Just in case anyone is worried about surgery; I had MAJOR surgery lasy September and want you to know there is light at the end of the tunnel and not to give up hope no matter how daunting it may be.
I have a blog which goes through diagnosis to present day if it helps.
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Ron DiLauro, Spine-Health System Administrator 03/23/12