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  • sandisandi Posts: 6,269
    edited 05/05/2014 - 7:36 AM
    program for 20 plus years.......so I am not going to buy into things that I know aren't true.......radio frequency ablations are done to burn the nerve fibers in the facet joints......not to treat scoliosis.....there is one injection that is done at each level that they plan to treat using rfa to see if the lidocaine used numbs the pain, if it does, then they will go ahead with the rfa.....
    Injections are done for different reasons, and in different areas of the spine, so if one didn't work, doesn't mean that another one won't...or a different type.
    Spinal cord stimulation is an option and can be done to relieve neuropathic pain......gabapentin is given to treat neuropathic pain, so is cymbalta and lyrica......
    Physical therapy is not just going to see the therapist and once you stop, you stop doing the excercises, in order for it to work, you have to stick with it......permanently.
    Laying in bed isn't the answer..Did it ever occur to you, that laying in bed is the reason that you are in such pain???? ....and if you are only able to lay in bed, how is it that you managed to go out of town, sit in a chair for 8 plus hours a day?
    You are making the same mistake that we see far too many people making, expecting that the opiates are the ONLY answer to treat pain, and you are sadly mistaken.........they are ONE SMALL piece of the puzzle, one tiny piece.
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