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Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 07-30-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,806
Posted By Hooch
It never ends, does it. Such a meaningless...

It never ends, does it.

Such a meaningless waste of potential.

Take care.
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 04-16-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,806
Posted By Hooch
Yes I regret the outcome. But I had no choice. My...

Yes I regret the outcome. But I had no choice. My position was untenable. But now it is again, more so.

There is such horror, in life.

After 5 operations including adr excision left me with...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 04-16-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,986
Posted By Hooch
I'm glad you had your life returned to you, and...

I'm glad you had your life returned to you, and got to spend it with your kids and live that full and real life.

But the process you are describing is one of simple luck and little else.

You...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 02-19-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,964
Posted By Hooch
Lyssie the treatment for mental illness is...

Lyssie the treatment for mental illness is generally worse than the disease.

It may sound like a crock but all the diagnoses and drugs effectively victimise you and force you to adopt a sick role...
Forum: iSpine 06-26-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,994
Posted By Hooch
I know that seems like a crazy rant but jeeze at...

I know that seems like a crazy rant but jeeze at some point a doctor has to be judged on their performance.

If you call a plumber to your house for a broken dunny and he turns a spanner a few...
Forum: iSpine 06-26-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,994
Posted By Hooch
:rolleyes: This is the crux of pain...

:rolleyes:

This is the crux of pain treatment, and why it is treated so poorly.

It is self-reported, and a treating doc has zero insight into the level of pain. Zero, nada, nothing.

The med...
Forum: iSpine 06-01-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,116
Posted By Hooch
All that is likely going on as with most cases of...

All that is likely going on as with most cases of severe functionally incapacitating back pain is you've got some bad arse annular tearing going on, but on the MRI all you see is a typical grey disc...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 02-28-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,486
Posted By Hooch
I kept mum when I read this as I was copping so...

I kept mum when I read this as I was copping so many knocks and waiting to see if I would be left to rot on partial disability support, on heavy medications, at a young age, but that is one of the...
Forum: iSpine 02-02-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,618
Posted By Hooch
A bex was what they used to give to poor...

A bex was what they used to give to poor hysterical housewives back in the day over here, I think back then it was more valium than paracetamol.

Here we go

A Cup Of Tea, A Bex and A Good Lie...
Forum: iSpine 01-29-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,618
Posted By Hooch
Well there you go, all you needed was a bex and a...

Well there you go, all you needed was a bex and a lie down.

What a complete clown.
Forum: iSpine 10-26-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,722
Posted By Hooch
What sort of failures, Mark?

What sort of failures, Mark?
Forum: iSpine 10-24-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,329
Posted By Hooch
Scapula dysfunction is pretty well recognised....

Scapula dysfunction is pretty well recognised. I'd go and get it checked out with a decent doctor and physio, maybe an emg for arm symptoms to check for impingement.

With dumped scapula it can...
Forum: iSpine 10-24-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,329
Posted By Hooch
Just look at yourself in the mirror. If you have...

Just look at yourself in the mirror. If you have it, one shoulder will be lower than the other, your left one will be slumped. Look at your collarbones to help guide you.
Forum: iSpine 10-23-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,329
Posted By Hooch
Check sick scapula off the list. ...

Check sick scapula off the list.

orthodoc.aaos.org/JamesDavidsonMD/SLAPiii.pdf

Could be present in concert with disc issues as well, can give you anterior/posterior shoulder pain and thoracic...
Forum: iSpine 10-07-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,303
Posted By Hooch
Good luck mate.

Good luck mate.
Forum: iSpine 08-18-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,377
Posted By Hooch
Just wanted to say Hi and offer some support,...

Just wanted to say Hi and offer some support, what a fkin disaster of a situation for you.
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 08-05-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 47,827
Posted By Hooch
That looks like a big op, is it a gutter or...

That looks like a big op, is it a gutter or interbody fusion?

Best wishes Judy, I know you've got to do what you've got to do, I hope everything goes according to plan and you can look foward to...
Forum: iSpine 07-16-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,860
Posted By Hooch
Chiros... how many of them would look out of...

Chiros... how many of them would look out of place wearing a red nose?

The thoracic thing is normal, they've put more lordosis in your lumber spine so the thoracic curve has to curve more to...
Forum: iSpine 07-14-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,860
Posted By Hooch
It can improve still. 3-18months until you stop...

It can improve still. 3-18months until you stop improving I've seen put out by leading surgeon. Seen reports from people who have slowly improved up to 2 years espescially with facet symptoms (which...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 07-08-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,506
Posted By Hooch
Hi Gil, Hope the implants help.

Hi Gil,

Hope the implants help.
Forum: iSpine 05-18-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,530
Posted By Hooch
Is your son Dustin? He posts on another board,...

Is your son Dustin? He posts on another board, adrsupport.

I don't know why they are fusing over instead of removing the discs. Maybe some of the others who are more familiar with cervical can...
Forum: iSpine 05-18-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,429
Posted By Hooch
Gday, I went the fusion and disc replacement 5-6...

Gday, I went the fusion and disc replacement 5-6 months ago, on how I am now I should've done it 3 and a half years ago. Very tough recovery tho... lost awareness of pelvic positioning due to pain...
Forum: iSpine 05-18-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,760
Posted By Hooch
Gday Gil, Pretty terrible situation, feeling...

Gday Gil,

Pretty terrible situation, feeling like you're headed towards disability? I know there is always someone worse but sometimes that's like being thankful for being kicked in the guts and...
Forum: iSpine 05-13-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,064
Posted By Hooch
It is a contraindication. If it is a pars...

It is a contraindication. If it is a pars fracture etc. I would absolutely not have an adr in there, but you can surely find a surgeon who is willing. There are highly aggresive surgeons who push the...
Forum: iSpine 05-10-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,231
Posted By Hooch
Willie Beeson, that's him. Amazing story. ...

Willie Beeson, that's him. Amazing story.

Well John Sonar is a typo in the original post... but I think it is appropriate.

John Sonar seems like the type of guy who could open up his third eye...
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