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New member 4 level ADR patient almost 1 year post op

JohnnyveeeeJJohnnyveeee Posts: 3
edited 01/22/2016 - 9:47 PM in New Member Introductions
i had a 4 level ADR replacement withdorsal DSS implants (8 pedicle screws plus 'dynamic' connectors). Sugery done 2/10/15. Almost 1 year out. Pain was really bad at first...then decreased 4-6 mos out. I returned oart time to work then pain worsened i think i got too busy too quick. Im now not doing well and have regressed back to about what i felt 3 or 4 mos post op. Im still on pain killers per my dr, it could be a few more months or up to another year. It testing my patience and my spouse i feel is on the edge of leaving me if i cant return to work soon. Shes grown tired of this life as have i of course. We are very depressed and dont feel we can go on much lomger...its not worth it. Can anyone give some advice and or perspective??

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