Search:

Type: Posts; User: titaniumed; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.14 seconds.

  1. Replies
    60
    Views
    31,756

    Scream affair.....I have had a few of those. Many...

    Scream affair.....I have had a few of those. Many of us here can relate. Nerve pain can be especially difficult to deal with.

    Funny how with my sciatica pain years ago, I would have a massage,...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    164

    Kara, Congratulations on 10 years! Cane we...

    Kara, Congratulations on 10 years!

    Cane we assume that your back is fine?

    And how is your foot?

    Ed
  3. Replies
    60
    Views
    31,756

    Thanks for the info Susan. I didn't know about...

    Thanks for the info Susan. I didn't know about CBD Gels, I guess I might as well go to the weed store and investigate. I will put my Chewbacca mask on (with COVID mask over it so no one sees me. LOL...
  4. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Same here, no e-mail notification on PM's If...

    Same here, no e-mail notification on PM's

    If the forum is quiet, and you don't log in, you won't know if you have a PM.

    It's probably a software update.

    Ed
  5. Replies
    60
    Views
    31,756

    Hi Susan I was wondering about Diclofenac gel....

    Hi Susan

    I was wondering about Diclofenac gel. I just so happened to pick up a tube when I was in South America, it's the 1%

    I have never used the topical Diclofenac gel. Does it matter where...
  6. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Your right.... Scott sure had low Cobb values...

    Your right....

    Scott sure had low Cobb values for many years. Hard to say if the rotational therapy had anything to do with that, but the last 9 months were scary. I hope he is ok.

    The early...
  7. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Thanks Jessica..... Many people or adults...

    Thanks Jessica.....

    Many people or adults have trouble sitting after scoliosis surgery, the thing is that they don't report times so its hard to measure how painful it is to sit. It was bad for...
  8. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Dingo's boy Scott also had an alarming...

    Dingo's boy Scott also had an alarming progression rate right before he was tethered. I don't remember, you would have to look. It was a shocker.

    Dr Boachie has scoliosis scouts looking at kids...
  9. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    They will insert BMP into spacers probably made...

    They will insert BMP into spacers probably made from PEEK. Its a thermoplastic, and its a dull white in color.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyether_ether_ketone...
  10. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Ok, I see... Sitting was hard for me before my...

    Ok, I see...

    Sitting was hard for me before my surgeries. I would stand up in the back of the plane rides all the way to Hawaii. Pretty much the whole flight. Sciatica was intense at times. I had...
  11. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    My hips did not change at all...... With all...

    My hips did not change at all......

    With all the things you have going on, there is no doubt that surgery is the only answer. You will be the youngest ALIF here that I know of, usually ALIF is for...
  12. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    Gardening or better yet, pulling weeds is popular...

    Gardening or better yet, pulling weeds is popular with the members here with THE most expensive spines.....Ha ha Use an old bathroom mat to kneel on.

    Reclining or typical modern type living...
  13. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    This really makes this a thinker....you gain...

    This really makes this a thinker....you gain correction, remodulate, and essentially reset the progression clock when the tethers break. (on each specific level)

    With Sharon's question, on ALIF,...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    6,135

    I will never forget when I set my dates, and I...

    I will never forget when I set my dates, and I sure turned into a zombie with my mind constantly fixated on surgery, justifying the decision.

    When pain is bad and getting worse, and you know...
  15. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    Sounds right, or familiar should I say. Ed

    Sounds right, or familiar should I say.

    Ed
  16. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    I was going to ask that question. But figured I...

    I was going to ask that question. But figured I would do Shakespeare instead. Sometimes you have to joke about these things to keep your sanity. Surgery is always a delicate matter. What did he say...
  17. Replies
    96
    Views
    22,481

    We sure are a balanced bunch (as "S"...

    We sure are a balanced bunch (as "S" patients)....other than the slight shoulder lean, nobody could tell I had scoliosis. We don't have the kyphosis problems, extensive leaning or plumb problems, or...
  18. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    You know Tina, I don't remember what they gave...

    You know Tina, I don't remember what they gave me. Probably a morphine shot as it knocked me out in seconds. This was for the kidney stone renal colic pain.

    I also had a laser lithotripsy...
  19. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    I wouldn't want to be sick with anything during a...

    I wouldn't want to be sick with anything during a spine recovery.....or at least on any big surgery. No way, Jose.

    I lost 40# in 40 days during my recovery.....My body was in overdrive during...
  20. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    Some do, and some do not. Hot water does not, but...

    Some do, and some do not. Hot water does not, but I was also having some issues with hot soaks, probably dehydration. You really have to drink copious amounts of water when you boil that pain away...
  21. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    No, the intake is through the filter material...

    No, the intake is through the filter material behind the grill. But no mask is a guarantee. Its not really a substitute for social distancing.

    The surgeons are using triage on surgeries. Not only...
  22. Replies
    121
    Views
    24,864

    Thanks Nancy We cant constantly complain about...

    Thanks Nancy

    We cant constantly complain about pain.... We just cant. Here on NSF is ok because we understand, but not everyone else. There are also members on this forum that are in DEVASTASTING...
  23. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    Tina, As we all know, being in pain is no...

    Tina, As we all know, being in pain is no fun....The amount of pain will dictate what you do about it and for some of us, we will take what we can get in our battles....even if its temporary. Its...
  24. Replies
    23
    Views
    6,213

    Acupressure worked well during my 30's and the...

    Acupressure worked well during my 30's and the begining of my 40's. Of course, degeneration involving disc herniations took a foothold and the effort required, or frequency of visits increased. Disc...
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    711

    Some are and some are not. I have 5 levels of...

    Some are and some are not.

    I have 5 levels of 13mm PEEK spacers that were inserted after my discectomies. This was done from the front surgery (ALIF) L1-Sacrum

    The rest are left and held in...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4