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edited 10/01/2015 - 8:32 PM in New Member Introductions
Hi everyone! My name is Kimberly and I'm from Texas. My spine issues started August 2004 when I was in a horrific car accident. I broke my neck in three places, along with many other injuries. I would have to say that was my worst injury, as I still suffer from chronic pain in my neck to this day. It can be debilitating some days.
When I woke up in the hospital, I was in a halo and found out my C2-C3 had been fused. After almost 4 weeks I went home. I was in the halo 6-8 weeks. A day or so after having the halo removed I lost all feeling in my hands. My neurosurgeon immediately scheduled surgery to fuse my C3-C4. It's been over 10 years, and I still live with daily pain. Recent MRI reveals the disc below my fusion is deteriorating. I also have a herniation C6/7. I have always had headaches, but recently my migraines have increased and become more severe. I hope I can find people who have been in similar situations to mine, and that I can help those who are new to spinal injuries know that you can make it through. :)

To keep all responses together I have closed the member's introduction and posted the link to the members thread in the pain forum

Liz, spine-health Moderator
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