I had an add on extension to the S1-T10 taking it up to T4 18 months ago. No I have not had diagnostic testing for pain such as ablation but I did have short term success with trigger point injections at T4 but would wear off quickly. The loose screws at C7 were a bonus find on tspine imaging. Surgeon said if it’s not causing me trouble swallowing we will watch and wait. This is the first time I heard non union at that C level. I believe the compression fracture which wedged within 6 weeks of the extension will never heal on its own without surgery. Then the kyphosis issue.
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