At 2:00 PM I see my surgeon for a follow up evaluation of my herniated discs in my neck. Two weeks ago while on dexamethasone I saw him for the first time for a second opinion. He said his findings did not warrant immediate surgery and he will see me after I am off them. Well today, one week off them and no pain killers, I have little to no pain in the original areas (Left shoulder blade, tricep, elbow and forearm) and have regained some of the lost strength, not much but definitely some.
I am scared to death because I have felt some weird sensations in my right arm (shoulder) over the last few days like unsteadiness when I lift my arm. In addition, my right leg numbness and irritability has been driving me crazy for over two weeks now. It only goes away at night in bed or when I ride my stationary bike (is this weird?)
Oh yea, has anyone here ever fully recovered from a bad cervical herniation before without surgery.
Thanks for listening and wish me luck!
By the way, I’m new here but you guys are a great support!