I am looking for answers and am not sure which way to turn. Can anyone help me out. I have seen a neuro specialist and all he says is aerobic excersise and quit smoking. But it's kind of difficult to excersise when I can't get out of bed some days or can barely walk... Help me out please!!
what kind of help are you looking for? Hi to another wi member to another. :d maybe I can help guide you. I have both cervical and lumbar problems and see a neurosurgeon in the milw. Area. I have had a total of 7 spine surgeries to date and I am fused both anterior and posterior from c3-7 and l3-s1. My husband and I just love my ns because he has given me my life back.
Ask what you would like to know and I will try to help.
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I've had a few terrible bouts of back pain. My doctor had suggested physical therapy, which worked but only for a short time. My doctor told me to exhaust my non surgicla options and told me to check out a website called abcspine.com. I found an acupuncturist in my area, and did 18 sessions. I haven't had pain since!!