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Forum: International Assistance 08-18-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,055
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile You may want to look into Beta Klinik in Bonn....

You may want to look into Beta Klinik in Bonn. Dr. Jung performs both cervical and lumbar ADR over there. They are not marketing much online, because they are getting plenty of patients from a...
Forum: The Naturopathic Corner 01-16-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,008
Posted By Blizzaga
I guess that for every statement, there is...

I guess that for every statement, there is somebody on the internet writing an opposite claim. I am still not convinced by this particular case and will continue to eat my daily calcium. I don't have...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-12-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,766
Posted By Blizzaga
You should ask yourself: if the rest of your life...

You should ask yourself: if the rest of your life is going to be the same as it is now, is it an acceptable life? If you think it maybe is, then surgery is not needed. If you think it is not...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-22-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,981
Posted By Blizzaga
Hi SDP, I am sorry to hear of what you...

Hi SDP,

I am sorry to hear of what you are going through. I compared my MRI to your. Very similar degeneration on the L5-S1 level. The good news is that your other discs look very healthy to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-03-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,471
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Activ-L is basically an upgrade of Prodisc-L...

Activ-L is basically an upgrade of Prodisc-L (improvement of several features). If you can get Activ-L, you should absolutely go for it.
LP-ESP is a completely different type of design, but it...
Forum: International Assistance 10-07-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,308
Posted By Blizzaga
Exclamation Research carefully before deciding...

I am sorry. I don't want to be rude, but if you only found a couple of negative reviews, your internet search was, in my opinion, not complete. I think there should be much more out there, that is,...
Forum: International Assistance 09-29-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,308
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile If you are looking at going to Germany for...

If you are looking at going to Germany for artificial disc replacement, I would recommend looking up neurosurgeon Axel Jung at Beta Klinik. He is an excellent surgeon and worked together with Zeegers...
Forum: International Assistance 08-17-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,409
Posted By Blizzaga
I also found this part a bit intimidating....

I also found this part a bit intimidating. However, after cross-checking phone numbers, e-mails and websites, I was confident that the bank account that I am transferring to is correct and belongs to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-17-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,166
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Hi Matt, I am sad to hear that also you...

Hi Matt,

I am sad to hear that also you are suffering from the disabling pain. I wanted to weigh in by mentioning that, upon deciding on surgery, I never had any leg pain. Not even once. All my...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-24-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,685
Posted By Blizzaga
I had it done in Germany. You can find my post in...

I had it done in Germany. You can find my post in the surgical outcome forum. It is very hard for me to say when one is "fully healed", because different people will have different definitions of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-21-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,685
Posted By Blizzaga
I second Joolsy's comments above. My experience...

I second Joolsy's comments above. My experience was quite similar. It did take me 3 weeks to return to work, but I had two levels replaced, so I guess it makes it slightly more invasive for the body....
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-16-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,242
Posted By Blizzaga
I would go for the two-level. Actually, that is...

I would go for the two-level. Actually, that is what I did! Since your original post was in 2012, I think you have already suffered long enough... Just make sure that the diagnosis indication is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-07-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,766
Posted By Blizzaga
I got two levels done with Activ-L (see my...

I got two levels done with Activ-L (see my signature). You can read my story in the surgical outcome section. It was a great success.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-05-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,766
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Welcome!

Hi Dorian and welcome to the forums,

Reading your story is tough. What you are living is no life and I know it, since I was in your position a year ago. I had the two lowest discs out and could...
Forum: International Assistance 07-05-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,020
Posted By Blizzaga
Having somebody with you is very helpful. There...

Having somebody with you is very helpful. There are all kinds of small things that get so much easier if somebody is with you. Everything from getting your shoes on and opening doors to carrying...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-09-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,696
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Hi Cinders, Welcome to the forums. I am sad to...

Hi Cinders,
Welcome to the forums. I am sad to hear that also you are suffering from lumbar pain. It really limits your life. I just want you to know that there is hope.

Your best bet may...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-07-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,565
Posted By Blizzaga
Thumbs up Hi Mike, great to hear that you are doing better!...

Hi Mike, great to hear that you are doing better! I got worried when I heard about the kyphoplasty. Seems like the rescue surgery was a success then? Recovery after a double-surgery like that will...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-28-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,141
Posted By Blizzaga
Hello, I believe 2 weeks would be a...

Hello,

I believe 2 weeks would be a recommended minimum time of stay. I highly recommend booking a flexible return ticket, so that you may change it, if your recovery is slow or there are...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-23-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,816
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Harrison is absolutely correct with the reasoning...

Harrison is absolutely correct with the reasoning of the downsides of traveling, but I still want to partially argument for the other side :)

I would argue that there is a significant price...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-10-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,816
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Many options, many choices...

Hi LumbarSpine,

Welcome! Yes, your story has many similarities to mine. It is a big decision to choose the surgeon and the disc type. Every surgeon will have a different recommendation. It...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-04-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,591
Posted By Blizzaga
Hi Dave, I don't really see why it would...

Hi Dave,

I don't really see why it would be impossible to do 50 lb dumbbells, but it is always a question about if you want to risk it or not. Is lifting those dumbbells your profession that...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-04-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,376
Posted By Blizzaga
bfdfix, that sounds like a terrible event! I hope...

bfdfix, that sounds like a terrible event! I hope you are already feeling a bit better. I can feel for your want to get better and be able to travel. Being stuck housebound in-pain is no life...
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Forum: New Member Introductions 03-27-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,896
Posted By Blizzaga
Unhappy 10 years is a long time to be in pain. Some...

10 years is a long time to be in pain. Some believers say that the tears in a degenerated disc can heal by themselves, but it is just belief, not scientific fact. It is so sad that this lie is used...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-26-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,896
Posted By Blizzaga
Question That disc is really degenerated compared to the...

That disc is really degenerated compared to the other discs. It is very interesting, why that particular disc only. If I were you, I would try to get many independent opinions from different...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-23-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,376
Posted By Blizzaga
Smile Welcome bfdfix, I am sure you will find a...

Welcome bfdfix,

I am sure you will find a lot of useful information on this forum. I take it that you would have surgery in the UK, since there are plenty of spine surgeons there? I think we...
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