So, how do you REALLY know what is causing your pain?
Thanks for this discussion thread for pain that ??? Might be caused by pelvic screws. I am almost 1 year out and feel like there is a 2 by 4 stapled to my butt and is pushing me forward. I talked with my spine surgeon who blamed "pelvic screws".
I am interested in possible non-surgical interventions that are not NSAIDS. Has anyone had the same sensation and had pelvic screws removed and had discomfort relief as described above?
Anyone have another suggestion for the cause of the sensation?
Suggestions for non-surgical treatment?
Not sure that I would want to have pelvic screws removed with the level of pain that I currently have....but who knows about the future.
Dxed 8/2011: Degenerative Adult-Onset Scoliosis age 65
XRAY 1/2012: 25* T levoscoliosis/ 36* L dexroscoliosis w/ 4.1 cm coronal & 3.5 cm sagittal balance
XRAY: 12/2012: Scoliosis curve same, Coronal Balance increased to 11.2 cm. T kyphosis 90 degrees
Severe disc degeneration thoracic & lumbar, stenosis esp L4
Surgery: T3 to S1 Fusion w/ ALIF L4-S1/XLIF L2-4, PSF T4-S1 in 2 surgeries,
19 & 22 March 2013, Dr. Serena Hu @ UCSF
Postop incisional hernia @ ALIF incision, repaired 3/2014