Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

advertisement

Quick Start Forum Video Tutorial

    Forum-Tutorial-Screenshot
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

Notice
All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

The main site has all the formal medical articles and videos for you to research on.
advertisement

Progress Update - 10,10,10 - Homestretch

My newest script is two tens and a ten. The pain levels continue to stay low even with the gradual drop-down in controlled pain medicines. December is the target month for closure.

I have also regained all of my mobility and flexibility and have graduated from physical therapy. The range of motion measurements are identical on both sides. My family including myself will be doing the 5K Chicago foam glow this weekend.

The only things left are to regain strength and stamina and wind down to zero on the medications. ACDF, SLAP repair, and Opiates, it can be done.

Best wishes
advertisement

Comments

  • itsautonomicitsautonomic LouisianaPosts: 2,561
    Great news. Proof that most people just want pain killers to help chronic pain and will get off on own when get better. The fear mongering about addiction isn't always true
    Do your due dilegence, trust you know your body and question everything if it does not fit. Advocate for yourself and you will be suprised what will be revealed trusting your body and instinct.
  • We did, my wife, me and our two girls. It was a great time and I got waves of endorphins half way through. They are still superior to any pain medicine.

    Last year at the same event I watched my wife run, while she zig zagged through the course I stood in pain wearing a soft collar and was in the initial stages of finding a neurosurgeon.
  • advertisement
  • Motor1MMotor1 Pittsburgh, PaPosts: 606
    This is great news! Your story will give hope to people who are facing surgery.
    You have given me so much great advice. I thank you for that!
    Great job on running the 5k!
Sign In or Register to comment.