Botched up spinal tap

John - stix@stjoelive.com

I had a spinal tap 1 year ago today, my tailbone is sore and tender all of the time. I think the radiologist who done it hit the nerves going down both legs because they throb along with my ankles and ache all day long. Forget about sex, just too painful.

I did a full MRI spinal exam and there is a protruding disc abutting the central cord at t8-9 and a small protruding disc at the tailbone area. I think the radiologist should be sued. I am at a lost cause, went to a neurosurgeon and he said he would not operate. So here I sit and suffer day in and day out. Very depressing.

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Updated 2005-10-02

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