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dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 9,856
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:44 AM in Spine-Health Announcements
For almost all practical situations, I am back!

I want to thank everyone for their posts and they way they kept this site going.

I want to thank everyone who wished me well in my surgery recovery.

I want to thank everyone who offered their sympathy regarding the sudden death of my mother.

And I want to thank all the members of my team. TAMTAM, JEAUXBERT, HAGLANDC, NECK OF STEEL, CATH111, Z06... These was the team that helped keep things together.

So, shortly, you will start to see my little chubby fingers typing away again making post after post and offering some new looks at the way we handle spinal problems.

I hope and wish that most of you have been doing well and getting along with your medical conditions. So many times during my recent rehab and therapy, I've been reminded over and over just how lucky I rally am.

I can walk, I can talk, I can see, I can feel and I can hear.

There are so many others that cant do some of the above.
Those are the ones that need our prays and wishes. The rest of us, we just all gotta be STRONG
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com


  • welcome back, can't wait to hear your sage wisdom:)
  • Lookie what the cat dragged in! :) Whhooohooo! Welcome back Ron!

    PCTF C4 - T2, Laminectomies C5, C6 & C7. Severe Palsy left arm/hand.
  • Welcome Back Ron!! It's always good to see us peeps return after surgeries :) I hope your shoulder is healing well.

    Hahahahah Brenda, I was going to say something along those lines =D>
  • I wish you well as you continue on your journey of recovery and glad to have you back :)

  • Traci,

    Ummmmm.... "Great minds think alike?" hehehehhe I still miss your black and white avatar woman!!

    PCTF C4 - T2, Laminectomies C5, C6 & C7. Severe Palsy left arm/hand.
  • LizLiz Posts: 7,832
    Hi Ron

    I am glad you are feeling you are well enough now to come back, nice having you here with us again.


    Liz, Spine-health Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
  • It's great to hear you're well enough to come back to help your spiney family. You've been missed. When is the other shoulder being done? How's it going with the one just operated on?

    Best to you,

  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 9,856
    Being away from here, even for a short while is hard. Because we I come back, I almost feel lost and dont know where to start. So many posts, so many thoughts and questions have been stated.

    I know I can't go back and read each of them, so, instead I am just trying to pick up what is happening now and peek back at some of the older ones.

    My shoulder surgery was a success, no question about that. But as what was expected, all the surgical work done with the tendons and muscles, the impact to the rest of my spine has escalated. My cervical, thoracic and lumbar areas are reminding me that every day.

    We decided to hold off on the surgery for the other surgery. It was scheduled at the end of August, but I know now I will not be ready. My left shoulder needs more time to recover. Right now, I am scheduled for the next surgery mid October. Till then I hope just to improve.

    Thanks again everyone for the kind words
    Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
  • Good to hear about your shoulder healing well. You've been through so much in a short time. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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