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Board: Back Problems 02-06-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,597
Posted By backattack
Angry Re: Pain M.D. Gives Up on Me

I'll check and see if they approve ESIs. I am sure they do in some cases. They approved other injections. I'll call and ask the nurse, off-the-record, if it is an insurance issue. If so, I'll change...
Board: Back Problems 02-06-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,597
Posted By backattack
Angry Pain M.D. Gives Up on Me

My pain m.d. won't see me anymore; he says he has done everything possible
and that short of diagnostic discography (puncturing the disc to mimic the
"concordant pain") and then fusing the discs,...
Board: Back Problems 12-24-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By backattack
Re: Anyone have experience with prolotherapy?

I have had six treatments and have experienced much improvement. However, I still have pain at L5-S1. I saw a world-leading radiologist in NY who did a fat-suppressed MRI (cutting-edge new...
Board: Back Problems 11-23-2003, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By backattack
Re: Anyone have experience with prolotherapy?

I've had five of six prolo sessions with a traditional pain M.D. who ran out of all other options. He does it free as part of my office visits.

It HAS stabilized SI, ligament, sacral areas where...
Board: Back Problems 11-23-2003, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By backattack
Re: Need a New Drug

Thanks, Elaine! I'll ask him on Tuesday.

What are your symptoms? Do you have DDD?

I was on Flexeril long ago but it didn't do much for me.
Board: Back Problems 11-23-2003, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By backattack
Re: Need a New Drug

What about something in between, like Vicodin or Lortab/Lorcet?

So oxycontin is really sedating??
Board: Back Problems 11-22-2003, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By backattack
Question Need a New Drug

I'm on Ultram, which works OK and lets me function but I still have lots of somatic pain (stiffness, deep ache) in my lower back. I'm considering a stronger drug, like oxycontin or duragesic. Any...
Board: Back Problems 11-21-2003, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,974
Posted By backattack
Re: cost of operation

[Did the Botox work for you? How much does it cost? I have terrible stiffness left over from a back injury in my lower lumbar.
Board: Back Problems 11-21-2003, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,287
Posted By backattack
Re: DIAGNOSIS: Ligament Rupture--Help

Originally, it was stabbing "hot" pain from a bulging disc that referred out to my entire lower back but the primary symptoms for the longest time have been extreme stiffness and a deep ache at the...
Board: Back Problems 11-21-2003, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,287
Posted By backattack
Re: DIAGNOSIS: Ligament Rupture--Help

Elaine,

How did your fusion work out?

My pain is "tolerable" but the back pain hit me at 39 and I don't want to drag through a "tolerable" existence for the next ____ years I have left on this...
Board: Back Problems 11-20-2003, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,287
Posted By backattack
Question DIAGNOSIS: Ligament Rupture--Help

I just got my MRI results (I had a special dynamic/kinetic MRI that detects ligamental tears done):

"you have a partial rupture of the interspinous ligament
at the L5-S1 level [I also have a...
Board: Back Problems 08-13-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,536
Posted By backattack
Post mavrneen, Did your prolotherapy relief...

mavrneen,

Did your prolotherapy relief "stick." I had six injections of .25% dextrose 3.5 weeks ago. I felt GREAT for two weeks but the pain has come back in force. My doc isn't a prolo...
Board: Back Problems 08-13-2003, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,877
Posted By backattack
Post W.A., Let me know how your prolo goes. ...

W.A.,

Let me know how your prolo goes. Let's compare notes. I may go to Reeves in Kansas City.
Board: Back Problems 08-12-2003, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,877
Posted By backattack
Post I SUSPECT that prolotherapists give so many...

I SUSPECT that prolotherapists give so many injections to justify there outrageous fees $500 (plus the travel costs -- so many people have to travel so far and stay overnight). Keep in mind they are...
Board: Back Problems 08-11-2003, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,877
Posted By backattack
Post Dear WorriedAthlete, You sound a lot like...

Dear WorriedAthlete,

You sound a lot like me: Very active but my back "popped" about 14 months ago and it's been slow healing since. I've been through all the regular specialists: chiro, spinal...
Board: Back Problems 05-12-2003, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,471
Posted By backattack
Post Best meds for mild-moderate DDD?

