Ok, Dec. 20th 2012, i was rearended at 45mph. Went to hospital and CT scan showed L1-L5 disc protrusion. Went back to work and was miserable every day. So time goes on and the morning of April 8th 2014 i tripped over a cord at home and my head smashed into my car with all my body weight, I woke up on the ground and both my arms and hands were burning like on fire. I went to hospital, had MRI, CT scan and X-rays. They said i bruised my spinal cord and sent me home in tears with some kind of inflammatory pills. I don't remember what they were but i took one and it was worse. I went to another hospital within 2hrs. after the first hospital. I explained same story as before and they instantly strapped me down and performed MRI, CT and X-rays. Now here was my diagnosis. "Severe cervical stenosis C5-C6, Spinal cord syndrome with severe bilateral foraminal narrowing and signal change within cord consistant with contusion." I was on oxygen and catheter put in. I was then prepped for life flight by airplane to Mercy hospital in Redding, CA. they performed emergency surgery which included anterior cervical discectomy with decompression of central canal and anterior interbody fusion C5-C6. Ok, now i'm really in pain. I became very depressed and bills stacking up and now i cannot support my family. My neurologist filled out paperwork for SSDI. Well all good except they messed up my earnings and then i was really hot. So anyway, the wife and I are fighting horribly and threatened her and was arrested for terrorists threats and corporal injury on spouse. I took full responsibility and did 20 months in prison. I was in a medical facility in prison and was on nerve and pain medication. So Dec. 9th 2015 I came home with 30 days of medication until i get established with primary care physician. So it took 2 months to do that and when i talked to him and told him i have no pain management, he gives me back the gabapentin which is good but only gives me one 15mg meloxicam a day for pain. Well it does nothing at all. he ordered another MRI and now am having problems with insurance accepting it i guess. when i told him about my back he told me, "Lets deal with one thing at a time" I gave him all paperwork on my back and my neck surgery so he would believe me but he says he has protocol before he can give pain meds. Well ok i guess but i sit here in misery and pain now. I called my neurologist and its been over one year so i would need new MRI and X-ray to be seen again. Well now im havin problems with that now so its so frustrating. So here is the other little rundown, I live in a little town in Crescent City, Ca. so getting a descent doctor is about impossible, none of them know anything and I sit in miserable pain due to this. I filed again for SSDI and i believe it doesnt help my case having a doctor that knows nothing, taking his time and doesnt help with my pain management. So now that i think about it my original post for erectile dysfunction probably has a little to do with stress. That's a nutshell of everything till now so any advice on this doctor thing would be very helpful..... THANK YOU.
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