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Almost 1 year and still pain free!



  • Look after your back and keep smiling! xxx
  • Yankee, that is so terrific!!! Thanks for sharing your positive story! I hope that you never fall prey to spinal problems again! Take care, and like Charry said, keep on truckin'!
    APROUD CANADIANveteranButNOTa doctor, my thoughts are my own
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  • Well,my final visit with my NS is today at 9am! I have been so excided I woke up at 2 am just to get ready!. I expect a clean bill of health report and a full and enjoyable life ahead!. Its been a long road but it will end today. I want others here to know that sometimes these surgerys work wonders and can improve life. Keep your heads up and I wish all here a pain free life!
  • So happy for you!! I have a couple of friends who have had the same success post-surgery. Way to go!! Enjoy your pain free life.
  • Well, I am back from my last EVER visit with my NS and the X Rays show a FULL HARD FUSION I received a full exam and all tests showed total healing!. Levels above and below fusion show excellent with no damage or signs of the Domino effect!. I received a full and unconditional release!
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  • Thanks for your positive update. Very happy for you. 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
  • wonderful wonderful news ----- :)
    L1 - S2 "gone" useless in 1 way or another. DDD. RA. Bone Spurs. Tons of nerve damage/issues. Stenosis. Both knees replaced. 50 yrs old. I had a great fall (hence my user name) at age 41 and it has been a domino effect every since.

  • Off you go and enjoy your pain free life. :H

    I hope that I will be able to join you soon.
    My lumbar fusion feels pretty good, but my neck is not so good. I am having an MRI scan done on Friday to see what is going on there.
    It is so good to hear of such a successful cervical fusion surgery result. :-)
  • What kind of surgery did you have?
  • I still am doing great I suffer no pain or numbness and work hard! I got my insurance settlement yesterday $375.000! Just what I needed before Christmas!
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