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Hi! I'm new to this forum but not new to the site. So much helpful information here.
I'm 53 and injured my back Feb 2015. Lumbar pain radiating into groin and down Left and Right legs at times. I have had 3 MRI's, 2 Xrays a Bone Scan and most recently two test injections prior to Radio-frequency Facet Nerve Ablation from L3 to S1 scheduled for May 4th. I've been through PT, I've seen 2 neurosurgeons a spine specialists and now a Pain specialists. I have bulging disks L1 to S1, vertebral spur L2 to S1. I have DDD, Facet disease, Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia and RA. I can't hardly move if I don't take my Etodolac for inflammation, I have a script for Norco but only take it when my pain is uncontrollable. I would like to know if Ablations have been effective for those who have had them.