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Osteoarthritis and Spinal Stenosis

Started by TheBlonde on 08/19/2012 11:23pm

Hi...my name is TheBlonde and I have sever osteoaethritis through out my body from years of dancing and wear and tear on my joints. I started at 5 and am now 67! I am looking at neurosurgery if the stenosis continues...I have cervical spine nerve compression and two of my vertebrae have used by themselves and one is trying and has not completely fused...my lumbar spine ,the sports medicine doctor, said is a train wreck so I am wondering where I go from here? I had a hip resurface in 2006 and my hip is great. I take pilates with a trainer and have been for 6 years. I danced up until last year every week an hour and half as well as doing pilates. I work 42 hours a week and deal with the pain with Motrin and meditation , It seems like I always have had pain or hurt dancing so this is pain with pins and needles and nerves jumping which is scary! I would appreciate anyone imput! Thanks

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