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



Open to All Other Health Topics Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2010, 02:29 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: mt.airy nc
Posts: 1
somebrainleft HB User
Question Chiari Malformation surgery...Now what

They cut you open, send you home with pain meds and say take time off. The surgen lives 3 states away from me and the doctor helping me who found the Chiari is 3 hours away, not very convenient.

1. anyone who has had this surgery who can guide me?
2. Just terminated form Pepsi co while still on approved long term disability. Any feed back there?

I am now 3 months post surgery.
__________________
DeAnna

Lord stay with me and influence every thing I say and do so that I do no harm to anyone looking for answers in their lives.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 05-01-2010, 09:18 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 10,133
feelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB Userfeelbad HB User
Re: Chiari Malformation surgery...Now what

wow, sorry you had to even go thru that particular type of surgery. what exactly did they have to do for yours since i do know they are pretty specific to how they just are in any given individual. were you left with ANY deficits/loss of abilitys or are we talking pain? seeking out a good pain management clinic would more than likely be a really good place for you considering. my PM gave me some of my life back after i had to have a surgery to remove a vascular glob from inside my spinal cord. depending upon what you are dealing with as far as any losses, knowing exactly where you are at here medically and physically would really help me to help you in all the best ways right now?

just so you know, if you have not already found this yet? there IS a brain board here on these forums where i KNOW there are posts there from people who also have chiari too? some have it, and some have had surgery too? but you can also do a specific search on only that brain board using "chiari' as a key word and bring up the threads that were posted by others. just something that may help you some. FB
__________________
3-22-01,herniated C-6-7
11-20-01,placement of hardware for failed fusion
9-22-03,removal of cavernous hemangioma that was inside spinal cord. Neuro damage to L hand L leg and R leg.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Just diadnosed with Chiari yesterday clueless42 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 13 09-14-2010 06:40 PM
A true DX of chiari/now at a standstill! Ltaylor21 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 4 10-25-2009 02:37 PM
Chiari dozens of questions about symptoms dawn1214 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 45 03-28-2009 11:16 AM
PLEASE - Qs about surgery to correct Chiari clueless42 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 18 12-10-2008 12:06 PM
Chiari Malformation Information cindys601 Brain & Nervous System Disorders 28 07-18-2008 07:27 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 On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:45 AM.



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!