Everything Happens For A Reason
I’m really not sure what that reason is yet, but I look forward to finding out. Well it’s been almost three weeks since my last informative post about my foot drop and impending surgery. Well, I called the office last Friday to speak with the surgeon’s medical assistant and to see if Dr. Levin wanted to see me before my scheduled surgery on the 26th of September. Here is the...
A Chip Off The Old Block
“Then” has come and gone, so it’s about time I write this. I went to meet with Dr Levin for a surgery consultation yesterday. He explained to me in more detail what I have going on as he sees it on the MRI. Basically, my extruded disc is actually a piece or fragment of the disc between L4 and L5 that has dislodged itself and is now caught between my vertebrae and the nerve that...
Matt, When Sylvia had her back surgery years ago she emphasized the importance of using a neurosurgeon who knows all the spinal nerve intricacies well. At that time there was a great neurosurgeon at GW, and all the Doctors went to him for back surgery. Find out where the doctors are going these days, and at least have a consult with a neurosurgeon.