New to this forum, I had a back injury 8 years ago ( work related) so this is work comp,had 2 or 3 MRI and the Doctor at that time choise to medicate not operate,and here it is 8 plus years later with more poblems, now otheritize has set in and I have knife stabbing pain all the time. Current doctor wanted me to have shop in spine (which I did) to see if this would help.(helped for about two days, now I have severe cramps at night in my bad leg. My qoestion is !!
Should I have the L4 L5 S1 fusion that the doctor said would fix / or help the problem?? (million dollor question)
I'm taking vicodin and lyrica for the pain which is not working anymore .
I,m 66 years old and still work full time and have never lost a days work over this injury
I'm pretty healthy otherwise and want to get this fixed before I retire, does any of this make scence to you-all
or is it just me rambling on LOL
hurting for 8 plus years now.!!
I will try to answer any questions anybody has !
My spell checker is broken also!!