Surgery and Home Again: L4/L5 and L5/S1 Microdiscectomy

November 4, 2016 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

My experience getting a microdiscectomy on two levels (L4/5 and L5/S1) and starting my recovery.

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Ready to Turn this Around

November 2, 2016 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

Getting ready for microdiscectomy surgery.

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Disc Extrusion: A Neurosurgeon’s Advice

October 24, 2016 Fitness

Visit with a neurosurgeon for my disc extrusion that’s causing weakness in my left leg.

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A Good Talk

October 19, 2016 Fitness

Getting some perspective on surgeons and possible microdiscectomy surgery from my sports medicine doctor.

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Still in Limbo

October 16, 2016 Fitness

Two different opinions on what I should do about my extruded disc that’s causing weakness in my leg and foot.

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Mending my Back: Injections, Pros and Cons of Surgery

October 9, 2016 Fitness

Looking into the pros and cons of decompressive surgery for a herniated disc while waiting to see how it recovers on its own.

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Salad

October 8, 2016 All Year

A roasted garlic cauliflower salad with steam-roasted cauliflower for your winter dining pleasure.

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Cocoa Cherry Smoothie

September 30, 2016 All Year

A cocoa cherry smoothie with no added sugar.

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Therapeutic Yoga and other Easy Exercise

September 26, 2016 Fitness

Trying to stay a little active as I work through a back injury.

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Chocolate Banana Nutella Smoothie

September 19, 2016 All Year

Chocolate and hazelnuts add Nutella flavor to this healthy smoothie.

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