i have fibro and my back was killing me with so much back, shoulder, and neck pain. my doc ordered back xrays of thoracic and lumbar spine. the xrays did show some mild degenerative spurring in the mid thoracic spine and some mild degenerative disk disease at L5-S1 level. anyway iam in the worse pain---i thought the fibro pain everywhere the burning pain the stiffness, headaches and everything else was bad with fibro this pain is worse ---i cant believe it im 51 and before fibro i was physically fit and very active.right now im on my new reclyner using my new laptop with a hot heating pad on my back and neck and watching the show 24. my fiance buys me everything i want he has been wonderful to me since i was diagnosed 2 yrs ago. we have been together for 6 yrs.signed painful ren in az.