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... What you have to remeber is that following surgery the mechaniscs of your back will be different and any stress on your back will be felt at the levels below and above the fusion. ... (11 replies)
... Once you get home other than following your surgeon's instructions perfectly, your two most important activities will be walking and resting. In case your surgeon forgets to tell you, limit the amount of time you spend sitting up. ... (11 replies)
... t...for Transforanimal shots...I couldnt get in till Jan. 08..so in the meantime...Off to the chiropraicter..were after a coulpe weeks working on me he suggested Spinal Decompression...here it cost me 3,000. dollars...insurance dosent cover..so we figured we would try it... ... (6 replies)

Hi Husker
Nov 27, 2002
... I'm still mad about having my surgery date moved back. Its amazing how totally clueless they are to how it effects our lives when they call and make these changes. ... (21 replies)
L5-s1 fusion
Mar 17, 2014
... No one can tell you what you should be doing as each surgery is different and each body responds in a unique way. ... (9 replies)
... did say he would do all possible to avoid cutting muscle mass, that that's what leads to more pain and more recovery time. I've raised the issue of PT or rehab following surgery and am being told to wait and see. That I may need to take it easy for a full year to allow the fusion to occur. ... (12 replies)
... It seems that each surgeon has their own protocol. Some doctor's advise that bracing is to remind the patient to avoid certain activities following surgery. Other's advise that a brace is helpful for temporarily support of the spinal repair. It can also aid in pain control by giving your spine support. ... (12 replies)
... My comment is directed more towards others who might be following this thread than to you specifically...but personally I also think it applies to you, regardless of what kind of shape you were in prior to surgery. ... (28 replies)
... run some when my fusion healing allows. ... (16 replies)
... Number one your husband is your partner and should be supportive of this surgery to make you a better partner. If he needs to take two weeks of vacation after your surgery to help with the kids so you can rest and recover than so be it. ... (11 replies)
... Some of you have been following my "saga" and I post on Pain Mgmt. and Spinal Disorders a lot. ... (3 replies)
... A laminectomy is effective to decrease pain and improve function for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a condition that primarily afflicts elderly patients, and is caused by degenerative changes that result in enlargement of the facet joints. ... (5 replies)
... I am one year post op on the removal of the screws and rods that held my back together during the "recovery" period following my second fusion in 3 months. immediately following the surgery, i was a new person. i came out of my brace, and it was as though i had never had the first of my six surgeries. ... (41 replies)
... I am one year post op on the removal of the screws and rods that held my back together during the "recovery" period following my second fusion in 3 months. immediately following the surgery, i was a new person. i came out of my brace, and it was as though i had never had the first of my six surgeries. ... (41 replies)




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