• mamadukes mamadukes
    July 27, 2009
    Can sciatic nerve pain cause pain in the groin?
    mamadukes mamadukes
    July 27, 2009

    I have degenerative bone disease. Six years ago doctors found I had developed spinal stenosis as well as spondelothesis. Five years ago, I had a laminectomy. The pain keeps getting worse and the orthopaedist said the area where the surgery had been done looked fine, but I have developed more stenosis in my cervical spine. I still have the original (pre-laminectomy) sciatic nerve pain, now in both legs.

    I have noticed a huge crush of pain right before I know I have my period. Can sciatic nerve pain be worsened by the uterine contractions caused with menstruation? What would be the drawback to cauterizing my sciatic nerve?  

    Also, why is it doctors only want to treat me for pain medication addiction (I have no love of them, but I cannot tolerate the severity of pain, the relentless attack of it). Is there any way to keep my spine from further degeneration?

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