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Forum: German Travel (for international patients) 01-03-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,445
Posted By Gil Denis
Coflex

Hi

I have two Coflex at L4 L5 L5 S1 no adr seems to be some what helpful also L2 L3 is a mess due to the coflex ??

I am here if you want to talk

Gil
Forum: iSpine 01-03-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,576
Posted By Gil Denis
One day

Hi Mark

I have not posted for a long time, but I lurk the site quite a bit you story struck me and you are not alone I live in pain every day and try to be strong and do the best

One day you...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 07-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Update

HI Vickey

I am still dealing with insurances workers comp dissability :cool:

Surgeon is sending surgical procedure to WC four level DSS With very bad disc or no disc left at lower level I do...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 06-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Update

Hi all

I cannot afford to go out of country for surgery Not winning the lottery at least not yet
My surgeon has just called me and suggested a four level dynamic stablization DSS at four levels...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Reply to questions

Would this stop the degeneration of my spine to other levels?
actually no. No surgery (but fusion, which eliminates any mobile function) can keep a segment from aging.
But: an ADR can no longer...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Done

Hi Mark

I have included some questions to Pro Spine Well see what they say

One quick question for you, Are there any surgeons in this country who could do this multy level surgery ??
...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Dr B Reply

Dear Mr. Denis,

your x-rays arrived and were reviewed. So good to have the full info now.

the scoliotic curvature is more than expected from the MRIs but apparently fully due to the...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 03-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Pain Generators

Hi All

L5-S1 and L4-L5 coflex implants with no disc at l5-S1 andL4-L5 very degenerated! Dr Pettine suggested not to fuse because the degeneration will continue and I will be fused from my tail to...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 02-26-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Dr B reply

Hello

This is the reply from Dr B so far I will need to send X Rays and other information .
There is certainly considerable nerve pain out there in your case from previous irritation. This will...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 02-24-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Images sent to Dr BBB

Hi All

I have sent all my latest images to Dr Bertagnoli with the help of Tim now the game begins can he help my five levels of degeneratipn FSS ??

Gil
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 01-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Posting update

Hi All

I am still here and dealing with pain LBP Neck Pain still no MRI on the Neck that is coming soon.
The LBP is daily some good some very bad with leg numbness leg weakness ETC

I just...
Forum: iSpine 06-21-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,456
Posted By Gil Denis
Stem Cells

Check this out

The potential role of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration: a critical overview.
Acosta FL Jr, Lotz J, Ames CP.
Source

Department of Neurological...
Forum: iSpine 06-19-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,456
Posted By Gil Denis
Update

HI All Update

Still need to have the four level Disco, And suggested at this time by Neurosurgeon to fuse one Level at L5-S1 my concern is that the other Three levels are not great and this may...
Forum: iSpine 06-07-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,456
Posted By Gil Denis
Hi MArk

The Disco is scheduled the week of june 17 and thephoto is me years ago

Gil
Forum: iSpine 06-07-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,456
Posted By Gil Denis
Four Level Disco

Hi All

This is not the 80`s dance but i am going to find out where my pain is coming from? Low back pan 24 - 7 leg pain left worse than right if I walk too far my left leg does not work so well,...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 04-11-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,567
Posted By Gil Denis
Coflex f Implants still in pain?

Hi All

I am still here look at the site every day just not posting.
Well here i am in worse pain after two years after my last surgery two Coflex implants lumbar spine.
The latest from three...
Forum: iSpine 07-24-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,365
Posted By Gil Denis
Two Level Coflex Surgery Update

Hi All

I am in worse shape after surgery I am still suffering Wake up every day with lots of low back pain seems to get better after I begin to move around, Lots of numbness in my left leg some...
Forum: iSpine 06-15-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,755
Posted By Gil Denis
Surviving (:

Hi Mark

I feel your pain As I am still suffering with moaning stiffness and pain as I move about things get better. Not able to work, etc. I cope with rest, walking. P.T. Messages. Enjoying our...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 05-15-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,310
Posted By Gil Denis
Mabey

Dam if you do damed if you dont only time will tell technology is getting better, and that is what they said about knees???

Gil:)
Forum: iSpine 04-26-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,223
Posted By Gil Denis
Ssdi

Hello Thelma

I have applied for SSDI and wondering how many times did you get denied? How long did this process take? Did you hire a Lawyer?

I am dealing with FBS in my lumbar spine and not...
Forum: Community Support - NSR 04-25-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,260
Posted By Gil Denis
Banned

Hey Mark

Well Done

We need to catch up

Gil:):)
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 12-21-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,287
Posted By Gil Denis
Celebrex

Maria thanks for the reply

I am now on five days of Celebrex and the stiff and sore lower back is much better but not great.

How long does it take for this drug to work? and How long can you...
Forum: iSpine 12-18-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,037
Posted By Gil Denis
Coflex

Hi All

I have two Coflex F implants in my spine six months out and still dealing with issues, But upper levels are not so good need to find out whats going on ?

It seems to be scar tissue, SI...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 12-18-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,287
Posted By Gil Denis
Update

Hi All

I just returned from my 6 month check up, Still dealing with Low Back pain, leg nerve stuff, Stabbing pain in the left SI Joint area etc,

Surgeon seemed too busy to see me? Did not want...
Forum: Surgical Outcomes and Blogs 10-10-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,287
Posted By Gil Denis
Scar Tissue? How do you get rid of that? ...

Scar Tissue? How do you get rid of that?

Usually when I hear Scar Tissue, its from some crack smoking surgeon who cant figure out what is wrong and says sorry I cant help you

Gil:eek:
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