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Learn how a lumbar disc herniates and
can cause lower back pain
Sciatica is leg pain caused by a
problem in the low back.
See how a disc degenerates and how it can cause pain and other symptoms
You don't like to ask easy questions. do you ?
First, write some things down, like your medical history as you know it. Include symptoms, diagnosis, and remedies. Take note of things that have worked and have not worked. These notes will help you with an objective discussion with this new doctor.
Second, give your new PCP the benefit of the doubt for a day. So don't blame the new doc for previous problems, or overburden the discussion with problem doctors from the past. Talk about diagnosis' and treatments.
Getting to the appointment? Uber? How are you at walking? But really, two mikes isn't very far, can you plan a good route?
Good luck tomorrow.
Read my story at Bruce - My StoryACDF C4-C5-C6-C7, and getting better every dayIt has been a process of healing, learning, exercising, and resting - and figuring out when to do which.
redhummingbird said:The muscle spasms have calmed down after increasing Baclofen but my stomach is a mess from chronic gastritis due to NSAIDS. I had to stop taking Advil two days ago because my stomach was hurting so much.
Great news Redhummingbird. I am so glad that it went well.