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The headaches from the c/s are terrible, it starts at both temples and goes into my eyes .My neck is so stiff,
I walk a fine line everyday trying not to make the pain worse. My quality of life has gone from a very sporty type guy to a couch potato, or lying in bed with heating pads on. I don't sleep well, have become depressed , can't work, I'm 51yo and I feel like I'm 90. I have osteoporosis quite bad in my left hip and lower back. Also degenerative disc disease in my bsck and neck. I saw the specialist today at our top rated spinal chord unit , I've been there many times before due to another spinal condition., Scheurmans disease . Google . It's rare and gives me lots of lower back pain and there nothing they can do because of the degenerative disc disease. Now I just found out I have c/s and with a fall or fender bender I could be paralyzed . I've been referred to the top specialist that deals with cervical stenosis and other beck/ spinal conditions . Does anybody have any insight or give me some hope. The doctor today thought I was not a candidate for surgery due to my osteoporosis, I now wait 6 weeks to find out what the top dog has to say. I feel lost and scared, life as I knew it has disappeared. I no longer feel part of the real world , im on disability and in today's money hungry world irs hard to survive . I live in Vancouver Canada, can't survive on $1100 per month when my rent is more than that. I had to sell condo, my savings are drying up , where will I live in 10 years . Without your health life is not mind, money can't buy you happiness. Anybody else hsve any advice or input ? I'm not giving up , I'm a fighter but some days it does get to you . I can't remember the last time I had a pain free day . Am i alone??
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