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Old 10-29-13, 05:28 AM
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Glad you are okay Doug.
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Old 10-29-13, 06:20 AM
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Heard back from my brother who lives right by the sea not far from Stapfam - he wasn't bothered, rode his bike into work as usual.
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Old 10-31-13, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Bikey Mikey
Hip problem? Back problems can manifest as pain in the hip. I just got an epidural for the L4/L5(where I herniated a disc in 2000) a couple of weeks ago. It's gotten a lot better, but prior to the injection and PT, I had sciatica that radiated from my buttocks, to hip, side and back of the quads, the calf and side of the lower leg, to the ankle and even into the toes occasionally--but it has vastly improved now.
Boy, does that sound familiar. I did mine in 1994 and within the last year it has reared its ugly head. Fortunately it calms down when I'm on the bike.

I suppose I'll have to address it eventually, hope the epidural's and PT do the trick again. I have a friend who had to have surgery recently. Fortunately it was highly successful.
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Old 11-01-13, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Planemaker
I for one as newbie have enjoyed your posts and learned much from you. I hope when the time is right you will return.
+1 on that.
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Old 11-01-13, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by ZmanKC
I have a friend who had to have surgery recently. Fortunately it was highly successful.
Judging from my late Dad's results, I'd save back surgery for a very last resort option.

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