I first posted on here a few months back as i injured my lower back october 9th, always been active, busy, work full time, a little overweight. Now having to rely on everyone else, can't drive, very very limited duties at work and short hours, feel like giving up some days. Can only walk for 5 mins then in complete agony, deep sitting, staying in same position, bending.Causes a lot of pain. In pain all day, starting to give me restless nights.
Specialist has referred me to pain clinic, on apr 6th-they cant give me any time period for waiting time which is so depressing nearly ready to give up work! Although specialist never told me i have a Tarlov cyst which is next to prolapsed disc at S1. He thinks its the disc pushing on the nerve rather than the cyst although not sure how he knows which is causing pain.I looked up the symptoms and i have most of it. Im very annoyed he never told me i had this.
So if anyone has experienced having a tarlov cyst please let me know mine is small atm 14 mm.
Also what the nerve root block entails as that is what i will be having.Im going to call specialist to see if he can help speed up pain clinic app and keep nagging the pain clinic to see if that helps? I live in Hampshire so if anyone lives in same area and attends a pain clinic let me know what your initial waiting time was ?