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Advise....consequential injury

Hi Everyone!

I have been dealing with a back injury since 2006 (FL). I have had a couple of MRI's and they seem to get worse. I have went through PT, 16 Shots, EMG and lots of pills...ugh! In December 2008, I was scheduled for fusion w/ the cage and hardware; the day before it was canceled due to the carrier not authorizing it??..!! I haven't been able to get the courage to re-schedule. My left leg suffers with odd sensations, it feels just like a 9 volt battery being stuck to your tongue or worse!

1 Week ago my left leg went numb and I fell down and banged my right shoulder pretty bad. My treating doctor says that he will fight for a MRI of my shoulder because he feels its related. Does anyone have experience with a consequential injury? How hard is it to get treated?
it probably depends on the type of injury. they will likely get a second opinion.
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well if i were you i would get it done asap..i had a 2 level fusion 11 months ago and im nearly pain free..did have the hardware removed last week and that helped alot..i would def recomend having the surgery sounds like you need it

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