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Forum: iSpine 12-13-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,226
Posted By fuzzy
Do it free form. A patient should be able to...

Do it free form. A patient should be able to express freely but some guiding questions might be a good idea.
Forum: Bonn, BetaKlinik, Dr. Zeegers 08-25-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,733
Posted By fuzzy
Sadly Dr. Zeegers has passed away last year, but...

Sadly Dr. Zeegers has passed away last year, but his incredible work is in my lumbar spine as an Activ-L for 12 years now and walking on it everyday. RIP, Dr. Zeegers.

The Activ L ist the only...
Forum: iSpine 08-24-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,226
Posted By fuzzy
Hi Mark. Since I have these things in my...

Hi Mark.

Since I have these things in my back and share this history I am glad to see that the forum is still intact if not very busy. I am still learning things about adr and living with them and...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 08-24-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,918
Posted By fuzzy
This post is a little bit old but I got burned in...

This post is a little bit old but I got burned in the late 2017 cali fires. Lost most of the things I worked for but house itself survived. It was a stressful time and its a different life now all...
Forum: iSpine 08-24-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,485
Posted By fuzzy
I have had many pain attacks but it would always...

I have had many pain attacks but it would always be some trunk muscle pain but bad. I would recover fully in a couple of weeks and now finally have not had one in a long time. Work outs more then pt...
Forum: iSpine 08-24-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,690
Posted By fuzzy
Again another year later I am still walking on my...

Again another year later I am still walking on my 3 adrs for over 11 years and am actually quite active these days. Bertagnoli caused me some c5 root pain and constant cramping in my upper shoulder...
Forum: iSpine 05-04-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
If you do it this way with quartering the 5mgs...

If you do it this way with quartering the 5mgs you will have guaranteed success. The problems with the tremors is probably the worst problem with reducing these medications as it can prevent sleep...
Forum: iSpine 05-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
Maria, trust me, you can do it. Don't wait 4...

Maria, trust me, you can do it. Don't wait 4 weeks. Break em in half and try 2.5 mg's. You should be able to make the jump from 5mg to nothing.

Regarding pain these meds actually *cause* pain on...
Forum: iSpine 04-29-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By fuzzy
I was initially accepted in that study but they...

I was initially accepted in that study but they kicked me back out for too many complications even though the study was not restricted to exclude previous surgeries or other concurrent complications....
Forum: iSpine 04-20-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By fuzzy
Mine are all black, is that it? They want to (or...

Mine are all black, is that it? They want to (or should? ) replace them all but its too big a job.
I too have a syrinx, from c6 to t11 but it is unknown how much it contributes as some comes from...
Forum: iSpine 04-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By fuzzy
Paralysis is something they should care about ina...

Paralysis is something they should care about ina quick way.

I have had episodes of paralysis and by the time I made to ER of doc they had faded. So I was send away and the mri's were not all that...
Forum: iSpine 04-19-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By fuzzy
I am not sure what you mean by your mri is in...

I am not sure what you mean by your mri is in desiccation? Do you have a radiologist report? Especially comparing the pre op with post op?

I have had many mri's and have gotten quite different...
Forum: iSpine 04-19-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By fuzzy
It would be best to discuss with the neurosurgeon...

It would be best to discuss with the neurosurgeon in person rather then sending a note imho.
Forum: iSpine 04-17-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
They do consider both my surgeries a failure but...

They do consider both my surgeries a failure but I disagree and it only shows how many doctors come to premature conclusions (including German ones!) rather then carefully study the whole case.
...
Forum: iSpine 04-17-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
If you can do it in 1mg 2 week steps you will...

If you can do it in 1mg 2 week steps you will have little problems other then pain increases.

I recently did jump of the Butrans patch and the withdrawal is wicked. Rather deal with an on off...
Forum: iSpine 04-06-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
I do like to add that 10mg is not very much for...

I do like to add that 10mg is not very much for pain. From that perceptive you will probably be fine once you do jump. I was on 30 and it hardly made a difference for me other then make me sick so I...
Forum: iSpine 04-06-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,926
Posted By fuzzy
First of all, you are doing good. Thumbs up re...

First of all, you are doing good. Thumbs up re 5mg down from 10mg. This far in you almost ready for more reduction,

But...

This is unbelievable!

Methadone is not that expensive. Check the...
Forum: iSpine 03-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,916
Posted By fuzzy
One comment I like to add is that the Bertagnoli...

One comment I like to add is that the Bertagnoli team ProSpine made me a bill that was a all inclusive price with out detail to exactly what was done and for how much. This was a big problem for my...
Forum: iSpine 03-14-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,390
Posted By fuzzy
I had both to try to rule out further problems in...

I had both to try to rule out further problems in my C-spine and between the 2 it was enough to rule out 100% the need for a myleogram CT.
Forum: iSpine 03-14-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,869
Posted By fuzzy
I am a little bit late to this post but will...

I am a little bit late to this post but will share my experience with lumber ADR and Dr. Zeegers soon. I had my surgery in 2007. I am still walking on that ADR Fusion hybrid. I do have problems but...
Forum: iSpine 07-25-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,030
Posted By fuzzy
My wife got one a few years back and I tried it a...

My wife got one a few years back and I tried it a few times and I am not sure what the point is. Maybe I am beyond such things. It is still here and never used.
Forum: iSpine 07-24-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,060
Posted By fuzzy
I wish you the best for your upcoming surgery,...

I wish you the best for your upcoming surgery, Jim.
Forum: iSpine 03-19-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,430
Posted By fuzzy
I know this post is 5 years old but I wish I...

I know this post is 5 years old but I wish I would have noted this information 5 years ago but did not run across it until today, 4 month AFTER I had a 3 Teslas ri scan with my 2 prodiscs C4-6.

If...
Forum: iSpine 01-13-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,299
Posted By fuzzy
The time on decision making is up to me unless I...

The time on decision making is up to me unless I can't get up or somehow become emergency condition.
Forum: iSpine 01-13-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,299
Posted By fuzzy
i have been driven around in my hard collar a few...

i have been driven around in my hard collar a few times by my wife. The end of the day is terrible, it almost seems that the hard collar restraints through bumps etc makes my problems at the end of...
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