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hello new here

spars12sspars12 Posts: 20
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:32 AM in New Member Introductions
hi my name is Paul i am new here been doing the back pain run a round for a long time i am 51 years old.. the chiropractor is the best treament so far ...

i went to the pain clinic friday scary place lol . as it takes less and less to set of flare ups i am looking for a better long term plan for my back ... they told me my back is that of some one 80 years old ....

well i am looking and reading on treatments ... i have a server needle phoba .... so this is scary to me as i look more into what i belive just might be something i need to think abought....

what no spell check????????


  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. glad to hear you have found an appropriate treatment for yourself. =D> perhaps with the right pm doctor you could work your way around the fear of needles.. :? it may be something else entirely is called for! <:P good luck and keep us informed! :D Jenny :)
  • Hi,

    I feel your pain, ouch! I am 52 and went through many conservative treatments, but due to problems walking even 2 feet and severe lack of sleep due to flare ups for 3 to 4 days of horrible spasms, I finally opted for surgery. Its been almost a year after, I still have some problems with low back pain and am on chronic pain meds (no needles!), but I can walk better and no longer have those crippling spasms, and a "dead" foot.

    I wish you the best on your "spine" journey and hope you find some answers so that the quality of your life improves.

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