I've been to gp, chiropractor, physiatrist, spinal surgeon, and now a PM doctor. Consensus seems to be that I am in the 85% of chronic LBP for whom there is no clear diagnosis (mild degeneration on...
Board: Back Problems 05-12-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By backattack
Post SOunds like you might have pulled your left...

SOunds like you might have pulled your left sacroiliac joint. I lift weights and a year ago my left SI joint "popped"--not during weight training, but simply getting up from the floor. It got...
Board: Back Problems 04-22-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By backattack
Post Injections wo/steroid???

Today, I had two injection procedures: A Facet nerve block and an SI injection. (My pain is localized in my left SI area--a lot of stiffness). The injections had anesthetic only, no steroid. PM...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 02-22-2003, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By backattack
Post Well, Masters and Johnson, who recorded the...

Well, Masters and Johnson, who recorded the sexual responses of thousands of men and women, declared repeatedly that women were the superior sex. Masters characterized men as "sexual midgets"...
Board: Back Problems 02-21-2003, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,515
Posted By backattack
Post See a Pain Management Doctor who can perform the...

See a Pain Management Doctor who can perform the following diagnostics:

Diagnostic injections (of SI, facet)

Diskogram (to determine which disk, if any, is causing your problem).

...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 02-21-2003, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By backattack
Post "AND, that if she can continue, she can still...

"AND, that if she can continue, she can still help you out, whereas if you're done, you can't help her out..."

Well, yes, you can help her out orally, which is a much better stimulus than the...
Board: Back Problems 02-21-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By backattack
Post Let me know how it goes! I have a protruding disc...

Let me know how it goes! I have a protruding disc at L5, although the docs aren't sure that is the cause of my problems.

What are your symptoms? Do you have trouble bending forward? If so, what...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 02-20-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By backattack
Post Venus Envy

I am a 40 year old man who has fully explored his sexual limits. I've read all books about male multiple orgasm and learned how to have multiple non-ejaculatory orgasms. BUT...they aren't the same...
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By backattack
Post Venus Envy

I am a 40 year old man who has fully explored his sexual limits. I've read all books about male multiple orgasm and learned how to have multiple non-ejaculatory orgasms. BUT...they aren't the same...
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By backattack
Post I've read all these books and learned how to have...

I've read all these books and learned how to have multiple non-ejaculatory orgasms. BUT...they aren't the same as a women's multiple orgasms because they (women) don't have to hold back, they simply...
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,012
Posted By backattack
Post Does the couple have KIDS? That makes a BIG...

Does the couple have KIDS? That makes a BIG difference. He would have to weigh sexual gratification against the loss of the family unit and his relationship to the kids. A couple wo/kids is one...
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,012
Posted By backattack
Post See the current issue of _Atlantic Monthly_....

See the current issue of _Atlantic Monthly_. There is a long article on "Sex-Starved Marriage." The phenomenon is very common, perhaps the norm. The article derives from a book by that title.
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,740
Posted By backattack
Post P.S.: If you don't believe me, watch some porno...

P.S.: If you don't believe me, watch some porno flicks: The young guys shoot very far while the middle-aged porn stars dribble out. And these are the "pros"!
Board: Sexual Health - Men 02-20-2003, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,740
Posted By backattack
Post Your husband is perfectly normal. It is common...

Your husband is perfectly normal. It is common for men to have reduced ejaculate and the ejaculate doesn't shoot as far when he was younger. When I was a teenager, the ejaculate would shoot straight...
Board: Back Problems 02-20-2003, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,056
Posted By backattack
Smile Dear Cinderalla: Wow! Like other...

Dear Cinderalla:

Wow! Like other respondents, I have been searching the Internet and reading medical literature for a year before finally finding other people with same back pain symptoms. I've...
Board: Back Problems 02-13-2003, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By backattack
Post Dear Successstory: Glad to hear of your...

Dear Successstory:

Glad to hear of your success! And thanks for explaining the discogram.

What was the key to your success? I see you had IDET and nucleoplasty--which one did the trick? If the...
Board: Back Problems 02-12-2003, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By backattack
Post DDD Symptoms? Please explain

Like many chronic pain sufferers, my docs can offer no clear diagnosis. My MRI shows mild degeneration of L4-L5 and a mild protrusion os L5-S1. Once acute, my pain is chronic. The primary symptom is...
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