I have been to my MD, a neurologist and a Chiropracter. I've had an MRI and a Catscan. Diagnosis--chronic nerve problem. I went to physical therapy twice and it aggravited it. Strangely, I lay down to bed and sleep well. I can't even tie my shoes w/o pain and I have taken Neurontin,Lyrica,and Tramadol and it made me sick. applied heating and cold packs--no help. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? HELP!
I am having all kinds of nerve related issues due to Osteoarrthritis in my spine. This is causing Spinal Stenosis which is narrowing of the spinal canal which compresses nerves. I have found the best thing for me is traction. I haven't been able to afford the lumbar spine machine, but I did purchase a cervical machine. It helps for now. It isn't a cure, but it does help with decompressing the spine enough to bring a little relief. Please, if you have never tried it, consult your Dr. first and get some training so not to cause further damage. The only 'medication' that has helped me is medicinal cannabis. All the other 'meds' they always hand out, gave me too many side affects to be helpful. Good luck to you and stay strong.
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