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Forum: New Member Introductions 12-19-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 100,708
Posted By christinlal
placement

my ProDisc was placed too far forward, and I have seen yet another neurosurgeon, and he states my M6 is placed too far to the right.

I have tried to toughen up and push on for almost 4 years,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-25-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,716
Posted By christinlal
Blue Cross Blue Shield Worldwide

not only approved than denied a one level adr (figured out how to deny due to the hardware the surgeon wanted to use - too new and deemed experimental.) Denied fusion.

Now, I am also having to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-25-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,288
Posted By christinlal
So

happy to see approval for adr.
:jacks:
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-25-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,422
Posted By christinlal
Hi Christy,

We spoke months ago, and I hope your pain is better.
I am the one with the prodisc at c6/7 and the M6 at c5/6. I can attest to the fact that it takes a long time for everything to settle and heal,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 60,886
Posted By christinlal
Jules,

Best of luck and congrats! I am so happy for you..
Be brave and be well,
Sincerely,
Christine
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 60,886
Posted By christinlal
Cheryl, I wish you did not have to have all those...

Cheryl, I wish you did not have to have all those fusions......I hope you heal and have pain-free days only....

Jules, It is only my opinion, but after all that I researched and read, I just did...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-16-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,632
Posted By christinlal
Gchandler,

I have 2 cervical adr's and by the time I had my 2nd, I did not want to try to battle the insurance companies or anyone else anymore. I had my 2nd adr surgery by Dr Boeree, and would recommend him...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-06-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 60,886
Posted By christinlal
Hi Julia,

If it helps your decision, I had a prodisc on 09/2009 into c6/7 and was still so miserable and in alot of pain, went to a ton of doc's and found Boeree who did my 2nd surgery of M6 in c5/6 (very...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-26-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,246
Posted By christinlal
Hi John,

opinions on ProdiscC vs M6

I have a Prodisc C at C6/7 that was done in 09/2009 here in Tampa, FL. It is misaligned and too small. I had more issues at the C5/6 level but it was not...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-30-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 60,886
Posted By christinlal
Doc,

Thanks, it has been six weeks and I am so thankful every day....I still struggle but the pain is not remotely like before the surgery.

It took me a long time and many surgeons to figure out what...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-29-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 60,886
Posted By christinlal
Hello,

If it helps, I had surgery in the US in 2009 and have a Prodisc in at the c6/7 level, it is not aligned correctly and the US surgeon did not address my c5/6 level.
I had a 2nd surgery in Nov 2011...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-05-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,519
Posted By christinlal
Hi Ben,

My ProDisc C was done in 2009 here in Tampa.

Nick Boeree did the M6 a level above, and decided not to remove the (misaligned) ProDisc as it is doing it's job - removal is not a good option due to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-02-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
Hey John,

I would be glad to, I hope Boeree can help you as much as He has helped me!

http://www.nickboeree.com/
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-30-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 100,708
Posted By christinlal
Hi Ms Rudy;

I had the cervical radio frequency ablation twice. I have the prodisc c in at the c6/7 level - it is in too far to the right and forward, but the horrendous pain and suffering for me was the c5/6...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-29-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,519
Posted By christinlal
Hi Ben,

I have just had a 2nd adr surgery with Mr. Boeree, and thank God every single day. I have alot of issues with a ProDisc C but I do not know if the the lumbar ones are problematic.
I would...
Forum: Insurance Hell 11-09-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,606
Posted By christinlal
Best of luck!

and Congrats on getting the approval from UHC!
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-09-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,216
Posted By christinlal
Douglas,

I hope the Headaches stop soon, it is not much fun to be in alot of pain. I have one prodisc I am making my peace with and getting ready to fix my c5 with an M6, I hope this works, and I hope you...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-26-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,998
Posted By christinlal
Bcbs

I don't know if I would wait for BCBS to start approving anything. I waited and trusted insurance companies and have regretted my decision pretty much every single day.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-17-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 100,708
Posted By christinlal
prodisc

is horrible. American healthcare is horrible....
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-03-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
ADR Support

members have helped me so much, I cannot even thank you enough. I will keep battling this and maybe be able to help someone else .... I am hoping soon.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-02-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
Hey

Richard,
Blue Cross worldwide denied the surgery at the last possible minute. Dr. Zeegers even spoke with my case manager to try to work with them, but they would not reverse their denial and then...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-02-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
I owe

for Dr. Zeegers having to cancel my surgery, I owe for the plane tickets that had to be cancelled. I want to go back to work, I want to have my neck fixed and the prodisc either taken out or fixed...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-22-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
MeggieLynn

Thank you. I will contact Dr. Boeree and keep trying, I don't know if I can get my neck to hold up long enough to pay, and this might just be the answer I desperately need. Thank you so much for...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-22-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
Blue Cross

Now refuses to even approve a fusion with an roi-a cage, oh man this is too much.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-22-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 63,613
Posted By christinlal
Thank you

for you kindness, I am beyond consolation.....I know every single person on here knows how this is.
Everything was summarized and sent to a healthcare attorney, I have pretty much zero hope though,...
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