I didn’t get the news I was hoping for yesterday.

My bilateral branch blocks did not work. My Pain Management doctor went over my x-rays and MRI’s with my Neurosurgeon, luckily they share the same office.

My Pain Management doctor told me there’s a good possibility of more spinal surgery, the the disc on C-3 has moved more than expected (it’s just above my fusion of C-4 through C-7).

My Neurosurgeon and Orthopedic doctor will be discussing my case next week. So I’m on pins and needles here!

The Pain Management doctor will have to skip Step Two and go to Step Three, but it’s too tight in my upper neck to get the leads in for the Spinal Cord Stimulator leads to get up there, so if I have surgery, he’s hoping the leads can be put in then.

I was not expecting this at all yesterday, just more stress added. My headaches have worsened and pain in neck also.


About Grandmomof7

I’ve been Stay At Home Wife & Mom for 40 years. then in Dec. 2011 I became a widow when GBM-4 Brain Cancer took Rudy from me. We raised 3 daughters (our 4th daughter in heaven) and have 7 grandkids. Originally from Northern California, but have lived in Eastern Washington since 1981. I do allot of crafts, such as sewing, crochet, cross stitch, baking, cake decorating, scrapbooking, paper crafting and family genealogy. In June 2014, I became a caregiver again, this time with my Mom. Mom passed away on Dec. 30, 2014.
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2 Responses to I didn’t get the news I was hoping for yesterday.

  1. reneemorrisdezember says:

    I hope you can hear from the Doctor again real soon – and he can get this pain to stop 😦

  2. Grandmom says:

    Thank you, me too!

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