I saw my neurosurgeon yesterday, who said he wouldn't do surgery until I tried transforaminal epidural injections at L5-S1. I have a collapsed disc at that level and a great deal of pain since there's not enough room for the nerves to live.
Has anyone had this kind of injection? Any success stories? Of course, that's what I'm hoping for, but I'm open to hearing anything. I've had facet injections that lasted three months, and a general epidural that wore off in four days. I'm used to the needles, I just hope it's worth it.
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I *heart* my TENS unit.