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strakerstraker Posts: 1,829
edited 06/11/2012 - 7:40 AM in Chronic Pain
hi all and thanks for all the good luck pms
my news is ..i saw the surgeon today and he wants to do another MRI scan to see if ADR is a possibility or a fusion .this will happen in the new year ..thats all the news i have .so have a pain free Christmas .and i will keep you upto date as we go ..once again thanks for your kindness and support with this painful debilitating condition
tony x


  • I hope it will help you. Maybe there is hope around the corner. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • Hey, my friend. Well, once again things are moving along for you and I'm glad. It keeps the hope alive and you can really use that during the holidays. Hopefully your Christmas wish will come true and there will be plan in 2010 to finally have some work done on your spine and help you out of the horrible situation you've been in for too long.

    I'm sending prayers your way, my friend, and wish for you the very best. May 2010 be the year that you finally find some significant relief.

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  • Let's all hope there is something he can do!

    Hope your holidays are as pain free as possible!
  • Oh I hope there is a Christmas miracle for you my friend. I know how you have suffered. My thoughts are with you daily.
    Please do keep us updated. Your friends here on SH worry about you and want the best for you.
    May the holidays bring you less pain.
    The best to you and Kath.

    Cheers :H
    Patsy W
  • Tony,
    I sure hope that MRI reveals some good news for you in the coming year. Keep the faith albeit hard. But I am so happy there is a new plan on the table. Take care and I hope you have as pain free of a holiday as you can.
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  • Hi Tony,

    I hope things work out for you, its time for some hope and relief. Take care,
  • this gives you a lot of hope for a better year.

  • Just the possibility of surgery must be like a Christmas present to you. I hope this leads to a successful treatment for your pain, Tony!

    Will be anxious to hear what he recommends. image

    2009 Foraminotomy C6-72010 PLIF L4-S1Multi RFA's, cervical inj, lumbar injLaminectomy L3-4 and fusion w/internal fixation T10-L4 July 17Fusion C2-C5 yet to be scheduled
  • it means a lot to me that you all care .as you know i have had a bad year and just hope that 2010 bring me and all on here better things .
    tony x
  • that this doctor isn't just telling you that he can't help you. You deserve to have someone take your pain seriously and decide to help you. I'm praying for the best for you. Merry Christmas!

    3 level spinal fusion, L3/4, L4/5, L5/S1, November 2008. Stiff, but I can walk.
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