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Spinal Surgery When On Alendronic Acid And Adcal D3
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I wonder if anyone has had spinal surgery when suffering osteoporosis.
I possibly need (or will need sometime in the future) a spinal fushion.
Is the fact I've had a wedge fracture to T!1 and am on medication for this make a difference
have spinal stenosis and will need to
have a spinal fusion to my lumber spine.

Whoosh Of Pain In Lower Back And Legs. Legs Are Weak And Heavy.
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭

Over the last month I have had an odd occurrence of pain and weakness in my legs. It has happened three times. Suddenly I feel a whoosh of pain in my back that shoots down my legs. Pain subsides relatively quickly however my legs feel very heavy and weak. Makes it difficult to walk and stand. Am wondering if it is all related to my osteoporosis in my spine and hip. Scary when this happens.

A MyOsteoTeam Member

I know the feeling. I twisted my knee and was slow to recover .it's hard.

Has Anyone Experienced Vertebral Fractures And Scoliosis?
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I refused bone meds out of fear of side effects and have suffered four vertebral fractures and scoliosis. I am miserable and now my oncologist says they probably can’t be fixed by Kyphoplasty because I have discs involved. But I need an MRI and to see a neurosurgeon. I’ve been in a recliner for seven months and I feel my life is over. Can anyone relate or help me?

A MyOsteoTeam Member

What is scoliosis? . Sorry to hear you had those fractures and I know the pain is horrendous having had 3 vertebrae fractures and feel like pain never goes been in pain now 8 years and keep getting… read more

Fosamax: What Have Your Experiences With This Drug Been? Positive Or Negative?
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭

My mother took Fosamax for over 8 years and still broke her hip. I have friends who have tried the shots and still broken bones. What have you found the most effective treatment for osteoporosis? I am also trying the exercise program by Margaret Martin. I already exercise daily and this helps me focus on a program particular to osteoporosis; including tips on what not to do. I have also heard that your diet is also a factor? Has anyone found this to be true? Thanks so much.

A MyOsteoTeam Member

More than two years on Fosamax. No side effects. I am still osteopenia. It has helped stopping my bone lost

Has Anyone Had Success With Prolia? Has Anyone Had Side Affects?
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I have just had a bone density test after 2 years on Prolia. I have had no side affects and now my bone density in my spine has increased 14.5 percent. Seems good to me. I understand bone quality may… read more

Has Any One Took Bonivia?
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had a t-score of -6.4 in lower back. I been battling 3-5 broken ribs for 3 years, and only one has healed a long with
a lung hernia that keep getting larger. I took Forteo for 2 yrs and now my Doctor wants me to take Bonivia
I already have jaw bone loss, gum problems, acid re flux, have had bleeding ulcers in the past, and was told
I had the makings of barrettes esophagus all of which Bonivia can cause. I am going to have to discuss this with
my Doctor. I had a spine Dr. tell me he only… read more

A MyOsteoTeam Member

In 2017 I ended up having 5 ribs to break all at different times, after the first 3 breaks is when the did the test and told me I had osteoporosis.The pain was bad. A lot worse at 60 than in my teens… read more

Why Is Osteoarthritis Worse In My Spine Making Some Days Harder To Walk
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I have osteoarthritis all over my body but now my spinal pain is getting worse some time it hard to walk as my spine raises up

A MyOsteoTeam Member

Today I had terrible pain in the bones in my spine. I had to lay on my back in bed and I litterally could not move. Pain was off the charts. I tried to sit up and my back went into many spasms and… read more

Is There Any Treatment Or Help I Can Get To Release The Nerve
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I have degenerative osteoarthritis of my Lower spine which has caused sciatica to my right leg , the pain is unbearable especially in the mornings, I’ve tried stretches and am quite active but it seems that after I relax the pain gets worse , it’s been going on for 5 months now sometimes it wakes me up during the night

A MyOsteoTeam Member

I’ve had sciatica. The only thing that helped was steroids.It literally took the pain away, the only thing is, you can’t stay on them

I'm Wondering How People Feel About Prolia. Has It Proven To Prevent Fractures? Does It Build Bone? Are People Suffering Side Effects?
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭
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I just had my 3rd Prolia injection two weeks ago I have had no side affects and feel great. Hope it’s working. Will not have bone density until the Fall. I do wonder what is next after next year as… read more

Hip Fracture While On Treatment
A MyOsteoTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had been taking Forteo injections for two years and did have an increase in my T-score, especially the hip area. Then once off for a few months for some dental work before starting Prolia, I fell and broke my hip. Now I experience anxiety, experience thigh pain when I am up for an extended period of time.

Has anyone else ever had a fracture while on treatment?

A MyOsteoTeam Member

I am very sorry to learn of your hip fracture. Having broken both femurs, 4 years apart, I was referred to my Endroconogolist who put me on Prolia in 2007-2009. The only problem I am experiencing… read more