Hi, folks! I'm Marylee54, but got somehow locked out and had to register again. Well, anyways, here I am again.
A few weeks ago I fell and injured my pelvis. I had a spinal fusion done about 2 years ago, with total relief form pain, then I fell and injured myself all over again.
Fortunately, the fusion did NOT break.
But I sustained several small pelvic fractures, they said would not heal without proper support, and recommended a sacroplasty. There's only a few medical centers in the country that does them (or at least does them well), one's in Houston, fortunately, we live near Houston.
So, I'm just wondering, has anyone had that procedure done and how did it work? I would have to be in the hospital 1-2 nights for pain management, but the way I feel right now, it couldn't be much worse! This is the type of fracture little old ladies have and don't recover from, I'm 55, I have severe osteoporosis, but fortunately I'm on Reclast and they think that helped strengthen my bones so they didn't break too bad.
I'm in so much pain right now, I take Vicodin and also have percocet, but don't like percocet, it makes me loopy. Now here's the good news---We have insurance! Real insurance, not a "funny" policy, so I can access the best medical science has to offer. good thing we didn't wait on the Obama plan!
Well, whatever, has anyone had this procedure? My only other alternative is tough it out, it won't heal properly on its own. BTW, I tripped and fell trying to get my cat, darned cat!