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Forum: New Member Introductions 09-24-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,051
Posted By dorian
I hear you, Canadian system really bad. People...

I hear you, Canadian system really bad. People think it is so amazing around the world because it is free etc. It is free if you do not mind waiting forever to get things done and then have an...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-13-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,520
Posted By dorian
If you are serious about getting the operation...

If you are serious about getting the operation then try to talk to as many as you can, all three doctors you mentioned all have good track records and are popular choices but when it comes down to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-25-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By dorian
Honestly I do not have a lot of faith in the...

Honestly I do not have a lot of faith in the accuracy of Dexa Scans from my personal experience and my research. I have had three dexa scans at three differnet hospitals and had different results...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-25-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,549
Posted By dorian
Yes I have heard of him and that clinic. ...

Yes I have heard of him and that clinic.



I have talked to many patients already, each of the doctors I talked to I got them to send me patients to talk to, plus the facebook group is very...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-18-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,287
Posted By dorian
Welcome to the board Yes it is not easy...

Welcome to the board


Yes it is not easy to determine what to do. I have talked to about 10 doctors in total and lucky for me they all think I need the same work done, which for me is 3 level...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,549
Posted By dorian
Big Decisions for sure and I am in the same boat....

Big Decisions for sure and I am in the same boat.
I am getting a disc replacement l3 to s1 three levels with Dr Rischke in October. It will be a big financial hit to me as well not only the cost...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-16-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,549
Posted By dorian
Well I think you are on the right track talking...

Well I think you are on the right track talking to the doctors in Europe etc. clavel, Desai, Rischke, etc etc. I would talk to them, send your MRI to them and see what they have to say before you...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-02-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,980
Posted By dorian
Decision Made

Well after about 15 months of researching, talking to doctors, reading forums, participating in Facebook groups about ADR etc I have finally made my decision.


I am going with Dr Rischke in...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-02-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,273
Posted By dorian
He probably had experts to tell him what could be...

He probably had experts to tell him what could be done that would give him 5 years left of competitive play and he just went with it. He probably didn't do what was best for him in the long run but...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-09-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,392
Posted By dorian
thanks I started reading your website, thank so...

thanks I started reading your website, thank so much for sharing your story like this, will read more of it later this weekend. Wish I only had one level to deal with:) but three it is.


Dr...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-08-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,392
Posted By dorian
Procedure Wise it is quite clear that 3 level ADR...

Procedure Wise it is quite clear that 3 level ADR of L3 to S1 seems to be the all the doctors I have talked to thoughts. Only one mentioned possible Hybrid but said it was unlikely but they did not...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-04-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,392
Posted By dorian
Dr Rischke

Any Recent Experiences both good or bad?


thanks
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-15-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By dorian
So all the doctors (spine doctors) I have talked...

So all the doctors (spine doctors) I have talked to are fine with the new results which is great. I got higher scores, still a little lower than I was hoping but I have heard that Disc Degeneration...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-13-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,732
Posted By dorian
no trouble harrison I wanted you to be aware:)

no trouble harrison I wanted you to be aware:)
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-11-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,732
Posted By dorian
last night was the first adult redirect, usually...

last night was the first adult redirect, usually I click email links and it goes to that page you mentioned.


Last night I clicked a link in google that redirected several times with multiple pop...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-10-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,732
Posted By dorian
links for this forum

I am not sure where to post this


I often notice the links that are in my email when I am sent an email about an update go to some file page and not the actual form, this has been happening since...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-26-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,108
Posted By dorian
I had high hopes for Dr Desai but like you I...

I had high hopes for Dr Desai but like you I found his communication really hard to deal with. Basically I had to start saying this is my last attempt at communication then they would respond saying...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-25-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By dorian
well got some news After talking to a...

well got some news


After talking to a local spine specialist he was really surprised with the results, thought perhaps a bad scan. So went to a more modern hospital and yes cost a bit more as...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-19-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By dorian
certainly has put doubts into my mind. I know Dr...

certainly has put doubts into my mind. I know Dr Bertagnoli does AMP Vertebroplasty which is hte injection of bone cement into the bones, not sure if other doctors would do something similar.

...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-19-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,585
Posted By dorian
dexa scan results

Well I was getting close to doing my surgery but looks like a delay. I decided to do my Dexa scan and x-rays before I committed to a surgery. Everyone kept on telling me I was too young to be...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-17-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,130
Posted By dorian
Much like you I been delaying my operation on...

Much like you I been delaying my operation on trying to decide on the disc and the doctor. Hard to say which is best because the doctor that uses the m6 or vice versa have faith in that disc and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-27-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,961
Posted By dorian
Just an update from me. I have talked to both...

Just an update from me.
I have talked to both Dr Clavel and Dr Desai, they seem to be my final two choices right now.

I decided since I had another rougher year to get another MRI here in Asia,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-10-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,249
Posted By dorian
Hello Jesse Welcome and good luck, lots of...

Hello Jesse

Welcome and good luck, lots of good people here. i feel for you being a Canadian. Last doctor i saw in Canada compared me to an old car and said I just got to deal with it:)
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-02-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,805
Posted By dorian
Sorry to hear your situation and I am in the same...

Sorry to hear your situation and I am in the same boat as you pretty much. I got three levels and by the looks of your MRI you are doing better than me:) but that does not mean a thing really as...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-27-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,961
Posted By dorian
Talked To Dr Desai about the fusion. He...

Talked To Dr Desai about the fusion. He basically said he is required to say that before he does any operation, probably procedure. He then went on to tell me his main goal is to always give ADR...
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