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Forum: iSpine 09-01-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,578
Posted By Alastair
Simple probing

Probing is what they do prior to doing an ablation, it's actually finding the nerves which are causing the pain and it's a simple probe put down through a thin needle. They give you local anaesthetic...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 08-06-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 63,998
Posted By Alastair
They tell me Usain Bolt has never missed his...

They tell me Usain Bolt has never missed his bus:):):):):)
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,989
Posted By Alastair
He was gifted beyond any normal surgeon, we shall...

He was gifted beyond any normal surgeon, we shall miss him sadly in the UK, and I was devastated to have to post his passing on my board today. My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and family...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 02-10-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,989
Posted By Alastair
Nick Boeree

Folks Nick Boeree is thick with my members in the UK site

adrsupportuk.com (http://www.ADRsupportUK.com/)

You don`t have to join but loads of stories and all contact details there I don`t get...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 06-26-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,671
Posted By Alastair
9 Years post ADR

Hi Folks,
I just thought I would tell you its 9 years since my ADR with Dr Zeegers and my Charitee at L5/S1 has been no problem at all and still going strong.

I`m coming up to age 75...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 06-26-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,723
Posted By Alastair
At age 73 its no Handsprings and Cartwheels just...

At age 73 its no Handsprings and Cartwheels just a really good feeling I found Dr Zeegers:)
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 06-25-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,723
Posted By Alastair
Happy 8th Birthday to my ADR

Hi folks,
Well tomorrow the 26th of June it's "happy birthday" to my Charitee ADR.

It's never given me a minutes trouble, and is still going as good as gold.

I'm wishing the same...
Forum: iSpine 05-17-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,166
Posted By Alastair
New prosthesis

I thought I'd just post this for you, news from the UK where the last surgeon has just rejected the "freedom disc", I think you're just doing trials in the USA.

Interestingly enough the UK patient...
Forum: Munich, former AlphaKlinik now ATOS Muenchen 08-13-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,988
Posted By Alastair
Its now called Sheraton Munich Arabellapark...

Its now called

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel


I think its now a Best Western owned Hotel as is the other Sheraton Grand
Forum: iSpine 06-04-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,792
Posted By Alastair
Dr Zeegers new contacts

I wasn`t sure where to post this so rely on Mark to move it. New surgery at the Starmed Klinik details as below


Surgeries
Starmed Klinik Munich


S T A R M E D - K L I N I K...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 06-04-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,038
Posted By Alastair
7 years after ADR

Folks,
I thought I would just post this to keep you up to date. It is seven years next month since I had my ADR, I was in hospital last week for x-rays to "checkup" that everything was okay.

One...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 01-18-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 63,998
Posted By Alastair
Great truths that little children have learnt:

Great truths that little children have learnt:

1) No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats.

2) When your Mum is mad at your Dad, don't let her brush your hair.

3) If your sister...
Forum: iSpine 12-13-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,338
Posted By Alastair
Announcement by ATOS Munich

Dr William Zeegers specialist in spine operations will not be performing operations at the Munich clinic. Nevertheless until the end of 2009, he will continue his consultations at the private ATOS...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 11-05-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
The secret in the above posting was "Managed...

The secret in the above posting was "Managed Activity"

Keep at it Geoff
Best
Alastair :)
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-22-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Hi Geoff, I'm delighted that you're...

Hi Geoff,
I'm delighted that you're making such a good recovery, it just shows that the people who take notice of what the experienced ADR members say pays off

That was brilliant...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-15-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Hi Geoff, I'm absolutely delighted...

Hi Geoff,
I'm absolutely delighted for you that things have gone so well, you are quite right though, there's one or two mental press ups to do to get your brain back into the mode of...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-12-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Hi Geoff, I think it's great to...

Hi Geoff,
I think it's great to know that you have benefited from the board here and from my experience and that of Marks.

My surgery was 26 of July 2002, and I investigated ADR many...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-11-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Congratulations on getting your first walk in, I...

Congratulations on getting your first walk in, I think all of us Zeegers patients have done the walk down the corridor, met friends that we met the day before surgery.

I don't know if you walked...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-09-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Ah! Thats totally different -- - - we had a UK...

Ah! Thats totally different -- - - we had a UK patient recently out there and no one not even Zeegers did disco on him -- - - I hope it goes well for you tomorrow - --- Friday is surgery day at the...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-09-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,880
Posted By Alastair
Insist on discography before your surgery!! ...

Insist on discography before your surgery!!

We have just had a UK patient come back froma Zeegers surgery and he said no discography was needed and its not worked - - - - possibility of the wrong...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 10-09-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 63,998
Posted By Alastair
A cop is sitting in his car across from a...

A cop is sitting in his car across from a restaurant when he notices an elderly couple slip into the empty lot next door. They look around carefully, she pulls up her dress, grabs the fence and they...
Forum: iSpine 06-24-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,600
Posted By Alastair
Charite 6 years on in 2 days

Folks my Charitee is doing fine 6 years on taking no meds but at my age (approaching 72) not doing cartwheels and handsprings but Ok. Good luck everyone with your surgery
Best
Alastair :)
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 05-17-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,193
Posted By Alastair
Update

SURGERY DATE:26 july 2002

Age 64 at time of surgery

SURGEON:Dr Zeegers

SURGERY LOCATION/CLINIC:Alphaklinik Munich

DEVICE(s), LEVEL(s):L5/S1 Charitee
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-30-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,814
Posted By Alastair
Mark, I`m sending you and Diane the...

Mark,
I`m sending you and Diane the "Best" from us in the UK and me personally for a good outcome.

I really cannot imagine what your feelings are seeing a "Loved One" go thro` ADR knowing...
Forum: Munich, former AlphaKlinik now ATOS Muenchen 03-03-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,238
Posted By Alastair
Yes there is a mini supermarket behind the...

Yes there is a mini supermarket behind the Arabella Sheraton plus some nice cafes really nearby, The Italian one I liked and they were good to Alphaklinik patients. Everyone nearby is aware of the AK...
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