with others who are going through similar things! Im a 41 year old psychologist who started having severe headaches in 1994-5, then in 1997 my right leg went numb and Ive had daily, chronic l4-l5 pain (I hit 8 on my pain scale several times a day0. Despite XLIF minimally invasive fusion and positive discogram, the 6 surgeons I consulted state that theres "nothing they can fix". pain management is getting very old. Any support/ideas would be great!