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Life after back surgery, need advice.

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  • Posted By: meoneto
  • April 22, 2008
  • 05:29 PM

I had Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery on November 29,2007.
Spent 3 days in hospital and was fitted with a brace,
stitches checked a week later. Next appointment was
6 weeks later. X-rays showed spine was lined up good.
Due to so much pain, doctor stated I had nerve damage
and put me on Lyrica. It stopped the pain and I was able
to complete physical therapy. Now I am weaning off the
Lyrica, pain is coming back as bad as before the surgery
and all I have to show for it is 30 pounds gained from the Lyrica.
My question is 'was the Lyrica a cover up to keep from
treating the real cause of the pain?'
Any advice is greatly appreciated...thank you!

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  • I had Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery on November 29,2007.Spent 3 days in hospital and was fitted with a brace,stitches checked a week later. Next appointment was6 weeks later. X-rays showed spine was lined up good.Due to so much pain, doctor stated I had nerve damageand put me on Lyrica. It stopped the pain and I was ableto complete physical therapy. Now I am weaning off theLyrica, pain is coming back as bad as before the surgeryand all I have to show for it is 30 pounds gained from the Lyrica.My question is 'was the Lyrica a cover up to keep fromtreating the real cause of the pain?'Any advice is greatly appreciated...thank you!sir,as u said treating the root cause is more important thing.as ur nerve was damaged,counter acting this nerve damage is important to get rid of pain.i think there are no allopathic medicines to regenerate nervous tissue.so,i just like to introduce u about the traditional indian ayurvedic panchakarma therapies where there are 75-95% results for these type of cases.This therapy actually rejuvenates the body;and there are case reports where nervous disorders are cured by oleation of body etc;For ur case i think KATI VASTI ;a procedure in panchakarma therapy may be indicated.hope good.
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