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Degenerative Disc Disease

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  • Posted By: lewis_29
  • February 13, 2010
  • 03:12 AM

Hi I just found out I have (ddd) moderate degenerative disc disease to lumbar and thoracic spine at age 18 along with disc herniation and moderate Schmorl's nodes, I don't know what could have caused it I'm a fit healthy male 18 I'm thinking its to do with genetics and I don't know what could be done about it, they checked on a t1 and t2 sagittal and axial MRI scan. although I'm in pain around home it gets ***l of a worse when walking, my whole back locks up so I think it could be more than L5-S1 as I can hear the cartilage leaking in the back of my neck it sounds like a rain stick instrument, the report says I can talk to the radiologist so I will have to make an appointment, can any body suggest anything to help till I go see the radiographer?

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  • Please please be very careful seeking treatment. Consult MANY doctors and go with your gut! My husband (who was a personal trainer and very athletic) had 2 bulging disks last Aug in his neck and we were told it was a "standard overnight surgery". He came out of surgery paralyzed from the waist down. He developed a blood clot in his spine where the doctor did the surgery and therefor had to have an emergency 2nd surgery. ICU for 4 days, hospital for 2 weeks. He had to learn to walk all over again. Still, here is what he is facing EVERYDAY...shooting pain/numbness down right leg, loss of temperature sensaiton in both feet (some numbness), involuntary leg twitches (similar to RLS but 10times worse) even when he walks - talk about people staring! Sometimes his legs still give out on him. He still has bladder retention (he cathed himself for 41/2months every 3-4hrs). He currently urinates every hour or maybe every 1/2 depending on if he drinks the "recommended water intake" for each day because of bladder retention. I could go on and on with the issues he deals with each and every day. This we are told is all due to the blood clot that compressed on his spinal cord causing nerve damamge. We are in a waiting game and praying that it heals. I pray that you seek as much advise that you can and that this doesn't happen to you. We are now 7months postop and still facing the problems day in and day out.
    dreamhigh 2 Replies
    • February 18, 2010
    • 03:20 AM
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  • Hi I just found out I have (ddd) moderate degenerative disc disease to lumbar and thoracic spine at age 18 along with disc herniation and moderate Schmorl's nodes, I don't know what could have caused it I'm a fit healthy male 18 I'm thinking its to do with genetics and I don't know what could be done about it, they checked on a t1 and t2 sagittal and axial MRI scan. although I'm in pain around home it gets ***l of a worse when walking, my whole back locks up so I think it could be more than L5-S1 as I can hear the cartilage leaking in the back of my neck it sounds like a rain stick instrument, the report says I can talk to the radiologist so I will have to make an appointment, can any body suggest anything to help till I go see the radiographer?Dear friend, Your pain, gait disorders are real. Other medical descriptions are just guesses. If someone can relieve your pain and makes your gait normal that is what you want. Not by medicine or surgery. I have done to hundreds of patients with excellent results by using Bioneuroenergetics postulated by Late Dr. Robert c. Bright. Dont become a guinea pig to these medical community who think only chemical way. Body is a electro chemical phenomenon. Think of it electrically (life currents) and you will get better results. Read my other posts. In You Tube search box, type in "Garla Arjuna", or Bioneuroenergetics, Aetheronics, or my e-mail address PArjuna85210@yahoo.com and watch the videos of several patients. Read my replies to several in this forum. ****s healed many people without these MRIs or giving drugs. If you believe in Bible you should think of energies and body heals itself. Good luck my friend.With Best Regards,Garla Arjua.
    PArjuna 43 Replies
    • February 18, 2010
    • 06:57 PM
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