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Forum: New Member Introductions 04-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 40,925
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Hang in there Lauren

Just wanted to say hi and hang in there Lauren. It seems some of us have received the job of guinea pigs for emerging technology, just the way the game of life evolves, I suppose. Its very apparent...
Forum: The Big File 04-10-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,709
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Good Days and Bad........

I would say right now I have good days and bad. It is difficult to evaluate the effectiveness of my particular surgery, I believe, because most people are not as hard on their backs on a daily basis...
Forum: The Big File 04-07-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,709
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Disc Dynamics paid for everything, now out of business

Disc Dynamics paid for my entire proceedure in 08. Of course, they are now out of business. I believe the surgery cost around $40,000. My pain is about %50 gone but I am now very leary of the...
Forum: The Big File 12-22-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,709
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Thumbs up Clinical Trial Success

I had my surgery in September of 2008 as part of a clinical trial. Disc Dynamics paid for everything. My surgery (now 15 months post-op) was successful, the company could not have treated me better,...
Forum: "Getting Back on Their Feet" New Film on DVD 08-19-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 66,499
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Any chance on a freebie?!

Congrats on getting the video produced. Considering the state of the economy (and my own bank account!) any chance the video will be available at a reduced price later? Thanks and by the way it is...
Forum: The Big File 10-02-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Surgery Success

My surgery post can be found in surgical outcomes:) Thanks for all your posts and well wishes.
Forum: The Big File 09-29-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Thanks All

Thanks to all for making the decision an easier one:rolleyes: My anxiety level is much less than I thought it would be with 24 hours to go! Thanks again Harrison!:D I will be sure to give y'all...
Forum: The Big File 09-29-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,391
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Good luck and God bless

:pGood luck Dee and I will be saying a prayer for you (and me!). I've got about 24 hours to go before my surgery right now. Good luck on recovery for both of us! Sincerely, Johnny
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Forum: The Big File 09-27-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,451
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Thumbs up "The Nuts!"

;) :D :cool: :cool:
Thanks Harrison,
We now have the My Space of ADR!
2000-2008 Wandered alone through car and motorcycle
accidents--I.D.E.T.,P.T.,chiropractic
2008-Found...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-24-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,624
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Welcome Texas! Sounds as though we have had...

Welcome Texas!
Sounds as though we have had similar injuries Bear. Stay on top of those dang %#%# insurance companies! Don't let them intimidate you! Unfortunately, they are hoping you will just...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-24-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,895
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Just wanted to say hi and good luck. I would get...

Just wanted to say hi and good luck. I would get as many opnions, MRI's, CT scans (preferably all with contrast) as possible to find out exactly what is going on. I also agree with about arrogant...
Forum: The Big File 09-23-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Thanks to all and I will keep you all informed. ...

Thanks to all and I will keep you all informed. I do have one last question to pose you guys. I have heard recovery times from several weeks up to one year. Any idea how long before I am able to...
Forum: The Big File 09-23-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,210
Posted By Johnny Vegas
I have found exactly one (out of about ten seen)...

I have found exactly one (out of about ten seen) deep tissue massage therapists that work for stuff like this. I don't know where you could find it there, but it involves putting pressure into in...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-23-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,850
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Hi Adaris. Just a thought to give you some...

Hi Adaris. Just a thought to give you some temporary relief--have you tried pain medication? Although I don't recomend mixing meds and alcohol, you said a stiff drink and a 10mg Valium worked. ...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-23-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,768
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Saphire, I have been going through the much of...

Saphire, I have been going through the much of the same anxieties and pain as you for the past several years. It's not much fun not being able to stand or sit--I can't right now either! I am...
Forum: The Big File 09-20-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Linda-Thanks for answering my question. Fibrin...

Linda-Thanks for answering my question. Fibrin sounds very fascinating and promising. (And just think, one day we will be able to use it for flat tires too!--OK, JK) Seriously, good luck to you....
Forum: The Big File 09-19-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Update: Sahuaro-I have given my 3rd shot at PT 4...

Update: Sahuaro-I have given my 3rd shot at PT 4 weeks and is has not worked well at all. I can't sit or stand longer than several minutes! I cannot be out of work any longer than 3 months or they...
Forum: The Big File 09-15-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
UPDATE: Can't hold out any longer, giving Dascor...

UPDATE: Can't hold out any longer, giving Dascor the green light. Surgery scheduled next week! Seems to be the best way to go!
Forum: The Big File 09-15-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
FOUR! Incredible Terry. I'm not sure I'm worthy...

FOUR! Incredible Terry. I'm not sure I'm worthy to be in your company. Thanks for your support. Sincerely, Johnny
p.s. I'm originally from Minnesota, if you get too cold up there come on down to...
Forum: The Big File 09-14-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Thanks for the reply Sahuaro. I feel like an...

Thanks for the reply Sahuaro. I feel like an expert on back Dr.'s here in the Phoenix valley and you are right. It is difficult to find a good fusion surgeon and no one that I know of is doing ADR...
Forum: The Big File 09-14-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
Sorry for the long post everybody...just found...

Sorry for the long post everybody...just found the website for Dascor-- discdyn.com Thanks again, Johnny
Forum: The Big File 09-14-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,087
Posted By Johnny Vegas
http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/ico...

http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif Hello to all my fellow REAL back pain sufferers! As a newbie to this site, it is nice to know that there are others who are facing...
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