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Herniated

Yes, that's me. Mr. Herniated. Herniated disk at c7, bulging on right side, pinching the nerve which is causing the numbness and tingling in my right arm, shoulder, elbow and hand. Mostly, the numb forefinger that I've had for weeks.

Oh boy. Next stop - Neurosurgeon. My guess is the answer will be "Surgery Now" or "Surgery Later" - disks don't repair themselves, even with drugs and therapy.

So, I'm a little depressed about this.

Getting old sucks.

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it_aint_easy
Apr. 1st, 2009 06:18 pm (UTC)
Ack!
Yipe Scott! I wish you well in dealing with this. Numb fingers are problematic for computer professionals, and even more for guitarists. Here's to a full, quick recovery.

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