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Pain Management doctor October 2019 – in the age of opioid...

I have been waiting on this appointment for a month. It’s the follow-up from my radiofrequency ablation of my right SI joint. ...

Why surgery is not a good option for my lumbar spine...

A few people have asked me why I don’t have spinal surgery.  I saw a neurosurgeon earlier this year, and surgery was an option,...

The current state of my spine…left leg partial paralysis, foot drop...

Just over a week ago I woke at 3am in agony.  Horrible pain, down my left side.  Different to the usual rheumatoid arthritis pain,...

What is Spondylosis – Osteoarthritis of the spine

Spondylosis is a common finding on spinal MRI where the patient has neck or back pain.  It is commonly used to describe osteoarthritis of...

What is Foraminal Stenosis?

The neural foramen is the opening between every two vertebrae where the nerve roots exit the spine.  The term ‘Stenosis’ means narrowing.  So in...