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    I agree with Mike, a new MRI, my husband had...

    I agree with Mike, a new MRI, my husband had serve lower back pain so he did another MRI, he now has a pinched nerve L5- we are seeing a surgeon to decide on fusion, the steroid injections did not...
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    Hi Mike, Yes he had an MRI showed pinched never...

    Hi Mike,
    Yes he had an MRI showed pinched never L5- Dr, (PM) suggested weeks ago to try the injections, now we feel the fusion of disc is necessary.
    Due to the pain increase, as in my post can't...
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    We are very sorry to read about the lost of your...

    We are very sorry to read about the lost of your friend.
    Marianne / George (eagle 18)
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    sci nurse-pinched nerve

    Can a pinched nerve leed to paralysis? I put a thread under cargiving to Dr. Young, Still no reply. Maybe you can answer this question. Things are getting worse now George cannot sit, stand or walk....
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    Hi Ami, Thank you for the input. Yes I am sure...

    Hi Ami,
    Thank you for the input. Yes I am sure it will cost a whole lot more, due to the fact they put you in a twlight light sleep or maybe completely out.
    I just added to my question to Dr....
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    Help- Dr. Young

    Hi Dr. Young,
    This maybe alittle long but this is what has been happening to my poor husband. He is having great problems with his right leg and cannot walk even with the cane the pain is so bad....
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    Welcome

    Welcome,
    Sorry to hear why you found us, but glad to know we can help.
    I too am a caregiver with a full time job and sometimes you just need to vent and everyone here will listen and give advice...
  8. Thread: medicaid

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    If you already have medicaid, your social worker...

    If you already have medicaid, your social worker can help you with all your questions. Medicaid does pay for an aide to come to your home well at least in New York, but talk with the social worker...
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    Tkb329

    Thank you for the info TKB329,
    I live in Queens, New York, where are they located? and do they have an agency in NY?
    Marianne
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    sci-nurse

    Thank you for the info, my husband never goes out only to the doctors and with my help. He cannot do for his self. But I understand what you are saying. I also will look into the aging and disabilty...
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    Does Medicare Provide An Aid?

    Does anyone know if medicare provides an aid to come to the house to help my husband out with little things? I know if you have medicaid they send people to the house, but he only has medicare. He...
  12. Hi Ami, Sorry to hear of all your troubles,I...

    Hi Ami,
    Sorry to hear of all your troubles,I just went into the site and could not believe what I was reading, but I am so happy to see things worked out well for you and Chad. GOOD LUCK!
    Marianne
  13. Anyone have an idea with the cost is...

    Anyone have an idea with the cost is approximately for the small one used in small apartments. I can't locate any pricing on their web site only about the chairs.
    Thanks
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    Hi, I am also a caregiver for my husband, he is...

    Hi, I am also a caregiver for my husband, he is not in a wheel chair yet, but hardly can walk with a cane. I work full time and he is very loney all day, has no friends can't get out by his self and...
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    I must say slowtuna, I was having a dull day and...

    I must say slowtuna, I was having a dull day and you just made me laugh with that kalee-for-nia:) I don't mean to laugh but that was funny. And yes HMO's are the worse people to deal with, Thank...
  16. He is so cute- I wish you all the best. Good Luck...

    He is so cute- I wish you all the best. Good Luck in training him.
    Now try to get some sleep tonight- if that is possible with all you
    have to do, but try.

    Marianne
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    Mt. Siani- Pm Doctors

    Everyone said go to Mt. Sinai (NY) best PM doctors there, well I must tell you I took my husband twice and not much help in the pain department. A matter of fact they cause you more pain. We have an...
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    Hi Jim, Yes they finally called me back after...

    Hi Jim,
    Yes they finally called me back after leaving a number of messages. A social worker called they do not have a support group in my area, but they are trying to start one up but that is way...
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    Yes I agree that oxyclean may help, I used a pet...

    Yes I agree that oxyclean may help, I used a pet product from a pet store for my mother when her furniture would get soiled, it really takes out odors not sure of the name, but if you go to a pet...
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    Thank you

    Okay I will try again and see what happens

    Marianne
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    United Spinal Website

    Hi Everyone,
    Back on August 25th I posted a thread for anyone in the Queens area.
    I received a few replys. One was from Dave H, and the other from Jim.
    They suggested I contact United Spinal...
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    Yes I will talk with his sci dr. we starting going to Mt. Sinai and they have a rehab. center i believe.

    Thanks again
    Marianne
  23. Dr.yound / Sci Nurse -rehab/drug Addiction

    Has anyone every went to rehab for drug addiction? If so where can I call for information in the New York Area?
    My husband is so addicted that he is scared, but wants help in finding a rehab. that...
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    Thank You Dr. Young

    I will show my husband your reply when I get home. No he has not tried any of the suggestions you posted. We will talk about this. The only thing I can do is hope for the best at this point and...
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    Dr Young- Methadone?

    Hi Dr. Young,

    My husband (eagle18) starting taking methadone about 5 days ago.
    It seemed to help his pain along with the perocit, but now he has some chest pains and we had an ekg done and the...
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