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Forum: The Naturopathic Corner 02-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,394
Posted By Eddie_G
I have replaced ALL my pills with medical...

I have replaced ALL my pills with medical marijuana. I needed a particular strain to get off the opiates. It took me 4 times to detox from 4mg Roxi every 3 hours. My script was 90mg Roxi every 3...
Forum: The Big File 11-11-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,404
Posted By Eddie_G
One problem is that I can't get in to see a...

One problem is that I can't get in to see a Rhumatologist for months and my fusion is in 2 weeks. I have a call into my surgeon to ask him if the possibility of having arthritis would affect my...
Forum: The Big File 11-10-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,404
Posted By Eddie_G
Psoriasis Anyone?

I am wondering if there is any connection with my spine and the small reddish dry skin areas on my body. I have a spot on each ankle, both ring fingers, both ring toes. I have stiffness in my feet...
Forum: The Big File 11-02-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,341
Posted By Eddie_G
Here is a recent petition that makes alot of...

Here is a recent petition that makes alot of sense to me about rescheduling, (written by someone much smarter than me) It seems it should have been rescheduled in 1996:

Re: Petition for Marijuana...
Forum: The Big File 11-01-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,341
Posted By Eddie_G
I agree that smoking is not a good way to injest...

I agree that smoking is not a good way to injest cannabis. The dispenseries in California (and other states) offer cannabis cookies, brownies and tinctures for patients who choose not to smoke and...
Forum: The Big File 11-01-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,341
Posted By Eddie_G
How does cannabis use affect the spine? I know...

How does cannabis use affect the spine? I know alot of medical marijuana patients use cannabis to relieve the pain and alot of them smoke it as opposed to using a tincture, or a food. Smoking...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-01-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,453
Posted By Eddie_G
Hi Molly, It sucks feelin crummy I know. I have a...

Hi Molly, It sucks feelin crummy I know. I have a Prodisc at L4-L5. When I had the original discogram 3 years ago, it confirmed the degeneration at L4-L5 and an annular tear at L5-S1. The tear in the...
Forum: The Big File 10-21-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,077
Posted By Eddie_G
I don't think it's as much what's the "best...

I don't think it's as much what's the "best artificial disc" as it is who are the best doctors and best hospitals for your procedure. You should really read alot deeper here and research which...
Forum: The Big File 03-31-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,581
Posted By Eddie_G
Newbie, rookie, fresh fish, just don't call me a...

Newbie, rookie, fresh fish, just don't call me a troll!
Forum: The Big File 02-11-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,886
Posted By Eddie_G
16 weeks and constant 7/10 pain in my back. ...

16 weeks and constant 7/10 pain in my back.

No horrible 10/10 episodes* though. That's promising.



* episode = lying on the floor in agony for an hour while my cats lick my face
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-30-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,226
Posted By Eddie_G
I know our health care systems are different but...

I know our health care systems are different but did your company send you to an "independant medical examiner"? I asked for a choice of a few examiners because of "transportation" issues and then...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-30-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,226
Posted By Eddie_G
They tried pushing fusion on me but I refused and...

They tried pushing fusion on me but I refused and found ADR friendly doctors to satisfy my insurance company.
ADR is not considered experimental. The insurance adjusters first reaction is to deny...
Forum: Insurance Hell 01-30-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By Eddie_G
The doctors they pay are fossils and they like it...

The doctors they pay are fossils and they like it like that

Out of state claims

General greed

General stupidness

General uncaring
Forum: The Big File 01-30-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,070
Posted By Eddie_G
I would definitely find the money for a 1st class...

I would definitely find the money for a 1st class ticket. That's a looong ride to be uncomfortable. My spine problem is lower than yours so of course a seat is more important to me. However, you...
Forum: Insurance Hell 01-30-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,273
Posted By Eddie_G
Good for you! The more the merrier I always say!

Good for you! The more the merrier I always say!
Forum: Insurance Hell 11-16-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,475
Posted By Eddie_G
It's a great feeling 'aint it? They are finally...

It's a great feeling 'aint it? They are finally coming around. Congratulations!
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-17-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,607
Posted By Eddie_G
I thought we could only have CAT scans after...

I thought we could only have CAT scans after receiving our prosthesis (prosthesis's?)(prosthesi?)

Clicking & clunking should get checked by your doctor.
Clucking - check for feathers.

Good...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-10-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,179
Posted By Eddie_G
Hi Kap, Sorry you feel pain like the rest...

Hi Kap,

Sorry you feel pain like the rest of us here. The reason I jumped into the ADR camp was because I feel it's the most logical choice for me. I'm only 38 and I believe that immobolizing an...
Forum: The Big File 10-06-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,010
Posted By Eddie_G
What a total and complete @ss! I barely drive but...

What a total and complete @ss! I barely drive but when I do, you can be darn sure I'm not going to sit still. I would be moving all over the room too. I go through the exact same thing. This doctor...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-26-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,969
Posted By Eddie_G
You guys are making the discogram sound nice....

You guys are making the discogram sound nice. It's more like someone sticking a heated knife into your back/leg and twisting it. http://adrsupport.org/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

It is...
Forum: The Big File 09-25-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Eddie_G
Today I got my Prodisc surgery scheduled with Dr....

Today I got my Prodisc surgery scheduled with Dr. Goldstein for Tuesday October 24. I'll need a "medical clearance" first which should happen in the next few weeks.
I am also happy because when...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-24-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,969
Posted By Eddie_G
Welcome Cat, You can spend quite a few hours...

Welcome Cat,

You can spend quite a few hours here doing searches and just reading reading and more reading. I hope to get a Prodisc in October by Dr. Goldstein at NYU. I don't know anything about...
Forum: The Big File 09-23-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Eddie_G
Thank you everyone for your support. I wouldn't...

Thank you everyone for your support. I wouldn't have known what was best for me if it wasn't for this website (and a few others).

DONT GIVE UP! FIND WHAT'S BEST FOR YOU AND FIGHT FOR IT! THE...
Forum: The Big File 09-22-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Eddie_G
If it wasn't for my 9/10 pain today & nausea, I...

If it wasn't for my 9/10 pain today & nausea, I would be alot happier, but I finally got approval! I got a call from the nurse at work who said she was sending Liberty Mutual's approval letter to Dr....
Forum: The Big File 09-13-2006, 05:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Eddie_G
I heard of two people at work that received large...

I heard of two people at work that received large settlements of $$$ from WC injuries. One gentleman got 100,000 for a shoulder. One woman (whom I did not like at all) got about the same for falling...
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