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medny58mmedny58 Posts: 2
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:45 AM in Degenerative Disc Disease
Hi 14 years ago I had a spinal fusion L4 L5. In January I fell at work still fighting work comp. They don't believe that a fall (flat on my back) could be all the cause of my pain.My Dr. wants to perform pedicle screw procedure. Of course work comp is delaying procedures and I'm feeling worse, even painful to stand in the shower. Any advise out there?


  • I hate to say this but I been fighting workman comp for over two years. So I hope you do better then I have. And yes I do have a good lawer.

  • Thanks for the reply just hired a new lawyer Hearing in a couple of weeks. I'm 55 old enough to retire just need a couple more years so I don't get the penalty for not having 30 years.
    My company is deciding on a incentive plan state and county already decided do please say a few prayers for me.
  • hello im a mom of 6 boys mine his and ours and im 37 years old my L4 and L5 have to be fused and om scared and worried about having it done any advise
  • Howdy, I am 38 and had the XL-TDR done on my L4-L5 on 3/17/2010 and have had very good luck! The XL-TDR is a device in a study. Once again I have had very good results and think you should look into it.

    Ken P.S. look it up in the DDD forum! if you have any ????'s ***send PM for info***

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  • god for the uk NHS system it has its faults but when i here about all the problems you folk have i am happy to live here in the cold damp UK
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