Hi I am new here, and have been dealing with pain in my Thoracic for over 5 years. I have had every procedure the Docs can think of short of surgery, I have had 3 MRI"s and it shows a narrowing of the spine with 2 bulging discs at T6 and T7. I have heard that they have to go through your chest to operate on the Thoracic. That scares the hell out me. I guess my question is, is this true or is there another way to operate in the T Spine.