Man I hate that for you, praying for a quick recovery time. Explain to use what we’re looking at.
Thanks brother I appreciate that! That mushroom looking thing with the red line going through it? That’s my disc herniated through my spine. The white stuff the mushroom is going into is all of my nerves. Can’t fell the left side of my foot.Man I hate that for you, praying for a quick recovery time. Explain to use what we’re looking at.
Yes sir! Doctor seem to think so. I’m getting a second opinion from Dr. Steven Anagnost that preforms a more cutting edge procedure called the LES procedure (Less Exposure Surgery). Supposedly an outpatient deal. I think it consists of going through my back and “shaving” that mushroom (disc) literally off and out of my spine. 2 weeks no work and 6 weeks no lifting. Then get ready for deer season lol.Man, that looks bad. What procedure are they going to do? I've seen where some lasers are being used now in an outpatient scenario, but it has to be a specific location before they can use them.
Damnit man. So sorry to hear that. Please look into the guy in seeing. I appreciate your well wishes, and I send mine to you as well!I went through a discectomy of L4/L5 and L5/S1.
Fortunately I was able to do it at a VA hospital!
I could write a book about that experience. My VA liaison doc that did my review of my disability claim prior to my retirement said: "You know that you could have been medically retired 13 years ago."
- Both discs are herniated again.
Best of luck to you in your surgery and recovery. It ain't fun.
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Damn brother man! Glad they got something to get that thing fixed if it ever gets bad.Back issues are a terrible thing to endure. When I was a pup and working for a moving and storage company lifting tons of weight every day I dismissed back issues as an escape to get out of work.
As the years progressed, it is a big issue because we didn't learn how to protect our backs. We didn't lift with our legs and did everything wrong that brought the back issues to an older adult issue.
Mine is on L5. The herniated disc comes out at times and puts me on my knees as it presses on the spinal cord.
Previously, it was a non-operable situation. The Doc told me it was too close to the spinal cord and would likely end up in damage to the spinal cord and paralysis.
It's been five or so years since the last event.
Now, they can take a laser, go into the pad and actually shrink it so it will never be an issue again. Out patient thing that has been around for a few years.
Thanks brother I hope you get well soon. Back issues are such a big issue with a lot of folks nowadays. I’ve never had surgery other than wisdom teeth cut out of my jaw and that’s about it. If I can avoid I will at all cost. I’ve been going to yoga (hahaha) and it’s been a MASSIVE help!!Sorry to hear this! I hope the LES procedure works out for you. It almost sounds to good to be true! I've got notable issues from L3 through S1. I've been going to a pain doc for a few years now, trying everything we possibly can to avoid surgery. I've got a new procedure scheduled for next month, and I'm hoping for some substantial relief.
I hope you get some, too, and with a speedy recovery!
Damn brother!! Thanks for the kind words and hope your shit gets better. I’ve been going to Yin-Yoga for over a month now and it’s been a life changer for real!!Damn dude that really sucks. I hope the surgery goes well and it’s a speedy recovery for you.
I’ve been seeing a Chiropractor twice a week for the last 3 months. My back is finally getting better and the pinched nerves are not bugging me.
Thank you sir! I truly appreciate that! I hope everything is going well your way!That's ugly and your are much to young to be having these problems.
Mine was slipped and very bad, had 360degree fusion 3-4 years ago. That's the reason I couldn't get up and down off the ground when we went after that cat.
I'll add you to my healing prayers.
Goo info for those who may use them.Hey, I just wanted to make an update real quick for anyone reading this in the future. DO NOT use the Steven Anagnost in Tulsa. He’s got over 20 lawsuits and just seem been told by multiple professionals to stay away..
Yes sir.. I mentioned his name so wanted to clear it up.Goo info for those who may use them.
Thank you brother I really appreciate that!So sorry man. Praying for a successful procedure brother.