It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Back Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-11-2005, 08:36 PM   #1
Inactive
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 65
Tiffrose HB User
percutaneous discectomy/has anyone had it done or know about it

i don't think it has worked for me. its been four months. debating pt. did it work for you. if not, what were the other options. besides fusion and adr. if my disc is leaking what else could i do. i wouldn't think pt would be helpful for tears. thanks, jason

 
Old 03-14-2005, 09:20 AM   #2
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 342
Rampage HB User
Re: percutaneous discectomy/has anyone had it done or know about it

pt usually isn't helpful for tears.

has your ortho mentioned idet? it's controversial and not covered by insurance, but i did it last summer. haven't felt the tear since, and got to keep my disc (at least for now - everything's a wait-and-see with your back).

whatever you do, just make sure you trust your dr and that you make the choices that are best for you, not anyone else.

hope this helped...take care of yourself!
__________________
Rampage
Accident '00
Sciatica, L3-4 Tear, Spinal Stenosis, DDD L3-S1
IDET '04
Laminectomy '06
Fusion (BMP) L4-5 '11
Anterior Fusion (BMP) L3-S1 '13

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Percutaneous Nephrolithotripsy beestro32 Kidney Disorders 1 08-11-2007 04:59 AM
percutaneous discectomy question? tjdnsm Back Problems 0 04-24-2007 07:46 PM
120+ visits on DRX9000 now thinking about Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression LS1GTO Back Problems 5 08-14-2006 11:34 AM
Percutaneous disc decompression showdee Back Problems 11 12-20-2005 03:11 AM
Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression notpain Spinal Cord Disorders 4 10-10-2005 09:53 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is Off
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Ibuprofen
Lyrica
Morphine
Neurontin
Oxycontin
  Percocet
Soma Tylenol
Valium
Vicodin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



teteri66 (1120), gmak (131), SweetPeainSF (78), maltluver (71), twohands (64), pebblebeach3 (63), cheryl1213 (51), Moldova (46), ibake&pray (41), workinmom572 (40)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:50 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!